NOTICE: No one from Power Co-op Employees Credit Union will telephone or send an email requesting personal information such as your account number or social security number. If you receive a call or email requesting such information and have not initiated a request for services, you should treat the request as fraudulent.
We all have to be careful with personal information to protect our identities. This page contain links to information that will help you learn how to do just that. When clicking on a link you will be leaving the credit union website. However, you will be linking to sights we feel will be helpful to not only adults but also youth. We hope you find these sights to be informative, and urge you to check back in the future for any additions.
AlertMe A consumer credit monitoring service that will provide information to help stop credit fraud and identity theft.
FakeChecks.org This site teachs you how to recognise a fake check and spot scams, like foreign lotteries, work at home schemes and overpaying for something you are selling. Watch the videos and take the fraud test to see how you would do if someone tried to scam you.
The Federal Trade Commission-The consumer protection agency for our federal government, the FTC site offers information on protecting your identity, has alerts on email and other scams, a link to the national Do Not Call Registry along with information about the economy of our country.
Balancetrack Identity Theft-From the Balance Financial Fitness Program, this online course helps you learn to protect your identity and to help you know if you have a problem.
FTC Identity Theft Help Page From the Federal Trade Commission, this site is the national resource for information to help fight identity theft.
Consumer Education Fraud Series by Liberty This educational presentation is from Liberty, the company we have chosen for ordering checks.
Email Scam A warning from the Social Security Administration
Consumer information-A part of the Federal Trade Commission, this site offers information on product recalls, saving money at the pump, disability information, kids privacy and much more.