News & Announcements

There are many important financial decisions that must be made throughout someone’s life. As part of our mission to help members with all their financial needs, we offer free, educational seminars to assist and provide you with the financial solutions that help you achieve your dreams. 

We understand many of you are concerned about the recent OPM federal data breach, which may have compromised the personal information of current and former federal employees. CDC Federal Credit Union is keeping a very close eye on it. 

Good news! We have upgraded our Fraud Watch program for ATM and Debit Cards so we can take extra precautions in protecting your identity and your finances. Starting in November 2014, the CDC Federal Credit Union will begin to keep a close watch on all transactions made outside of your home state, so not only will you feel a sense of financial security while traveling outside of the U.S., but now you will have that same extra financial protection while traveling within the U.S. as well.

Dollars & Sense

Stress can come from everywhere – career, school, family, relationships, health – and especially money. The American Psychological Association (APA) recently reported that money remains the number one stressor for 72 percent of Americans. In fact, money has led the APA's annual stress survey since its debut in 2007, the year before the financial crash that took the U.S. economy into its worst slump since the Great Depression. Are you financially stressed? Here are 10 major signs of financial stress and ways to take action.

When you're making improvements to your home, you're not just making your life better in the short term. You're also making an investment in your future. Ideally,  the increase in the value of your home will exceed the cost of the improvement.

When it comes to holiday spending, waiting in store lines all night and jostling for discounts will mean very little if you don’t have a budget that shapes your finances year-round. With the average U.S. household spending $600-$700 in 2014 for the holidays, putting that money together shouldn’t be a game of chance. Here are some tips to get it right: