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Alerts & Updates

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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EMV: Enhanced Security Chip Cards

September 2, 2015

A smart way to safeguard your money. Information programmed into the chip is personalized for your account and each transaction is unique, adding a new safeguard against fraud. How do chip cards work? If a merchant is already using a chip-enabled terminal, paying is as easy as: Using a chip card at an updated POS

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Debit Card Protection Service

August 29, 2011

If we suspect fraudulent ATM or debit card use, we’ll be calling you to validate the legitimacy of your transactions. Your participation in responding to our call is critical to prevent potential risk and avoid restrictions we may place on the use of your card.

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