In a 2016 study conducted by the Federal Reserve, 53 percent of smartphone users with an account at a financial institution have used mobile banking within previous year. The consumers who’ve made the switch to online or mobile banking say it’s flat out more convenient.
If you haven’t taken time to explore all the nooks and crannies of your CoastHills online banking portal in a while, you might be happy to take a test drive of some brand new features in the new year.
If you suspect your identity has been stolen, take these steps immediately to secure your personal accounts. And follow this additional advice to help make sure it doesn't happen again.
In 2014, there was a new identity fraud victim every two seconds. Meanwhile, high-profile security breaches continue to affect major companies like Target and Home Depot. Now for the good news: you don’t have to stop shopping altogether; you just need to remember to protect your financial information. Start with these four effective tips:
Say you are making a purchase at the mall, and your card is declined as a security measure. Within moments, you will receive a text message to your mobile phone asking if if the charge is authorized. Reply 'yes,' and you will be able to instantly ask the cashier to process your payment once more. If the payment is not authorized, reply confidently knowing CoastHills is keeping your account safe from fraud.
Ever wonder why you're changing the way you pay? Here's the real reason why you need to know all about EMV and chip technology in your Visa credit and debit card from CoastHills Credit Union.
As a parent, teaching money management to your kids can pave the way to a bright financial future. Learning simple skills now may not only keep them out of debt later, but help them make smart choices about saving, borrowing and more.
Wondering about the potential benefits of a mortgage refinance? You may be able to lower your payments and save money.
While there’s no magical solution to wiping out credit card debt, you can pay less interest every month—and pay it off faster. A credit card balance transfer lets you move a high-rate credit card balance to a different credit card with a lower rate.