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Equifax Data Breach

Posted By: | September 26th, 2017 | No Comments

Equifax, a leading credit report provider, recently announced that 143 million people could be affected by a recent breach of its data system. Data impacted includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver’s license numbers. It is also estimated that 209,000 credit card numbers were discovered as part of the hack. We suggest […]

Harvey’s gone, now we’re looking ahead

Posted By: | August 30th, 2017 | No Comments

  Now that Harvey has left us we need to get back to business. Our operating hours this week at our Tidwell Office are as follows: Wednesday: 10 AM – 4 PM Thursday: 9 AM – 4 PM Friday: 9 AM – 4 PM Saturday: 8 AM – 12 PM   Our Walker Branch is […]

Hurricane Harvey Update 4

Posted By: | August 25th, 2017 | No Comments

**UPDATE AS OF 3:00 PM AUGUST 29** Our Tidwell office will reopen with limited hours from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 30. Our Walker branch will still be closed. Please check back with us here for up to date information or on facebook and twitter. **UPDATE AS OF 2:00PM AUGUST 28.** All […]

Facebook Scams 101: How to Spot and Avoid these Common Cons

Posted By: | August 7th, 2017 | No Comments

Have you ever seen a post in your Facebook feed that just seemed… sketchy? That was your internal scam sense telling you to keep scrolling. Overall, Facebook is a secure place to share information and interact with friends, but at 1.28 billion daily active users, it’s also fertile ground for fraudsters looking for an easy […]

New Twists Added Daily to Old Telephone Scams

Posted By: | July 28th, 2017 | No Comments

  Your phone rings and you answer it. An authoritative voice at the other end says he or she is an official with the Internal Revenue Service and wants you to know the IRS is about to file a legal action against you for unpaid taxes. What?! Your heart may skip a beat and your blood pressure […]

Your credit score might jump in July—will you be affected?

Posted By: | April 13th, 2017 | No Comments

Starting July 1, buying a home might get a little easier—for some. According to a recent report, the country’s three major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) are changing the way they calculate credit scores, a move that will boost certain consumers’ credit. What’s changing? The credit agencies rely on information from public records […]

Join us for our 2017 Annual Meeting

Posted By: | January 18th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Annual Meeting HMFCU will hold its annual meeting on Thursday February 9 at 5 PM in the Garden Level Auditorium at the Bob Lanier Public Works Building located at 611 Walker St. Houston, TX 77002. We are seeking nominations of qualified candidates to represent our membership and run for election to our Board of Directors. Submit your request […]

An Easy Way to Save with a 52 Week Savings Plan

Posted By: | January 17th, 2017 | No Comments

Saving doesn’t have to be complicated.   We’ve made it easy to save with our 52 Week Savings Plan. Download and print the form below to help you track your savings for 52 weeks. The idea is simple. Week 1, save $1. Week 2, save $2 and so on. By the end of 52 weeks […]

7 Mistakes Financial Planners See When it Comes to Retirement

Posted By: | November 16th, 2016 | No Comments

Watching the sunset on the beach every day. Doing a cross-country road trip whenever you feel like it. Finally devoting time to that hobby you’ve been dreaming of turning into your full-time gig. If you’re like a lot of folks, one or all of these are something you want to do in retirement someday. And […]

10 financial habits you need to start today

Posted By: | August 2nd, 2016 | No Comments

August 2, 2016 by Tracie Fobes, GOBANKINGRATES 10 financial habits you need to start today   When you look at people who are financially fit, they all have several things in common. They know the value of money and have developed plans and habits that keep them in shape — financially speaking, of course. They […]