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What To Do If Your Personal Information Has Been Compromised

December 12, 2017

It can happen to any of us—our personal information gets compromised. Whether it was a phishing scam, a gas pump skimmer, or your credit card number was simply in a company’s database when it was hacked, it’s important to take the proper steps to keep your identity and finances safe. Here’s what to do if […]

Five Holiday Scams to Avoid this Season

December 6, 2017

via GIPHY It’s the most wonderful time of the year—that saying rings true to most of us, including scammers. With people shopping online and looking for ways to earn extra income, it’s the ideal time to defraud people of their money and personal information. Don’t let your guard down during this hectic season. Our Fraud […]

Member One’s Non-Gift Guide

November 28, 2017

You know the routine—you and your friend/relative/significant other exchange gift cards for the holidays, realizing thereafter that keeping your money would have been better than the uninspired exchange that just took place. We aren’t criticizing—that’s us, too. But not this year. For 2017, forget gifts; instead, give experience, adventure, wonder, convenience, and knowledge. Here’s our […]

Eight Pro Tips for Safer Online Shopping

November 21, 2017

Cyber Monday is quickly approaching—the day when many blindly enter personal information into several websites on the internet. And who are we to tell you NOT to score that awesome online deal? But before you click “checkout,” here are eight online shopping tips to help keep your personal information safe this holiday season. 1) Make […]

Member One Announces Bridgett Kidd as Vice President of Business Lending and Services

November 17, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Bridgett Kidd as Vice President of Business Lending and Services. Kidd will be responsible for the business lending and services programs for the credit union. “Bridgett has been a huge part of growing the credit union’s business lending program,” said Richard Socha-Mower, Chief Lending Officer. “She has helped […]

Member One Appoints Bruce Ermel as Vice President of Operations

November 16, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Bruce Ermel as Vice President of Operations with responsibility for the credit union’s contact center, products and services, insurance, and card departments. “Bruce’s leadership and experience give him an overall understanding of how to improve member satisfaction through efficient processes,” said Steve McClure, Senior Vice President of Operations. […]

Member One Announces Chris Michael as Senior Vice President of Lending

November 15, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Chris Michael to the position of Senior Vice President of Lending. He will assume responsibility for Member One’s Consumer and Real Estate Lending Departments. “We’re honored to have Chris’s leadership, experience, and passion in our organization,” said Richard Socha-Mower, Chief Lending Officer. “His ability to inspire his team […]

A Guide for Teaching Kids Healthy Holiday Spending

November 14, 2017

They see you when you’re sleeping; they know when you’re awake. They know when you’re scrambling to shop, cook, and decorate. We’re not talking about Santa; we’re talking about your children. That little audience sees all the good and bad that comes with holiday prepping, and while we’ve discussed ways to teach kids about finances […]

Member One Announces Mark Hudzik as Senior Vice President and Market Executive

November 14, 2017

Member One announced today that Mark Hudzik has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Market Executive, with responsibility for overall leadership in the Roanoke and Franklin County markets. Hudzik has been with Member One for 23 years and has served in a variety of leadership roles within the credit union. He started his career […]

Member One Announces Richard Socha-Mower as Chief Lending Officer

November 10, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Richard Socha-Mower to the position of Chief Lending Officer. Socha-Mower has been with Member One for 18 years, serving as a mortgage loan originator before earning a leadership role as Vice President of the Real Estate Lending Department. Most recently, he served as the Director of Consumer and […]