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CEO CORNER: Striving for Financial Success in 2020
The year 2020 marks 70 fruitful years of helping our members achieve their financial goals. Whether that is helping improve finances, getting out of debt, or obtaining a loan for your first car or home, Christian Financial has been here to help. It’s been our privilege to serve our members and we hope to continue to do so for another 70 years.
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Last month Christian Financial opened its doors to welcome employees at our new headquarters in Sterling Heights. The last few weeks have been filled with anticipation and enthusiasm as staff members explore their new surroundings and settle into their new working spaces. Having our back office operations under one roof is a special treat, as previous space constraints kept our operations separated amongst several branches.
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Credit Unions were forged from the crucible of hard times - aiding people with crop failures in Europe, offering immigrant mill workers in New England a better life, and keeping families afloat during the Great Depression. Those are the strands of credit union DNA and the origins of the credit union philosophy of people helping people.
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Make the most of your summer adventures this year with discounts on Cedar Point Tickets with Christian Financial!
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Sweetheart scammers are con artists who prey on vulnerable people by pretending to fall in love with them in order to win their trust and steal their money. Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victim’s money, credit union accounts, online or mobile banking logins, credit cards, passports, e-mail accounts, social security number or by getting the victims to commit financial fraud on their behalf.  
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Your credit union membership is about the trust and care of community, built around where you live, work and play. That’s why we’ve made it so that your Christian Financial Credit Union membership saves you money through exclusive member only offers through our trusted partners.
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No one knows your purchases better than you! This is why Visa has provided a proactive way to ensure that you are aware of all charges made against your Visa Debit and Credit cards without having to log into Online Banking or our Mobile Banking App.
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Looking over our credit union’s 68-year history, there has never been a more exciting time to be a member. Our largest project to date is our new headquarters building located in Sterling Heights. This past summer, structural steel beams went up for a sound and stable frame. On October 19, 2018, Christian Financial made their mark on the final structural beam placement to complete the frame of the building. These are the words I chose from the Book of Proverbs to write on the last beam:
CEO Corner: Remembering a Friend and Colleague

It is with great sadness that I write that Board Member Jim SheredaJames Joseph (Jim) Shereda Sr., died peacefully December 11 surrounded by the love of his family. Jim joined the board of Christian Financial upon the merger of ARC Credit Union with Christian Financial in the Fall of 2013 and was currently serving as the Vice Chair of the CFCU Board.

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This year’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Sterling Heights branch office, located at 13705 Lakeside Circle, Sterling Heights, MI 48313.

CEO Corner: Protecting Your Data
At Christian Financial, we believe protecting the privacy and security of our member’s accounts is one of our most important responsibilities.
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On May 29, 2018, Christian Financial held our ceremonial blessing and groundbreaking ceremony on the site of our new 40,000 square foot new headquarters.
New Rules for Mobile Check Deposit
Recent regulatory changes have made it necessary to adjust how you endorse checks deposited through our mobile app. 
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It seems every day there is Patty Campbell Headshotanother addition to our lives that helps us save time. Whether it is ordering lunch from a mobile app, renewing your driver’s license online or using a ride sharing service instead of calling a cab – our lives have become increasingly busier; yet there are a multitude of services available to help us save time.

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CEO Corner: Common-Sense Regulation Makes Sense
“Excessive regulations intended for Wall Street Banks actually cost credit unions $7.2 billion per year — that’s an average of $71 for each of the nation’s 105 million credit union members.” (CUNA)  
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Millions of Americans use online dating sites or social media sites in search of true love. Unfortunately, countless fraudsters are prowling these same venues looking for a payoff at your expense. These so-called Sweetheart Scams are on the rise. If you participate in the online dating scene, read on to stay smart and a step ahead of the scammers!
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Christian Financial members can cash in on rewards from Love My Credit Union Rewards.
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Did you know that most text messages are opened within 15 minutes of receiving them? 
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credit score imageYour credit score is a great indicator of how you use credit. Learn how your credit score is calculated and what may have an impact on your score.

Here are 4 quick ways to improve your credit today: