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Credit Report Opt Out

Credit Report Opt Out

Posted On: November 8, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

How to Opt Out of Marketing Triggered by Credit Inquiries We recently learned that some members receive many marketing solicitations after pulling their credit report. The four major credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, Innovis, and Transunion, have made purchasing your credit inquiry data much easier. It is important to note that credit inquiry data is NOT the same as your credit report. San Luis Valley Federal Bank nor any other bank or finance company control solicitations you may receive from other companies. However, we can help you reduce the amount you receive by opting out of the official Consumer Credit Report list. Want to learn the basics of credit reports?   Try our easy-to-follow lessons What is the difference between a credit report and a credit inquiry: Credit Report Every major credit bureau has created credit profiles for nearly every U.S. citizen. The credit bureaus’ business model is to collect, maintain, and sell this information
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Credit Report Opt Out

Credit Report Opt Out

Posted On: November 8, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

How to Opt Out of Marketing Triggered by Credit Inquiries

We recently learned that some members receive many marketing solicitations after pulling their credit report. The four major credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, Innovis, and Transunion,...

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Tags: Credit Report

Pay Yourself Scam

Pay Yourself Scam

Posted On: September 7, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Send Yourself Money? That's a Big Red Flag

Scammers are always creating new ways to steal your money. One of the recent scams utilizing peer-to-peer payment services is what's known as the "Pay Yourself Scam."

The gist of the scam...

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Tags: Financial Education, Scams, Zelle

6 Common Scams

6 Common Scams

Posted On: August 17, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Most of the time, poorly formed scams are easy to spot. However, there could be times when you second guess your intuition and follow through with the scammer's requests, which ends in a disaster. Never assume a scam won't happen...

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Tags: Scams

Alamosa July 4th Fireworks Canceled

Alamosa July 4th Fireworks Canceled

Posted On: June 10, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Events

The Alamosa July 4 fireworks display has been canceled this year due to ongoing drought conditions and concern over the risk of community fires such as the recent one in Monte Vista. Since 1997 the fireworks display has been an ongoing partnership...

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Tags: 2022, Event, Fireworks

2022 Red Nose Day

2022 Red Nose Day

Posted On: May 27, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Events

Red Nose Day 2022

SLVFB is excited to participate in Red Nose day 2022! Let us know which joke is your favorite! If you're not familiar with red nose day, it's a fantastic cause to help raise money for children living in poverty. The money...

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Refinance Mortgage

Refinance Mortgage

Posted On: May 26, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Your financial situation, and economic conditions, can change a lot in 15 or 30 years. Your monthly budget may get squeezed due to other major expenses, or you may be able to pay your home loan off more quickly, thanks...

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Tags: Mortgage, Refinance

Scams

Scams

Posted On: April 4, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Scams are on the rise, and you need to be aware to protect yourself from fraud. Scammers will use unusual social events to trick you into giving away your hard-earned money.

Look for unusual behavior from the scammers. Is your friend really...

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Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy Month

Posted On: April 4, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Start Building Strong Financial Habits

National Financial Literacy Month is finally here! At San Luis Valley Federal Bank, we're committed to offering you the resources you need to make healthy financial decisions. This month, we want to...

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Tags: Budget, Financial Literacy Month, Taxes

Stimulus checks and 2021 Taxes

Stimulus checks and 2021 Taxes

Posted On: March 7, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: Financial Education

Will my stimulus checks have an impact on my taxes for 2021?

Americans from New York to California and everywhere in between are rightfully wondering if the stimulus checks they cashed in the prior year will affect their 2021 taxes. Indeed, stimulus...

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Tags: Stimulus Checks, Taxes

Thank you, we appreciate you

Thank you, we appreciate you

Posted On: February 22, 2022 by San Luis Valley Federal Bank in: General

We want to thank you for trusting SLVFB

We know that you have several banking choices, and we are thankful that you trust us with your finances.

As we navigate through the new year, we will continue to uphold our mission statement and...

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Tags: Mark Bechaver, Thank you