Author: Team SESLOC

Youth Ag Programs Shape Future Leaders

How do you raise a prize winning pig? Just ask Lygren, a local high school student and SESLOC member who did just that. Lygren and his brother Shane participate in their school’s FFA program, which gives students interested in agriculture and leadership a chance to do something fun for their science class. With the help… Read more »

Security Tips for Mobile Banking

Security Tips for Mobile Banking

Using smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices for activities such as banking can be very convenient.  However, it is important to take some basic precautions to keep your information secure. Here’s how to protect yourself: Protect your device using the built-in password function. Most devices can be configured to auto-erase themselves after a certain number… Read more »

Member Services Expands with Live Chat

Now you can chat with a SESLOC Member Services Representative online on mobile or desktop. Whether you have a question about your account, products, services, you can get a response in real time.

Member Security Enhanced with ID Scanning in Branch

SESLOC is now scanning personal information cards (ID) if you do no have one already on file or when you have a new ID upon expiration. We have implemented this security measure for your protection as we work towards eliminating the need to provide a verbal password when visiting a branch. It will also speed… Read more »

International Credit Union Day Celebration

In alignment with the people-first philosophy of credit unions, SESLOC offers higher rates of return on savings accounts, lower rates on loans and lower fees than other financial institutions. With 53,000 members strong, we’re truly making a difference on the Central Coast. On October 17 we had special treats and gifts to celebrate members.

Stay Safe Online

Top 10 Tips to #StaySafeOnline

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and SESLOC’s Chief Information Officer Ken Long is sharing his top 10 tips to help you protect your identity online: Use strong, complex passwords and change them often. Experts recommend passwords that are at least 8 characters long and include numbers, special characters, and a mix of upper and… Read more »

Shred Days Recap

Do you know long you should hold onto your tax records? The IRS generally recommends three years. Then what? Because paper documents like your taxes have sensitive information, like you Social Security Number, they must be stored securely and then destroyed when no longer relevant to prevent opportunities for Identity Theft. That’s why SESLOC invites… Read more »

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity + Online Banking

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Online Banking Online Banking is safe, as long as you take these reasonable precautions: Use a strong password or long passphrase with a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols. Avoid dictionary words, pets’ names, or trivial combinations of dictionary words and numbers — a hacker can crack a password like Summer2019… Read more »

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and we’re offering events, toolkits and services to help make the internet safer and more secure. With the elevated role that technology plays in our day to day lives, it’s no surprise that identity theft and data breaches are on the rise. In fact, it’s estimated that one in… Read more »

How Long Should I Hang On To An Investment

How Long Should I Hang On To An Investment?

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER You’ll want to hang on to an investment as long as it meets your objectives. Is it likely to continue to perform as well as or better than comparable investments? Is it still appropriate for your age, risk tolerance and financial goals? Evaluating your investments once or twice a year will… Read more »