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How Debit Card Fraud Happens — and How to Avoid It

May 1, 2017 | Debit

For many people, debit cards are the perfect plastic. They offer most of the conveniences of credit cards with no risk of accumulating debt. But like credit cards, debit cards are vulnerable to rip-off artists. And debit card fraud is particularly scary because thieves can withdraw money directly from your checking account. Here’s how debit  Continue Reading »

0% Auto Loan Might Not Be the Best Deal

February 10, 2017 | Uncategorized

In seeking the best deal on your next car, you might’ve stumbled upon advertisements or offers to get a 0% interest auto loan. As great as this sounds, you may not save as much as you expect with this type of incentive. Since auto loans can come through either a dealer or a lender, such  Continue Reading »

Organize Your Finances for the New Year

January 24, 2017 | Uncategorized

A new year brings a chance to start fresh with just about anything. If your midnight toast includes a resolution to improve your financial health, here’s how to make it happen. Get on a budget To get ahead, it’s important to know where you stand and to create a plan with realistic goals such as  Continue Reading »

What’s Your Best Savings Option? It Depends

November 2, 2016 | Financial Planning Savings

There’s no question that saving money is a wise plan, but where to put your savings isn’t always so cut and dried. Does a regular savings account fit your needs best, or would a money market account be a smarter choice? And what about saving certificates? Which option is right for you depends largely on  Continue Reading »

Our new website is live!

May 14, 2012 | Uncategorized

Cutting Edge Federal Credit Union was originally chartered in 1953 by ten volunteers who believed that a credit union would benefit the employees of Chipper Chain. After starting as Chipper Chain FCU, our name has changed over the years, first to Omark FCU, then Blount FCU before becoming Cutting Edge FCU in 2002. Cutting Edge  Continue Reading »