Annual Meeting will be held on March 7th @6pm, at the Winslow VFW.
Due to a processing error on the part of our data processing vendor, a dividend was wrongly posted to some of our member accounts and will be shown on your October 2017 statement. This transaction has been reversed and will show on your November 2017 statement. We sincerely regret the inconvenience and any confusion this may have caused you. This issue has been corrected and we fully expect that it will not reoccur in the future. If you have any questions, please contact the credit union and we will be happy to assist you.
Karen M. Denis
Taconnet Federal Credit Union wants to help our members navigate the Equifax breach. Though this breach was not related in any way to your credit union, our commitment is to helping our members. We’ve compiled a summary for our members, as well as links and resources to help our members learn more, and take action to protect their identity and information.
Equifax: Next Steps
Like many Americans, you may be concerned that your private information was exposed in the recent Equifax breach. We understand and want to help our members by providing information and resources. We encourage all of our members to visit the Equifax site to discover if their private information may have been compromised and to take advantage of the free credit monitoring service Equifax is providing to all consumers.
1. Find Out If You Were Impacted
Visit equifaxsecurity2017.com and click on the Check Potential Impact Tab. Enter your last name and the last six digits of your Social Security number.
2. Enroll In Credit Monitoring
Equifax is providing one year of free monitoring protection through TrustedID for all consumers, even those not affected by the breach. After checking your potential impact, you will be given an enrollment date to return and sign up for the free service. TrustedID allows you to monitor your credit. It also provides identity-theft insurance and internet scanning of your social security number.
Equifax has also set up a dedicated call center at 866.447.7559 where you can speak to someone regarding any questions you may have about the breach.
We understand the importance of your personal information and want to make sure you know we are committed to keeping that information safe and secure. If you have additional questions for us, please call (207) 872-7909.
When we are informed of data breeches that could affect our members, we will post them here. In the meantime, here are some basic tips on how to protect your identity:
- Change your passwords and make them smart (be creative) every six months.
- Be careful what you store electronically (ie. Never emailing your Social Security number).
- Utilize antivirus software.
- Don’t download files from unfamiliar sources.
- Check to see where a link will take you before clicking on it.