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Rates as of August 1, 2022

New/Used Auto (2021 or newer) as low as 3.50%APR* 

Used Auto (2015-2018) as low as 5.00%APR*

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Continue on the journey to Financial Wellness by listening to our July Podcast. WSDR Radio Host Tom Katz talks with Cornerstone CU Marketing Director Lorna Cote about the next step of this series, Creating a Budget. Learn some easy options to review your income and expenses, determine needs from wants, and set up a monthly system to get your finances in order, and ease some financial stress. You can also find the Financial Wellness information on our website.

https://regionalmedianews.com/rock-solid-advice-with-cornerstone-credit-union/

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What's New at CCU

Get-rich-quick scheme uses “Deepfake” technology to impersonate celebrities, politicians, business leaders

Get-rich-quick scheme uses “Deepfake” technology to impersonate celebrities, politicians, business leaders

July 25, 2022

Rockford, IL – July 20, 2022 – New technology makes it nearly impossible to tell fake video or audio clips from real ones. The Deepfake technology creates fake videos and photos and can even edit verbal messages. As the software used to create these “deepfakes” becomes more widespread, scammers will use it to their advantage to steal money and sensitive information. Fake ads and endorsements are common on the internet, but now scammers with the proper technology can create an altered message making a video endorsement look real. 
“Seeing is no longer believing when it comes to what you may be viewing or hearing on the internet,“ says Dennis Horton, director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau. Click here to continue reading.

How to Protect Yourself against Zelle Scams

How to Protect Yourself against Zelle Scams

July 14, 2022

Zelle is the latest tech to be targeted by scammers. As with anything that is widely used, scammers have latched onto the tech and are targeting consumers. Here’s what you should know.

The Basics

Zelle is a popular person-to-person payment service because it has the backing of major banks and hundreds of credit unions. It works similar to many payment apps — you log into your bank or credit union account and send money by entering the recipient’s phone number or email address. Click the Title to learn how to protect yourself.

Fraudsters Fire Up Fear Factor on Money and ID Thefts

Fraudsters Fire Up Fear Factor on Money and ID Thefts

July 1, 2022

Law Enforcement Impostors text/email altered police badges to trick victims
Rockford, IL – June 30, 2022 – Scammers are impersonating both local and national law enforcement officers to increase threat levels to steal your money and identity. Better Business Bureau says to watch out for a new twist in these scams. Con artists are using doctored images online of “police badges” and other fake but “official-looking” credentials to gain your trust.
“This new trick makes the con artist more believable,” says Dennis Horton, director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau. “It can take people off guard as an extra scare tactic. Fear can cloud judgment, and it’s easy to think it’s important to follow instructions because it’s the police.”
How the scam works. Click on title to read complete article.


Upcoming Events

August 13

Lincoln Douglas 5K and Fun Run

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The Lincoln-Douglas 5K, One-Mile Fun Run and Kids Races combine a fun, fast, and competitive 5K race with a fun run and series of kids races that ultimately crowns the "Fastest Kid in Town." With a Start and Finish near the Statue of Lincoln the Debater in historic Taylor Park at 900 East Stephenson Street in Freeport, IL, the LD 5K is family fun at its best! For more information and course maps, visit  www.lincoln-douglas5k.com

August 13

Cruise Night

Location: Downtown Freeport, 4 - 9 PM

Vroom Vroom--44 years in downtown Freeport! Enjoy spending some time checking out some automotive beauties--more than 1,000 Classic, Antique & Performance Cars & Trucks--along with live music, family fun area and food. 


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