Entries from May 2012

SoCalGas Warns Customers About Latest Nationwide Scam – This one claims President will provide a credit or directly pay utility bills

Date May 15, 2012

Imposters Claim President Obama is paying utility bills Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is alerting customers to be aware of a scam that has impacted other utility customers in several states across the country. The scam claims that President Barack Obama is providing credits or applying payments to utility bills. In some cases, scammers have […]

The Credit Union Difference

Date May 15, 2012

Fred Kreger, Branch Manager of American Family Funding talks with Fred Arnold on the differences and benefits of being a member of a Credit Union vs a bank. Credit Unions are not for profit financial institutions offering many of the same products and services as big banks.

The High Cost of Prepaid Cards

Date May 8, 2012

Do you or a family member have a prepaid card? Are you paying fees on it? You probably are. What is a prepaid card?  Prepaid cards are commonly referred to as prepaid credit cards, but they function more like debit cards than credit cards. Credit cards extend lines of credit to cardholders, whereas a prepaid […]