Valentine’s Day on a Budget: How to Find Love & Laughs for Less

When it comes to the topic of Valentine’s Day, public opinion seems to be split. Some people love everything about it. Hearts, roses, candy, flowers, Cupid—you name it, they’re here for it! On the other end of the spectrum, you’ll find Valentine Scrooges who consider February 14th a day like any other. They’re convinced the […]

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Online Banking Security Updates

January 2019 As part of Sierra Pacific’s ongoing work to keep member’s information secure, some pieces of your online banking experience will be changing between February and June 2019. Read on for the details. Multifactor Authentication: Members will be asked to answer 3 authentication questions when they enroll in online banking, rather than one. When […]

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Throw a Super Bowl Party That Doesn’t Break the Bank!

Now that Christmas and New Years are behind us, it’s time to plan for the next big holiday. That’s right—Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner! As the NFL’s top two teams prepare to battle at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the festivities leading up to the game will clearly show that the NFL has […]

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90-Day No Pay*

As if an interest rate as low as 3.49% APR† isn’t enough, when you’re approved for an auto loan with us, we’ll give you 90 whole days without payments! That’s three months to enjoy your new set of wheels without the stress of an auto loan payment. What will you do with your spare cash? […]

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5 Tips to Outsmart Email Scams

In the financial world, security is a big deal. We are continuously adding and updating security measures to keep member information safe. While there’s a lot we can do at the credit union to keep your money and information safe, but there are some steps that only you can take. Email can be a vulnerable […]

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Can Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit?

For generations, owning a home has been considered an integral part of the American Dream. Life without a home of your own, the two kids, golden retriever, and white picket fence just don’t make sense. Okay, that last part may be a bit of an overstatement, but the fact remains—well-meaning family members and financial experts […]

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Brace Yourself: Santa Shock is Coming

Let’s talk about Santa Shock, shall we? No, not the “I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus” kind. For this conversation, we will use “Santa Shock” to refer to that icy sense of regret that creeps in when you open those first post-Christmas credit card bills. If you’ve ever blown past your self-imposed holiday spending limit, […]

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A whole new way to pay!

Forget your wallet? Not a problem anymore. When you add your Sierra Pacific FCU Credit and Debit cards to your phone’s payment app, you’ll enjoy safer, faster and easier checkouts. Your cards are compatible with Apple Pay®, Google Pay™ and Samsung Pay®!            See credit union for details. Apple Pay® is […]

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5 Easy Ways to Save for the Holidays in Just 4 Weeks

When it comes to holiday planning, lists are long and time is short. If you’re one of those mythical people who has already finished your Christmas shopping, this article may not pertain to you. But you can still share it with the normal people in your life…that’s right, you prepared people are the weird ones. […]

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Holiday Shopping Hacks: Your Black Friday Survival Guide

Judging from the massive marketing blitz and predictable purchasing frenzy, one could make the argument that Black Friday is a holiday all its own. But despite the fact that we all have that one friend who feels like it’s perfectly acceptable to listen to Christmas music as soon as Halloween is over (it’s not ok—but […]

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