Holiday Skip A Payment

This time of year is wonderful!  It’s wonderfully busy . . . wonderfully cold . . . wonderfully fun… and some times, wonderfully expensive.   To help out, we offer members our Holiday Skip.  You can “skip” one Pacific Cascade loan payment either November, December, or January (except Visa or Mortgage loans).  Print and complete the … Continue Reading >>

Scholarship Awards

We have two scholarship awards available to our membership. Each is $2500 (one time award): Our Tom Jones Scholarship is for graduating high school students. (Graduating in June 2018): Scholarship — Jones Application Our Fritz vonAppen Scholarship is for either graduate or undergraduate students. Scholarship — VonAppen Application If you are a graduating high school student, you… Continue Reading >>

NEW Email Phishing — supposedly from EPA — do NOT click

We have heard from a member about getting an email, purportedly from the EPA, with their logo and “Sustainability in Eugene” header. It goes something like this: “The OR Department of Environmental Protection in conjunction with EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) are contacting you to ensure your business is in compliance with Federal Environmental Regulations.… Continue Reading >>

Help Us Help with a Donation to the Mission

Tis the season of giving. Please consider making a donation to the Eugene Mission. Help us make a few folks’ nights a little warmer, and feel a little more blessed. Help us help!? Donate today.  Simply click here to donate: https://www.wesaveyou.com/donations/  

BEWARE — NEW SCAM! ERR Old Scam Revamped

This new Evil Locky Ransomware Strain Evades Machine Learning Security Software Here is the latest tactic in the cat-and-mouse game between cybercrime and security software vendors. The bad guys have come up with a new ransomware phishing attack, tricking users to open, what appears to be, a document scanned from an internal Konica Minolta C224e.… Continue Reading >>

Equifax Cybersecurity Incident

Equifax CEO and Chairman, Rick Smith, reports in this video facts surrounding the Equifax Cyber Breach. On September 7, 2017, Equifax Inc., announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from… Continue Reading >>

Avoid Hurricane Harvey Scams

The bad guys seem never to rest. They are, in deed, at it again. This time using the Texas hurricane (Harvey) to separate you from your money. There are several good, legitimate charitable options available to help with this disaster.  But there are many fraudulent options as well. To help ensure you make a truly… Continue Reading >>

New Phishing Scheme! Trickbot

Beware — there’s a new phishing scheme that’s running wild out there. It’s called trickbot.  It comes disguised as a bill from a financial institution, and the perpetrators are getting pretty clever about having it look right – the right graphics, right colors, etc. It’s going to be hard to know it’s not real. It… Continue Reading >>

It’s Always A GOOD Time to Plan a Disney Get Away

A few tips on planning your trip to Disney . . .               BOOK NOW!

Be on the Alert for Fraudulent Text Messages Claiming to be From the N.C.U.A.

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA our governing body) has received consumer calls about suspicious text messages claiming to come from their agency (NCUA). The messages read: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient’s phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” Other fraudulent phone numbers to be alert for are 855-340-1398 and 844-906-0773. These texts are not communications… Continue Reading >>