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Valentine’s Day on a Budget: How to Find Love & Laughs for Less

Valentine’s Day on a Budget: How to Find Love & Laughs for Less

If you’re like most people, you probably enjoy spending the romantic holiday with your special someone, but you prefer to celebrate without spending a ton of money. Good  news for you, we've got tips! 

Really Good Deal Loan

Really Good Deal Loan

With our Really Good Deal Loan features 6.99% APR* for 12 months. That's as little as $44 a month!†

13 & 18-Month Share Certificates

13 & 18-Month Share Certificates

The payout is just months away.

Throw a Super Bowl Party That Doesn’t Break the Bank!

Throw a Super Bowl Party That Doesn’t Break the Bank!

Now that Christmas and New Years are behind us, it’s time to plan for the next big holiday. That’s right—Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner!

We’ve partnered with the Y to save you even more!

We’ve partnered with the Y to save you even more!

We are pleased to announce our new relationship with the Stamford Family YMCA.
Join free and enjoy a reduced family or individual monthly fee.

Can Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit?

Can Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit?

For generations, owning a home has been considered an integral part of the American Dream. Life without a home of your own, the two kids, golden retriever, and white picket fence just don’t make sense. Okay, that last part may be a bit of an overstatement, but the fact remains—well-meaning family members and financial experts alike have long recommended homeownership as a sensible path to financial stability.

Clear Up Your Tipping Confusion

Clear Up Your Tipping Confusion

Tipping. Conversation about the topic can spark lengthy debates with opinions ranging from staunch support to extreme opposition. Let's get to the bottom of it.

Six Common Credit Score Myths

Six Common Credit Score Myths

Feeling in the dark on your credit score? Shed a little light on the situation.

Credit Score Mythbusters

Credit Score Mythbusters

When it comes to credit scores, it can seem like everyone’s an expert. Ask a random group of people what factors affect your score the most, and you’ll likely get a different response from each person.

Tax Free Holiday

Tax Free Holiday

Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that your kids were counting the days until summer vacation?

An Important Change to Remote Deposit Capture

An Important Change to Remote Deposit Capture

A change in federal regulations regarding Mobile Deposit

Teach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand.

Teach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand.

Long before Beyoncé transformed it into a cultural touchpoint, lemonade was the commodity of choice for childhood business ventures.

5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget

5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget

With our country’s birthday quickly approaching, you may be wondering whether it’s possible to show your star-spangled spirit without overspending on the festivities. We’re happy to report it’s entirely possible, especially if you follow these five tips:

Do Your Resolutions Need a Do-Over?

Do Your Resolutions Need a Do-Over?

Believe it or not, it’s June already. You’ve already flipped the calendar page a few times, and if you’re like more than 80% of the general public, it’s been a few months since your New Years’ resolutions crashed and burned.

Staycation

Staycation

Let’s face it; summer looks a lot different than it did when you were a kid. 

Financial Fitness

Financial Fitness

When you hear the word “fitness,” what comes to mind? Gym memberships? Weights and treadmills? Lean, muscular athletes? Credit unions? If that last option seems out of place, it’s probably because your brain automatically equates fitness with optimum physical health.

Your Home Buying Strategy

Your Home Buying Strategy

You’ve done your research, you’ve prepared your budget, and you’re ready to start your housing search. But did you know that if your search is too narrowly focused on what you want, you’re hurting your chances of finding the right house at the right price?

Our Member of the Month is...

Our Member of the Month is...

We are proud to introduce our February Member of the Month, Efrain Gutierrez!

Are Meal Delivery Services Really Worth the Money?

Are Meal Delivery Services Really Worth the Money?

With almost $5 billion in sales in 2017 alone, it's safe to say meal delivery services are catching on.

Stamford Federal Welcomes New Member to the Team

Stamford Federal Welcomes New Member to the Team

Former bank executive joins Stamford Federal Credit Union. Stephen Tedesco appointed Vice President of Commercial Lending and Business Development

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host?

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host?

Whether you travel for work or suffer from a perpetual case of wanderlust, you've probably thought about opening your house to Airbnb guests while you're on the road.

Home Buying

Home Buying

If you haven’t purchased a home in the last few years, you may be surprised to find that buying a house isn’t as easy as it used to be.

Should You Pay for Credit Repair Services? Probably Not.

Should You Pay for Credit Repair Services? Probably Not.

Call it a coincidence. Call it savvy marketing. Whatever you call it, there always seems to be a spike in credit repair advertisements around the time the first Christmas shopping bills arrive.

The New Year’s Here: Make Better Resolutions in 2018

The New Year’s Here: Make Better Resolutions in 2018

Take a look at these 5 simple suggestions to help you start the new year strong. 

The Problem With Payday Loans

The Problem With Payday Loans

Prohibited in 18 states, payday loan companies still manage to offer more than 20,000 locations across the United States, making them more common than McDonald's restaurants.

Welcome Shirley!

Welcome Shirley!

We are proud to announce that Shirley Heredia has joined Stamford Federal Credit Union as a Financial Services Representative and Loan Officer.

Love My CU Rewards

Love My CU Rewards

Stamford Federal is excited to offer you exclusive discounts and benefits on products and services you use every day with Love My CU Rewards.

My Mobile Money Access

My Mobile Money Access

Track spending, check your balance, set alerts and protect against fraud with My Mobile Money Access!

Se Habla Español

Se Habla Español

Tenemos personal bilingüe disponible en nuestro equipo de trabajo.