Mar 032016

Security Chip Technology Helps to Reduce Fraud

Posted on March 03, 2016 Uncategorized

  Chip-enabled debit and credit cards are becoming the standard for businesses and consumers. You may have noticed over the recent months that your credit unions or banks have begun to issue new debit or credit cards with a small metallic chip known as an EMV chip. The goal of this technology is to aid in the efforts of decreasing consumer fraud by adding an additional layer of security. According to a report published by Javelin, about 31.8 million U.S. consumers had their credit card information stolen in 2014. This is a growing problem that EMV chip technology seeks to

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Oct 302015

WIN A FANDANGO GIFT CARD

Posted on October 30, 2015 Uncategorized

  Polam is giving away a $25 fandango gift card! The first person to answer the following question correctly is our winner! “Polam was founded in 1974, which film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards this same year?” To enter, complete the registration form below and include your answer. We will announce the winner tomorrow at 12 pm!

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Oct 142015

Home Equity Loan vs Home Equity Line of Credit: Pros and Cons

Posted on October 14, 2015 Uncategorized

  As times periodically get tighter, your family and bills cannot wait. Temptation may have you considering utilizing your largest asset: the family home. Home repair issues, credit card debt and even college tuition can be resolved by tapping into the equity of your house. With the fed maintaining low interest for a while now, the cost of borrowing money is as good as it gets. One key difference between home equity products and other forms of consumer debt is that all of the interest that you pay may be eligible for tax-deduction.1 A home equity loan will get you

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Aug 242015

Polam Profiles: Veronica Fitzsimmons – Loan Officer

Posted on August 24, 2015 Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

Meet Veronica Fitzsimmons. Veronica has worked as a loan officer for Polam FCU for one and a half years. Veronica’s favorite hobby is basketball which she plays all the time. While she’s not watching the Golden State Warriors as a die-hard fan, Veronica loves to spend time singing along with the Disney’s Frozen Soundtrack or catching a couple Law and Order episodes. When asked what her favorite travel destination Veronica said “My favorite place was the Philippines for sure. I love their sweet tofu and brown sugar snack- Taho.” Next we spoke with Veronica about her career at Polam. “Honesty

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