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At Polam FCU, not only do we strive to provide you with the best financial services possible, we also want to share some guidance and expertise. Peruse our blog for the latest industry news and information relevant to you.

Sep 062017

The Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Credit Card

Posted on September 06, 2017 Blog, Group A

  Whether it’s through a major financial institution or your preferred retail outlet, credit cards are seemingly everywhere nowadays. They serve as a good tool to make purchases when you don’t have cash on hand, or to build up your credit score. However, if you’re a young adult looking to apply for your first credit card, there are a few important “do’s” and “don’t’s” that you should know first.   Do: Look for a credit card with a rewards program. The Polam FCU credit card offers points for shopping whenever you use it; once you’ve earned enough points, you can

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Aug 292017

CardValet – The Finance App That Will Change the Way You Spend and Save

Posted on August 29, 2017 Blog, Group A

  When it comes to your finances, it’s always a positive when you have a convenient and simplistic way of keeping track of your spending, your budget, your bills, and most importantly, your safety and security. Polam FCU values keeping our members happy as well as worry-free, and CardValet is here to help with that.   CardValet® by Fiserv gives its users the ability to fight debit and credit card fraud by enabling customizable real-time alerts. The app lets you set preferences and alerts so you can both detect and help prevent fraudulent activity. It’s easy to get started –

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