2019 Board Nominations, Elections and Annual Meeting

The Nomination-Election Committee, which is appointed each year by the Board of Directors, has nominated the following incumbents for two 3-year Board positions: Douglas Carden (incumbent) Doug has been a member of LA Financial since 1984 when California Attorneys Federal Credit Union was merged into our membership. He held the office of President of CAFCU for two years and previously …

ICU Day 2018

October 18, 2018, will mark the 70th anniversary of International Credit Union Day. This year’s theme is “Find Your Platinum Lining.” It combines the traditional gift of platinum for 70th anniversaries with a play on the saying “every cloud has a silver lining.” Credit unions all over the world will be celebrating the history and the success of the “People-not-Profit” philosophy. …

Security Tips: Social Engineering

Keeping your information safe and secure. As a member of LA Financial Credit Union, your safety and security is of the utmost importance to us.  Social engineering (manipulating people so they give up confidential information) can take a variety of forms and is one of the most successful tactics that people with malicious intent use to gain access to secure …

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Earthquake Preparedness

Everyone is used to the idea of having an earthquake in California… but all 50 states and 5 U.S. territories are at some risk for earthquakes. Even if you don’t live near a fault line, less severe earthquakes can interrupt living patterns and are still able to cause injuries to you and your loved ones. Earthquakes can happen at any …

FAQ: Online and Mobile Banking

SAC is short for security access code. You will now be required to obtain a security access code when logging into your online or mobile banking account for the first time, or if a device has not been registered. At times, you may also be required to obtain a security access code to confirm certain transaction requests, such are large dollar …

New Online & Mobile Banking

See our new look with updated features!   If you’ve logged in to online banking between January 18, 2017 – present, you won’t need to re-enroll. See our video tutorial on how to sign in for the first time using our new secure code access feature. Have questions about online banking? Call us at: 1-800-894-1200.

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The 4 Biggest Credit Union Myths

October 19th, 2017 is International Credit Union Day! A day to celebrate our members and thank them for being a part of the Credit Union movement. Also, it’s a day to showcase what credit unions can do for people in their communities. So, we at LA Financial would like to clear up the four biggest myths about credit unions. There …

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Know Your Insurance: Reviewing Your Homeowners Insurance Policy Limits

Courtesy of LA Member Choice Insurance Services, LLC With ever-fluctuating home values, are you confident your homeowners insurance policy limits are enough to cover the cost of rebuilding your home, should the unexpected happen? We also need to know if you made a major lifestyle change—for example, if you’ve gotten married or taken in an elderly parent who owns expensive heirlooms. …

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Why Knowing Your Credit Score is a Good Thing

Being in the know about your credit score and checking your credit report are easy ways to get an overview of where you sit financially with lenders, and see the areas where you may need to improve. Understanding where you can find your score and report and why you have the number you do can put you in a better …