The Modern Wallet Blog

USF FCU Donates $10,000 for Hurricane Relief

USF FCU is donating $10,000 to the Southeast Credit Union Foundation to assist credit unions in and around Panama City that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael.

Beware of Blackmailing Scams!

Blackmail and extortion are some of the oldest tricks in the book — because they work.

How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?

Is several credit cards and more available credit a good idea? Or, are too many cards a liability to your score? 

Should I Be Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates?

On June 13, the Federal Funds Target rate was increased for the second time in 2018.

Don't Get Caught in a Free Trial Scam!

You know what they say: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” And yet, dozens of people fall for scams that promise them the moon — and they don’t realize they’ve been played until it’s too late.

What Can I Do About Robocalls?

Are you sick of grabbing your ringing phone only to find a robocaller on the other end? Those automatic calls are enough to make anyone go bonkers. Read on for the inside scoop on robocalls and what you can do about them.

Questions to ask Yourself Before Making a Large Purchase

Before you say “yes” to a large purchase, ask yourself these 7 questions.

Forbes Names USF FCU #1 CU in Florida

USF FCU took the top spot in the state of Florida.

Smishing Scams

Text messaging has come under attack as one of the most vulnerable mediums for identity theft and more. Here’s what you need to know about an SMS message-based scam called “smishing.” 

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