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Each day at Christian Financial, we strive to provide the best value in banking while also safeguarding the information you entrust us with. We are proud to provide financial products and services that are easier on the wallet and contribute to your greater financial security. 

Christian Financial is continually evolving to provide better service and greater security for our members’ information with new technology. In 2016 we issued new credit cards with chip technology for the first time. To further this investment in security and value, I am thrilled to announce that Christian Financial will be adopting chip card technology for our debit cards in early 2018, improving the security of our members and your transactions.

The chip in your new card is small but mighty. Chip cards protect you from fraud and skimming at retailers by creating a unique one-time code to process each transaction. Instead of linking a payment to your full card and account information, these new debit cards use the one-time code that links only to data for that transaction, keeping your card and your account safer.

When you receive your new debit card, you will notice another change – our debit cards are now branded as Visa. This shift to Visa debit brings many exciting benefits for our members, including real-time purchase alerts on eligible debit card transactions and 24-hour access to roadside assistance.

In addition to our new debit cards, 2018 holds some highly anticipated upgrades for members, including the ability to obtain a replacement debit or credit card instantly in any of our branch locations. Instead of waiting for a new credit or debit card to arrive in the mail, members can instead visit a branch to obtain a replacement upon request if it is lost or stolen, or for new members, obtain a debit card when they open a new account. More information on instant issue of credit and debit cards will be announced later this year.

In the meantime, read on in this newsletter for important information you’ll need to know regarding your new debit card.

For You & Because of You – 


Patty Campbell
President & Chief Executive Officer

Keeping your information safe

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