Beware the 2020 Census Scam!

Beware the 2020 Census Scam!

Every 10 years, the Census Bureau makes an effort to count every person living in the U.S. Though the process won’t start until mid-March 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is already warning of scammers exploiting the process to con you out of your sensitive information. That’s why it’s important to familiarize yourself with the census procedure; so you know

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7 Fun Facts About Leap Years

7 Fun Facts About Leap Years

1. Julius Caesar introduced the first calendar leap year in 46 B.C.  

The Earth takes exactly 365 days, five hours, 48 minutes and 45 seconds to circle the sun. The occasional Feb. 29 ensures we don’t lose six hours every year.

2. Leap year babies are called “leapers” or “leaplings.” 

You’d get

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Join Us As We Celebrate 59 Years Of Serving Our Members!

Join us as we celebrate 59 years of serving our members!

Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union is Celebrating 59 Years of serving our members on February 14th, 2020! We invite you to join us for Member Appreciation Day at all of our six branches in Evansville and Newburgh.

We will have Diamond Valley giveaways and snacks for

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How To Create A Budget In 6 Easy Steps

How To Create A Budget In 6 Easy Steps

Who needs a budget anyway?

If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you can’t seem to find money to put into savings, then you probably need a budget.

A budget is not a magic potion that will automatically solve all of your money problems, but it will help

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Ask About ValueCheck From Diamond Valley!

Ask About ValueCheck From Diamond Valley

When was the last time a financial institution asked you “What are your financial goals?” When you get a ValueCheck at Diamond Valley, this is one of the first questions we ask. ValueCheck is a program where “Our Focus Is Your Future” is more than just a tag line for our Credit Union.

When you come in

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Choosing Which Home Equity Loan Option Is Right For You

Choosing Which Home Equity Loan Option Is Right For You

Q: What are the differences between a home equity line of credit (HELOC) and a typical home equity loan?

A: Here are the differences between a HELOC and a typical Home Equity Loan.


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All You Need to Know About Data Breaches

All You Need to Know About Data Breaches

If you follow the news, you’ll note that there seems to be another major data breach monopolizing headlines every week. The details vary, but in each breach, thousands, millions or even billions of victims’ sensitive information is compromised, and they’re now vulnerable to identity theft unless they take immediate action.
Here at Diamond Valley,

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What Do I Do With My Refund?

What Do I Do With My Refund?

We don’t normally like to tell you how to spend your money. Our members tend to be very good at that, often finding creative ways to turn the hours they’ve spent at the workplace into new ways to enjoy their lives. More often, we tell you how to not spend your money by letting you know about our fantastic savings

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2020 Credit Union Holidays

2020 Credit Union Holidays

All Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Locations will be closed on the following dates in 2020. 

2020 Credit Union Holidays

New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1st

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. - Monday, January 20th

Presidents Day

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How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

Quick-what’s your credit score?

As a financially responsible individual, you should be checking your credit on a regular basis. You can do this by signing up for free credit monitoring on a reputable website like 

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