Beware Tax Filing Scams

Beware Tax Filing Scams

It’s tax season, so it’s time to get your paperwork in order and hire a tax preparer. Unfortunately, though, there are thousands of scammers looking to steal your information and your tax refund by posing as authentic tax preparers. It’s important to learn how to recognize the signs of a fraudulent tax preparer so you don’t fall victim to a tax filing scam. Here’s

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12 Steps to Financial Wellness-Step 1: How to Track Your Spending

12 Steps to Financial Wellness-Step 1: How to Track Your Spending

Are you ready to join us on a journey toward financial wellness?
Each month, Diamond Valley will focus on one step of a journey of financial wellness. We’ll tackle the topic in detail and help you learn all you need to know about this step. Follow along, and at the end of the year, you’ll have

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2022 Credit Union Holidays

2022 Credit Union Holidays

All Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Locations will be closed on the following dates in 2022. 

 

2022 Credit Union Holidays

New Year's Day - Saturday, January 1

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. - Monday, January 17

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2022 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship - Apply Now!

Applications for the 2022 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship are now available!

Applications for the 2022 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship are now available! Pick one up at any Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union branch or you can download an application by

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How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues – It Doesn’t Need to Cost a Thing!

How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues – It Doesn’t Need to Cost a Thing!

The visitors have returned home, the leftovers in the fridge have been tossed, the kids are back in school and you have work first thing Monday morning. After the excitement of the holidays, the return to normal can make even the most jolly of folks a little depressed. 

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4 Scams to Watch for After the Holidays

4 Scams to Watch for After the Holidays

The holidays may be over, but scammers never take a break. The weeks after the holiday season generally bring an increase in scams that can be difficult to spot. Watch out for these four common post-holiday scams.

Charity scams

Did you know that there are more charity donations made nationwide during the last two

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New Year, New Money Habits: How to Stick With It in 2022

New Year, New Money Habits: How to Stick With It in 2022

If you’re like most people, you start each year with a list of resolutions to help you improve various aspects of your life. The list may include resolutions to help you become more physically fit, further your career growth and improve your personal relationships. Another category of resolutions you

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How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season heading into its final frenzied stretch, scammers are out in full force to take advantage of busy shoppers. Credit card fraud is rampant during this time of year. With most purchases paid for with plastic, scammers have their pick of vulnerable prey before the holidays.

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Your Complete Year-End Financial Checklist

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As 2021 draws to a close and we prepare to usher in 2022, take a moment to go through this year-end financial checklist for ensuring your finances are in order before the start of the New Year.

1.Review your budget

Is your monthly budget still working well for you? Are you

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10 Tips for ATM Safety

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With shorter days approaching, bringing more hours of darkness along with them, it’s more important than ever to brush up on ATM safety. Using a compromised machine can mean risking identity theft and/or having cash stolen. With this simple machine, all it takes is a few short minutes for a victim’s life to be completely ruined. 

Here at

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