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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.

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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 aPatty-Campbell_web.jpgnother 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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Christian Financial Credit Union Members, cash in on rewards from Love My Credit Union Rewards.

Keeping your information safe

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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iStock-598824290.jpgYour 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:
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The snow has melted and spring has finally arrived!
CEO Corner- Evaluate your Debt for Financial Success
With the presidential election only a few weeks away, many are wondering what impact this will have on interest rates. While rates remain low for the time being, many experts predict that the Federal Reserve could raise them in the near future. This means that now is a perfect time to evaluate your current debt situation and consider refinancing.
For Your Protection
Christian Financial is always looking for ways to protect our members. Please be aware of this potential scam we have been notified about. 
CEO Corner- We're Growing
When Christian Financial was founded as St. Jude Parish Credit Union in Detroit in 1950, I doubt that the original founders could imagine the pace at which our credit union has grown to accommodate the advances in technology and convenience. Today’s member deserves a seamless experience online, on the go and in person. That is why we are excited to announce that Christian Financial will be adding four new branch locations on July 1st: in St. Clair Shores, Madison Heights, Novi and Livonia.  
Mobile App Updates
The CFCU Mobile App has new convenient features. Keep reading for more details. 
CEO Corner January 2016
Greetings and warm wishes as we usher in the year 2016. The new year is a time of fresh starts; we wipe away the past year's disorder from our homes, minds, and bodies. We make resolutions on ways to live healthier lifestyles, improve our finances, and be more organized. We try new things, take on new challenges, and begin new journeys.
CFCU in the Community
Making a difference at community events and in local charities.
Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
As identity theft grows, here are some helpful tips to avoid it.