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How To Avoid Purchasing Flooded and Fixed Cars

Hurricane Ida is one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the U.S. in recent memory, causing much flooding and devastation. After an event like this, flooded cars often enter the used car market. These cars might look cleaned up, but flood damage is unpredictable. The many issues caused by water hitting vital parts of the [...]

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Fall Finances: It’s time for your annual check-up

With summer break over and the holidays on the way, fall is a good time to take a deep breath, get re-centered, and give your finances a once-over. Here are 6 steps to get your finances all raked up this fall. 1) Deal with Summer Debt If the weddings, vacations, and summer socializing got to […]

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Member Account Verification Letters

Every year, Sierra’s Supervisory Committee engages an independent auditor to review our financial statements. This year Sierra’s auditors are CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Certified Public Accountants. Over the first two weeks of September 2021, a portion of Sierra’s members will receive Account Verification Letters (see an example below) in the mail. These letters will be from CliftonLarsonAllen […]

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Money Transfer Now At Sierra Pacific

Send Money with $0 Transfer Fees You can now transfer funds between your accounts at Sierra Pacific and other financial institutions at no cost.* Zero. Zilch. Nada. Nothing. You can set up one-time, recurring or future-dated transactions between financial institutions. It's fast. It's safe. It's easy. STEP 1: Sign on to Sierra Pacific's online banking [...]

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Las Vegas Branch Move

Sierra Pacific FCU is Moving Updated Aug 24, 2021 After many wonderful years at our Spring Mountain Branch, Sierra's Las Vegas staff are excited to relocate to the new Southwest Gas facility located at 8350 S. Durango Drive in Las Vegas. Operations will be shifting to the new branch over the weekend. Thursday, Aug. 26th [...]

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Remote Card Control

Security in Seconds The lost card panic. We've all been there. Maybe you opened your wallet to an empty credit card slot, or noticed a strange purchase on your transaction list. Maybe you left your purse at the restaurant, or in the Uber. Whatever sets off the panic, Sierra's Card Control feature can help reign [...]

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How to Activate Your New Card

That shiny new debit, Visa Platinum, or Alumni Visa card won’t do you much good until it’s activated. Here’s how to do it. Activate Your Card After getting your new card in the mail, you’ll need to activate it as soon as possible. Follow these steps to activate: Call (800)466-0040 toll-free within 90 days of the […]

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Buying vs Leasing a Car

Deciding between purchasing or leasing a car is a difficult choice to make.   On one hand, the idea of parting with ALL THAT MONEY to buy a car you’ll drive for maybe five years is hard to stomach. Even if you don’t buy the car outright, you’ll probably need to cough up a down [...]

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How To Make the Most Out of Your Child Tax Credit Payments

The Child Tax Credit (CTC) of 2021 is set to be a game-changer for low-income families with children. The Biden Administration estimates that these new improvements could go as far as cutting child poverty in half, bringing direct payments to nearly 40 million Americans. Monthly advance payments started hitting accounts on July 15th and will [...]

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Three reasons why your car insurance is so expensive

Did you know the average American pays $1,674 a year or about $140 a month on auto insurance?* Your insurance rate depends on a wide range of factors. While you can’t change your age or past driving record, there are some things you can do to lower your insurance rate. Here are three things that [...]

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