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...

Social Media Cybersecurity

October 23, 2020
Now more than ever, consumers spend increasing amounts of time on the Internet. With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. How...

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...

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

October 5, 2020
Reopening Broad St., Gates, Mt. Hope, Penfield, and RIT October 05, 2020 To Our Valued Members, We have been servicing you by appointments and through drive-up. Thank you for your patience during this time.   Regular business hours have resumed...

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...