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A Message from President and CEO Scott Benson

Safety and Soundness The media has been filled with news about recent bank failures and events that have caused uncertainty in the financial services markets. I want to take this time to reinforce the safety and stability of TruEnergy Federal Credit Union and our ability to preserve and protect your funds and remind you about what […]

Hurricane-Related Scams

CISA warns users to remain on alert for malicious cyber activity targeting potential disaster victims and charitable donors following a hurricane. Fraudulent emails—often containing malicious links or attachments—are common after major natural disasters. Exercise caution in handling emails with hurricane-related subject lines, attachments, or hyperlinks. In addition, be wary of social media pleas, texts, or […]

QR Code Scams

QR Code Fraud While quick response codes, more commonly known as QR codes, have existed since 1994, they have recently grown in popularity during the pandemic as many restaurants replaced their paper menus with these scannable codes. QR codes have also grown in popularity with scammers as a tool for committing fraud. Most QR codes […]

5 Ways to Pay a Large Medical Bill

  Negotiate for a lower bill. Ask your health care provider to lower or waive some fees. You can find the going rate of coverage on sites like myHealthcare Cost Estimator to give you a starting point for your negotiations. According to federal law, all expenses for COVID-19 testing, copayments, and deductibles, should be covered […]

Oppose New IRS Reporting Provisions

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Virginia Credit Union League (VACUL) strongly encourage credit union advocates and members to send messages to lawmakers opposing new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reporting provisions. You may have heard about the recently proposed American Families Plan that will require credit unions and banks to report transactions of accounts holding more […]

The Most Common Financial Scams And How To Avoid Them

It’s an unfortunate fact that there are criminals out there whose only job is to part you from your hard-earned wealth. They work around the clock, operating a variety of common financial scams designed to steal your personal information and/or your money. To protect your assets from exploitation, you need to remain vigilant. SageVest Wealth […]

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