As we move closer to a new decade, the amount of technology we use in our everyday lives is only increasing. The lights in our homes can be turned on just by asking Alexa. Running low on milk or eggs? Not to worry – smart refrigerators can see what’s in there and help you put together a shopping list. The world is literally in our pocket with mobile devices that connect us to just about anything we need.
What's the difference between a bank and a credit union? There are a few, but perhaps the biggest is that a credit union is not-for-profit institution, owned and controlled by its members, not outside investors.
Like a bank, credit unions offer staple financial products and services, including checking and savings accounts, credit cards and a variety of loan products.
VacationLand Federal Credit Union is offering new or current VLFCU Visa® cardholders tremendous benefits just for transferring a credit card balance from another financial institution or retailer to our Visa® Rewards credit cards. This value-packed offer is good only through October 31, 2019 and can earn you ScoreCard® Rewards for travel, gift cards, merchandise, or statement cash.
Capital One announced a massive breach involving personal information for more than 100 million customers. Information accessed in the breach included names, addresses, zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, self-reported income levels, and for 140,000 individuals Social Security Numbers. They also had access to credit scores, credit limits, balances, payment history, and contact information. Of the 100+ million customers, Capital One believes that only 80,000 stored bank account numbers were compromised.
What You Should Know
VacationLand does everything within its control to safeguard our member’s information.
The VLFCU Mobile App update is now available! Some of these new features with this update include:
- Multiple Authentication Options – Access your account information quicker by selecting one of four new authentication options: fingerprint recognition, face recognition, voice recognition, and PIN number.
- Improved Mobile Deposit Functionality – Deposit checks to your account without separate login credentials. One login to online banking is all you will need!
- Integrated Debit & VISA Card Controls – Take control of your debit and VISA cards with the ability to turn them “off or on”. Transaction alerts to notify you of card activity will also be available for you to set up.
- eStatement Access – View your statements directly within the app.
Download it today from your device’s app store.