Money & Finance

Identity Theft Protection Services

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on November 5, 2013 in Government Affairs , Money & Finance , News
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Identity Theft Protection ServicesCSID, a leading provider of global enterprise-level identity protection and fraud detection technologies and solutions, will assist South Carolina taxpayers with state-provided identity protection coverage beginning October 24, 2013. The deadline for enrollment is October 1, 2014.

Eligible South Carolina taxpayers can enroll with CSID at www.scidprotection.com or 855-880-2743.

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Financial Etiquette Dos and Don’ts:

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on August 20, 2013 in Money & Finance , News
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Financial Etiquette Dos and Don’ts:by Ken York, AAMS.*
Financial & Estate Advisor

Tis the season for graduations, weddings, family reunions, vacations and gift giving galore. If your packed summer event schedule is taking a toll on your financial health, it’s important to set expectations with your family and friends before hosting that block party together or pitching in on a graduation gift for your niece. Talking about money with family members and friends can feel awkward, but in some instances, not talking about financial expectations upfront can create stress and tension down the road. It could also leave you with a larger dent in your pocketbook than you expected. read more »

South Carolina Federal Credit Union June Financial Ed. Seminars

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on May 23, 2013 in Community Events , Money & Finance , News
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The Car Buying Experience: Shopping in Today’s Market

New vs. used. Buy vs. lease. Zero percent financing vs. rebate. With so many choices available, buying a car can sometimes be confusing and stressful. This seminar covers car shopping considerations, whether you should buy new or used or lease, your credit score and financing, getting the best price and more.

Wednesday, June 12, 11 a.m. – noon

South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, 6265 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston


Your Credit Score

Join us to learn about different types of scoring models, particularly the FICO score, and what steps you can take to have a good score.

Tuesday, June 18th, 11 a.m. – noon

South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, 6265 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston


Homeownership: Start the Home Buying Process Off Right!

Bonus Session: Understanding Home Equity

The preparation for homeownership begins long before the purchase actually takes place. This seminar covers information about the pre-purchase process, types of mortgages, loan qualifications and more.

Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, 6265 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston


 

Our contact for these seminars is Leslie Howard. You may register to attend these seminars here.

Free Financial Seminars at SC Federal Credit Union

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on May 21, 2012 in Money & Finance , News
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Free Financial Seminars at SC Federal Credit UnionHOMEOWNERSHIP: START THE HOME BUYING PROCESS OFF RIGHT!

For many, owning a home is a dream and a very important financial goal. The preparation for homeownership begins long before the purchase actually takes place. This seminar covers information about the pre-purchase process, types of mortgages, loan qualifications, and more.

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012 , 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, Barfield Conference Room, 6265 Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston

THE CAR BUYING EXPERIENCE: SHOPPING IN TODAY’S MARKET

New vs. used. Buy vs. lease. 0% financing vs. rebate. With so many choices available, buying a car can sometimes be confusing and stressful. This seminar covers car shopping considerations, whether you should buy new or used or lease, your credit score and financing, getting the best price and more.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2012 , 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, Barfield Conference Room, 6265 Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston

YOUR CREDIT SCORE

Knowing how credit scores work can help consumers obtain credit at a low cost. This workshop reviews the various types of scoring models being used today, including FICO and VantageScore, how they are calculated and what one can do to have a good score.

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012 , 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • South Carolina Federal Rivers Avenue Branch, Barfield Conference Room, 6265 Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston

South Carolina Federal Credit Union
P  843.569.4927   F  843.797.3368
www.scfederal.org

Debit fee cuts to cost banks $9.4 billion

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on July 6, 2011 in Money & Finance , News
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The crackdown on the financial industry’s debit card swipe fees will cost large banks about $9.4 billion in annual revenues, the website CardHub.com estimated on Thursday.

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