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Alerts & Updates

Maine Cash Access

October 14, 2022

Maine Cash Access Communication When Maine Cash Access (MCA) was formed in 2000, there were more than 16 community banks offering 230+ surcharge‐free ATMs. Over the years, several banks have exited the alliance and continue to do so causing the dissolving of Maine Cash Access. On Thursday, January 19th, with the dissolving of MCA, the

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Tips to keep you safe

October 4, 2022

There are some things First Federal Savings will never ask you to give out over the phone, via email or text. Banking requires the use of personal information, (i.e. social security number) but you should never release this information over the phone, via text, or email, even if it seems like the person contacting you

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COVID-19 Response

December 2, 2020

Effective Monday, December 14, 2020 Because the health and safety of our customers, employees and community is our highest priority, all First Federal Savings lobbies will be CLOSED until further notice. Although our lobbies will be closed, we will continue to be available at our drive-up locations and by appointment.  This includes: Business deposits that

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Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

May 18, 2020

MAY 18, 2020 The Treasury and the IRS are starting to send nearly 4 million Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) by prepaid debit card, instead of by paper check. EIP Card recipients can make purchases, get cash from in-network ATMs, and transfer funds to their personal bank account without incurring any fees. They can also check

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Protect Yourself from Social Security Scams

January 27, 2020

Scammers are pretending to be government employees. Scammers will try to scare you and trick you into giving them your personal information and money. They may threaten you or your family and may demand immediate payment to avoid arrest or other legal action. DON’T BE FOOLED! IF YOU RECEIVE A SUSPICIOUS CALL: 1. Hang up!

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Tis the Season!

December 13, 2019

It’s Holiday Season for the bad guys too! But not the way you might think. They go into scam-overdrive mode. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days and the bad guys are planning to get rich with your money. So, here are the Top 8 Fraud Alert Tips Never click on

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The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

September 13, 2017

Per the Federal Trade Commission If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. Here are the facts, according to Equifax. The breach lasted

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Phony Text Messages

September 12, 2016

  Customers are urged to NEVER GIVE OUT YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER or the number on you card or your PIN number. What to do if you should receive a call or text: NEVER respond with account information CALL us directly at 1-800-499-8711 and talk to a customer service representative to clarify that this is fraudulent.

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Protect Against Tax Scams

March 1, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service is educating taxpayers on the most prevalent scams in 2016. We are working hard to help you keep your money safe and protect against tax scams. Below are the most commonly seen tax scams. Please stay vigilant, and contact your local branch office immediately, if you feel you have been compromised.

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Scams to Watch For

November 17, 2015

1. Black Friday/Cyber Monday Specials This time of year, online scams use a variety of lures to get unsuspecting buyers to click on links or open attachments. Bad guys build complete copies of well-known sites, send emails promoting great deals, sell products and take credit card information – but never deliver the goods. Sites that

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