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Deal of the Year

The AM&AA Tampa Bay Chapter Deal of the Year Awards shines a spotlight on Tampa Bay’s vibrant middle-market business scene. DFCU earned the Tampa Bay Deal of the Year award as a testament to our dedication, strategy, and commitment to making a meaningful difference in the Tampa Bay area.
2/2/2024

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Impersonation Scams Are on the Rise

DFCU Financial will never:

  • Ask you to surrender internet banking credentials, your debit card PIN, or verify one time numeric passcodes by text message.
  • Advise you to transfer your funds out of the Credit Union for safekeeping.
  • Recommend you convert your DFCU deposits to gift cards or cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, etc.).
  • Ask you to send your debit or credit card and PIN to our security team, especially to a state where we don’t do business.

1/9/2024

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Swipe Out Hunger Success

During the entire month of October, every transaction you made with your DFCU Platinum or debit Mastercard® contributed to our mission to rally our community and fight food insecurity. Together, we donated a total of $40,000, which was distributed between Feeding Tampa Bay and Gleaners.
11/15/2023

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DFCU Financial Supports Veterans Year-Round

James Boggs, founder of Team Addo, and Jessica Hornof, EVP of DFCU Financial Branch Development, recently appeared on Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend as part of ABC’s Operation Honoring Heroes. Their discussion highlighted the significant challenges veterans encounter, emphasizing the pivotal role local nonprofit Team Addo plays in addressing these issues and DFCU Financial’s support of this life-changing organization. 
10/24/2023

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DFCU Financial's Support for Small Business Success

People say, “Big things come in small packages,” and that is true for the local small businesses in our DFCU Financial footprint. Tampa Bay and Michigan are bustling with thousands of small businesses, ranging from mom-and-pop stores to innovative tech startups. The success of these small businesses isn’t just important to the owners or investors, though. These local businesses play a vital role in our economies, creating jobs, driving innovation, and supporting communities. 
10/24/2023

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Celebrating Our Members

October is a month of fall colors, cozy vibes, and, for DFCU members, a time of special appreciation. Whether you're enjoying autumn in Michigan or soaking up the sun in Florida, we've planned some amazing events and surprises to express our gratitude for your trust. 
8/30/2023

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Tampa Bay Packs the Pantries for Our Neighbors

Back-to-school is almost here, and we can feel the excitement in the air! But let's not forget that this time of year can be tough for some families who could use a helping hand. That's where ABC Action News and DFCU Financial step in. We've teamed up with Feeding Tampa Bay for "Pack the Pantries" to make a positive impact by fighting food insecurity. Discover how you can join us and make a difference, too. 
7/27/2023

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The Key to Unlocking Your Home's Hidden Wealth

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to get excited about the power of homeownership. Owning a home is more than just a place to live - it's an accomplishment to be proud of and a financial investment that can set you up for a bright future. And the best part? You can unlock the potential of that investment with a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) or Fixed-Rate Home Equity Loan (HEFT).
6/1/2023

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6 Money-Savvy Tips for Happy Travelers

Got wanderlust, but worried about breaking the bank? With some financial know-how and a sprinkle of clever planning, you can embark on incredible adventures without emptying your wallet. Here are six must-know tips for being a savvy traveler that keeps their cash from flowing endlessly, while still having an Instagram worthy vacation. Let’s dive into the world of budget-friendly globetrotting! 
6/1/2023

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How to Spend with Purpose

Most of us aren't limitlessly rich and have to make tradeoffs in our spending. Why not try a different, more intentional way of looking at money decisions? Get to know your personal values better, then align your goals and choices with them so that money-saving decisions can feel easier, better, and more meaningful.
11/8/2022

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Healthy Pioneers

The theme for 2022 Black History Month is "Black Health and Wellness." DFCU Financial, a supporter of several health initiatives around the state, is proud to recognize eight trailblazers.
2/3/2022

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DFCU Helps Swipe Out Hunger

Heading into this holiday season, 38 million people face hunger in the U.S. Wayne County alone estimates 15.5% of residents with food insecurities. That’s why DFCU Financial stepped in to help provide much needed assistance to one of the largest food banks in Michigan - Gleaners Community Food Bank.
11/24/2021

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DFCU Gives Back in 2021

In 2021, DFCU Financial was proud to support--with both dollars and volunteers--organizations that offered creative learning opportunities, enhanced community offerings, and celebrated our essential workers. Here is a look back at the good that can be done when we all work together.
11/23/2021

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Thanks For Choosing DFCU

We know there are a lot of choices out there and we appreciate that you chose us to be your credit union. Small tokens of our thanks will be waiting for you at all our branches, Oct. 18 - 22 as part of Member Appreciation Week.
9/27/2021

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