Mar
7

Avoid Wire Transfer Scams!

WIRE TRANSFER SCAMS         Wire transfers are a quick and efficient way to transfer money between accounts, without exchanging physical cash. Though it is considered a secure way of sending money, wire transfers have become the target of scammers.  This is because wire transfers are immediate, irreversible, and it is nearly impossible…

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avoiding tax scams
Feb
9

Avoiding Tax Scams!

Every tax season, innocent citizens fall victim to tax scams. In this video, you will learn how to identify an IRS masquerading scam by understanding how the IRS does and does NOT communicate with taxpayers. Learn more information on how to protect yourself!

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MoneyEd by Pathways
May
3

Get Educated!

Did you know that Pathways members get access to a free digital personal finance course? No lectures or seminars, easily discover tips about budgeting, credit, loans, and more! If you want to learn more about managing your money today, head to https://www.moneyedcu.org/pathways

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May
3

Ready for Tax Time?

File your taxes the smarter way and save up to $15 on TurboTax! Pathways members can get up to $15 off TurboTax® federal products. TurboTax translates taxes into simple questions about your life, so you don’t need tax knowledge – or an appointment – to get your taxes done right. TurboTax SmartLook™ even connects you with…

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May
3

Avoiding Romance Scams

Romance scams occur when a criminal adopts a fake online identity to gain a victims trust and proceeds to use this relationship to manipulate or steal from the victim. What are the signs of a romance scam? How can you report this scam? Watch our video for more details to these questions!

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scam alert
Mar
1

Instagram Scammer Warning

WARNING: Fake Pathways Instagram Account – 3/1/2021 Please be advised that an Instagram account pretending to be Pathways is currently soliciting members for personal information. Spot the difference between a fake account and a legitimate account . Always remember – Unless you are working with a Member Service Representative on a loan or account-related issue, Pathways…

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Nov
17

Holiday Fraud Alert

This holiday season, particularly during our trying circumstances with COVID-19, it is more important than ever to NEVER give out your personal or banking information to someone that calls you directly. If you don’t recognize the caller’s number, do not answer the call. Even if the number appears familiar be cautious if the caller asks…

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Oct
28

Pathways Wins “Best Credit Union!”

We are happy to announce that we have won the title of “Best Credit Union” by Columbus CEO’s Best of Business Magazine. At Pathways, we take pride in putting our members first. We’re proud to be your financial partner for every step along life’s path, and it’s our goal to ensure we have solutions in…

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Oct
7

Avoiding Voting Scams

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 is Election Day. This means we all get requests to give donations, take surveys, and register to vote. Voters are bombarded with campaign ads, registration requests, surveys, donation requests, etc. The constant “noise” makes it very difficult to differentiate campaign offices from malicious attackers. So, as this important day approaches, let’s…

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Aug
27

When Does it Make Sense to Pay a Bill with a Credit Card?

Credit cards and debit cards both offer incredible convenience. With just a quick swipe or a linked account, a payment can be instantly processed. It seems like a no-brainer to use that convenience for taking the hassle out of paying bills. But, is it a smart idea to pay monthly bills with a credit card…

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