g_news_banner Here’s what LGFCU is doing about the Heartbleed bug

LGFCU has secured its websites with additional protections to keep member data safe from the recently announced security bug known as Heartbleed.

Microsoft ending support of Windows XP on April 8

Beginning April 8, Microsoft will no longer provide support to their Windows XP Operating System. If you’re a Windows XP user, here is what you need to know.

All members are invited to the 2014 Annual Meeting

LGFCU’s Annual Meeting will be held in Raleigh on April 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Come see the credit union difference in action!

What to do when a sudden expense happens

Deciding the best way to pay for an unexpected expense.

Upcoming Shred Events

Bring your documents to a shred event sponsored by LGFCU and safely dispose of your personal records.

Creating a successful spending plan

We all know we should have a budget. But sort of like ‘diet’ and ‘taxes’, the word ‘budget’ just sounds like it’s going to hurt. So maybe we shouldn’t get so hung up on the name. There are many reasons why you should establish and maintain a spending plan for your household, whatever you decide to call it.

Know your rights with debt collectors

Owing debt is hard. Throw in someone calling and harassing you about it night and day and you’ve got a miserable situation on your hands. Find out how to keep debt collectors from making your life a nightmare.

Buying secondary-market tickets

Sports are always in season, whether it's the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL or NASCAR—not to mention college sports—and sometimes watching on TV just doesn't cut it. When you go to purchase tickets for these events, you often find they are either sold out, or the prices are no match for your budget. This is when people often look to the secondary ticket market, a $10-billion-a-year industry, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

ALERT: New “Vishing” Scam Targets CU Members

A new phone fraud scheme is trying to steal sensitive financial information by pretending to be the NCUA.

Choosing a secure password

How do you create a secure password? We have a few tips to get you going.

Why you need a will

While everyone is uncomfortable at the idea of planning for death, it’s an important way to spare your loved ones the problems that can arise from trying to distribute assets and property without a will.

Take the 52-Week Money Challenge

Kick off your financial new year with this easy way to start saving money.

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