What is a HELOC?

June 2, 2021
A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a line of credit that allows you to tap into your home’s equity or the difference between what your home is valued at and how much you owe on it. How it Works...

Hang Up On Auto Warranty Robocalls

June 2, 2021
Have you been receiving automated phone calls about your car's extended warranty? You are not alone! It seems as if we are all receiving these calls, sometimes multiple times a day. Robocall scammers are out in full force.   If...

Cybersecurity While Traveling

May 25, 2021
In a world where we are constantly connected, cybersecurity cannot be limited to the home or office. When you’re traveling— whether domestic or international—it is always important to practice safe online behavior and take proactive steps to secure Internet-enabled devices....

Stimulus Checks & Electronic Alerts

December 30, 2020
Review Your Stimulus Check Status with the IRS here. Q: "How will I know when I get my government check?" A: Enable online alerts! We'll let you know when it arrives. Are you already an online banking user?  Just login...

AFCU Technology Upgrade Information

December 8, 2020
Our Upgrade is Complete! Thank you for your patience as we completed our technology upgrade this past weekend. We are looking forward to bringing you the best products and services to make banking with us as simple, convenient and safe as...

ATTENTION QUICKBOOKS, QUICKEN & MINT USERS

December 2, 2020
ATTENTION QUICKBOOKS, QUICKEN & MINT USERS Advantage Federal Credit Union is going through a system upgrade the weekend of December 5-7. Services may be interrupted for up to 3-5 business days during this time.  Please take action to ensure a...

Creating a Strong and Secure Password

October 13, 2020
Creating a strong password is a simple yet essential step to protecting yourself online. Using long and complex passwords is one of theeasiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but #BeCyberSmart and you...

RGH Youth Apprentice Program Giveback

October 8, 2020
Advantage Federal Credit Union, with the help from our members, gives back again! AFCU donated  $2,000 based on our Debit Card Giveback program to The Youth Apprentice Program at Rochester Regional Health. This program gives high school students an opportunity to succeed...

Identity Theft and Internet Scams

October 1, 2020
Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes,and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. BeCyberSmart on...

Friends of Highland Giveback

September 15, 2020
Advantage Federal Credit Union, with the help from our members, gives back! This September, AFCU donated $2,500 to the Friends of Highland, based on our Debit Card Giveback program.  Since 2012, we have given back over $20,000 to Friends of...

Fraud Alert in Rochester, NY

July 6, 2020
Fraud Alert in Rochester, NY BE AWARE! Coronavirus is just another opportunity for scammers to get your money.  Keep these tips in mind to protect yourself.  Do not respond to calls, texts, or emails about money from the government. Government...