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Your COVID-19 Guide to Contactless Payments

Posted by Liberty Bay Credit Union on May 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Protect Yourself During Everyday Purchases.

As the world adjusts to social distancing and isolation measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, contactless payments have been on the rise – and for many, it seems this payment method will stay long after the pandemic ends. However, there are many important questions to deal with when it comes to contactless payments. Is this really a useful safety measure for COVID-19? How secure are contactless payments, really? And how can we all protect ourselves while making everyday purchases online?

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Topics: COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic resources, contactless payments, alternate payment methods, contactless transactions

3 Ways to Prepare for the End of COVID-19

Posted by Liberty Bay Credit Union on May 15, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Getting ready for life after the pandemic

If you’ve been financially impacted by COVID-19, we have resources available to help you get through these times. But it’s also important to remember that eventually, this situation will end.

We know it may be hard to imagine life going back to anything even resembling normal, but we are here to assure you that when the coronavirus situation ends, LBCU will still be here for you. Here are three ways to start preparing for the end of the pandemic and set yourself up for a stronger financial future.

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Topics: COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic resources, personal finance, investing, budgeting, paying debts, stimulus check

How to Handle Finances During COVID-19

Posted by Liberty Bay Credit Union on May 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

The Best Ways to Save and Spend in This Situation

The coronavirus situation has caused many of us to reevaluate the way we save and spend money. For some, this pandemic has created extra financial burdens. Others may be looking for the best ways to save and prepare for the end of the crisis, or even how to spend the extra cash they have due to eating out less or canceling trips.

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Topics: COVID-19, coronavirus, tailored services, pandemic resources, loan assistance

Ensure Security and Minimize Fraud with LBCU

Posted by Liberty Bay Credit Union on May 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Protect your finances during the COVID-19 crisis

As banking operations move primarily online, a major concern many of our members have is how to ensure security and minimize fraud. Your credit union experts are here to provide some reassurance and advice so you can bank online with peace of mind.

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Topics: Scams, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic resources, online statements, digital security, identity theft, fraud

#StayHome with LBCU Remote Banking

Posted by Liberty Bay Credit Union on Apr 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM

COVID-19 and the growing importance of remote banking

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to impact people everywhere, it’s vital for those of us who are able to do our part by staying home. Remote banking has become a necessary service to allow you to continue managing your finances during this unprecedented time.

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Topics: COVID-19, coronavirus, tailored services, pandemic resources, loan assistance