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Fraud Alert

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Members reported suspicion of fraudulent calls to our Service Center today.  One member reported the caller saying there was a renewal due with their Medicare coverage and offering to take a payment from their checking account.  Another member reported two callers from different numbers saying they were calling about a credit card account.  Remember–these fraudulent callers are VERY good at what they do–scam you out of money!  NEVER, EVER give your account or personal information over the phone! When in doubt let an unknown number go to voicemail.  Just remember–you protect yourself best by NEVER giving out your information.

Mortgage Season

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Mortgage Season is coming!  Are you ready?  If you are considering buying a new home, refinancing your current home or adding a second property it’s time to get a plan together!  Our Mortgage Coordinator, Mark Church, is here to help you!  Call him at (989) 910-5140 and set an appointment to come see him.  He can answer your questions and help you get a plan together so when the winter breaks and the housing market starts to really take off—you are ready to go!

Acting Up for Financial Literacy

North Central Area Credit Union, with support of the Michigan Credit Union Foundation, has paired up with Acting Up Theatre Company to provide interactive financial literacy to 3rd and 4th grade students in three local schools. Students in Grayling and Houghton Lake have already performed plays that they wrote about their local economies, financial literacy, and credit union history and philosophy.  Next up, Roscommon Elementary will participate in the program during National Credit Union Youth Month.  Stay tuned for details!

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ATM Deposit or Night Deposit?

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Do you ever wonder which is faster?  NCACU offers two solutions for after hours deposits–our Night Deposit Box located at each building (generally near the drive thru) or you can also deposit funds through the ATM system.  If you are looking for the fastest deposit to your account–use the Night Deposit Box.  Those deposits are collected each day at opening and post right away.  ATM deposits require a 48 hour hold.  Remember, any time you deposit using one of the after hour methods–always use an envelope and include your account number and the amount of the deposit.

Go Mobile!

Don’t forget to take NCACU with you on the run!  You have access to your accounts 24-7 with Mobile Banking, Text Alerts, and Online Banking.  Click on the Go Mobile tab inside It’s Me 247 for more information!

Fraud Alert

A member reported today that they received a call from “North Central Area Credit Union” and that the caller asked them to call (a different phone number than what appeared on caller ID) regarding issues with their Debit Card.  Remember—NCACU will NEVER call asking for your account number, Debit/Credit Card numbers or your personal information.  Hang up. Hang up. Hang up!

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Career Opportunity!

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NCACU currently has teller openings.  If you are interested in joining our team click HERE.

Go Mobile!

Do you take NCACU with you when you are on the go?  You Can!!  Click here to get instructions for bookmarking us on your mobile device or log into It’s Me 247 and click on GO MOBILE for text banking information!  We Are Where You Go, We Are North Central!

School Branches Celebrate Youth Month

April was National Youth Month and our School Branches at Roscommon and Grayling Elementary and Houghton Lake Middle School have been “Wild about Saving” all month long! Click here to read all about what our school branches have accomplished this year.HL Wild

Technology Age

Everything is done on the run these days!  Your credit union offers some great tools for managing your money on the go!  Some examples are  Text alerts when you need to transfer funds, or E-alerts when you have accumulated enough savings to purchase a CD,  or E-statements to help save trees.  Log into It’s Me 247 and check out all the options you have to bring your banking into the technology age!