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Resources and News

ATFCU offers expert financial tips to help you make smart money management decisions. Explore our blog for the financial resources you’re looking for today.

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08/27/2020

Credit Union Difference

Initially, it may be difficult to see the difference in the types of services offered by credit unions or banks and savings and loans. However, once you do business with a credit union, you will recognize that there is a world of difference in the attitude and the quality of service which credit unions provide to their members.
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08/18/2020

Taylor Chamber Award 2021

Congratulations to our Taylor Branch Manager Connie Zycha!
80th anniversary
01/11/2020

Telco Anniversary

On June 18th, 2021 Austin Telco Federal Credit Union celebrated its 80th anniversary.
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08/27/2020

Budgeting Essentials

To start your self-assessment and motivate yourself to do better, ask yourself the following questions.
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06/10/2020

Understanding Your Credit Score

Your credit report is an important aspect of your life. In addition to affecting you financially, your credit report can impact your education, career, and the interest rates lenders offer you when making major purchase decisions such as buying a home or a car.
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08/27/2020

Identity Theft

Identity Theft occurs when sensitive information like your Social Security number, drivers license number, account number, credit/debit card number, PIN, or password is used by someone pretending to be you. Criminals use this information along with your name and address to apply for credit, open accounts, withdraw money or make purchases for their own gain.
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06/10/2020

Scams

Security is a primary concern for Austin Telco Federal Credit Union. In order to help educate and safeguard our members, we have implemented this page to keep you up-to-date on current fraudulent schemes, scams and general security alerts.
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08/27/2020

Buying a Home

So you have decided you want to become a homeowner. Congratulations! Many people aspire to owning their own home. There are some financial planning tips that will help you begin the process.
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06/10/2020

Planning for College

Your college education is one of the most important investments you will make. Most students start investigating colleges in their junior year of high school, though you can certainly start earlier if you want to.
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01/11/2020

Planning for Retirement

Some folks look forward to retirement as a time to relax, travel and enjoy life. For others, it just creates a sense of dread. Regardless of which side you fall on, time spent on planning for retirement can be a terrific investment.