May SECU Newsletter
May 24, 2023
Your money is safe with SECU Worried about your money in light of recent bank failures? As a SECU member, your deposits are protected by NCUA insurance. Statement from the NCUA
5 Advantages of a Credit Union for Small Business Banking
April 21, 2023
Small businesses are feeling the pressure of inflation. In tough economic times, businesses should be able to rely on their financial institutions for support. Unfortunately, most business owners report feeling dissatisfied with their bank. Meanwhile,...
NCUA Insurance: Why You’re Safe with a Credit Union
March 27, 2023
With two major bank failures in the headlines, you’re likely wondering…is my money safe? If you’re a SECU member, the answer is yes. But why did Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank fail? Could what...
Real Phishing Examples: Be Vigilant
March 17, 2023
We’ve been made aware of a phishing scam that is making the rounds. SECU Members are Googling “SECU” and coming across sites that do not belong to us and entering their log-in information, giving scammers...
All the Factors that Influence Your Credit Score
March 10, 2023
Key takeaways There are five factors that make up your credit score: payment history, credit utilization, length of credit history, types of accounts, and recent activity. Each of these credit score factors carries a different...
5 Financial Planning Tips for New College Grads
February 28, 2023
With employers like Under Armour and Johns Hopkins headquartered in Maryland, there is plenty of economic opportunity to be found here. However, making it as a college grad on a tight budget can be challenging...
Lessons for Millennials and Gen Z from a Financial Wellness Expert: Q&A with Virtual Financial Center Manager
February 13, 2023
Want to open a new savings account or get advice as you plan to buy your first home? The SECU Virtual Financial Center gives you the option to meet with a member advisor from the...
Comedy for the Community: Longtime SECU Employee Irwin Weinstein Opens Comedy Club That Gives Back
January 30, 2023
Looking for a fun night of comedy but don’t want to travel into Baltimore or Washington, D.C.? Longtime SECU team member Irwin Weinstein has just the place for you. He recently opened Give a Hoot,...
How Millennials and Gen Z Can Make Their Savings Goals a Reality in 2023
January 16, 2023
Key takeaways Millennials and Gen Z are focused on laying the foundation for their financial future in 2023. Saving for retirement and homeownership is top of mind for young adults. To achieve your 2023 goals,...
SECU’s President David Sweiderk Named to Daily Record’s 2022 Power 100 List for Second Year
January 13, 2023
BALTIMORE (December 30, 2022) — The Daily Record named David Sweiderk, President and CEO of SECU Maryland, to its 2022 Power 100 list. This is the second year running that Sweiderk made the list, the...