Economic Impact Payments

What to Know About Your Stimulus Check

Update 5/28/20 — Eligible taxpayers expecting a check in the mail will receive a prepaid debit card instead. These stimulus payments will arrive in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services,” and the issuing financial institution is Meta Bank. Stimulus VISA Debit Cards can be used at ATMs, for purchases, and funds can be transferred… Read more »

Loan Support

Special Loan Assistance Programs for Members in Need due to COVID-19

We understand that the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic is negatively affecting our members and we want to help. For members who are experiencing difficulty making their loan payments, we have a simple and streamlined process to request to defer payments on eligible mortgage and consumer loans. Plus, we are offering low-rate emergency loans. Please visit our… Read more »

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Steps we are taking to keep you and your money safe.

We take the health and safety of our members, guests and staff very seriously. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world, we want to share some of the actions SESLOC is taking to help protect you, our loyal members, and our staff during this concerning time. Please check this page and our… Read more »

Coronavirus Concerns?

Coronavirus Concerns? Consider Past Health Crises

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER During the last week of February 2020, the S&P 500 lost 11.49% — the worst week for stocks since the 2008 financial crisis — only to jump by 4.9% on the first Monday in March.¹ By all accounts, the drop was largely driven by ever-increasing fears about the potential effects of… Read more »

Credit Report Horror Story

Have You Checked Your Credit Report?

Have you checked your credit report recently? Or ever? Shelli* was doing everything right, but something was dragging down her score — it just didn’t make sense. So she ordered her credit report and found the culprit. There was a delinquent credit card from an account she owned with an ex years ago. She had… Read more »

Financially Preparing for a Pet

Financially Preparing for a Pet

Expanding your family with a new furry, feathery, or scaly friend? Whether you’re a first-time pet owner or very experienced, don’t forget to consider the financial impact of a new pet and adjust your budget accordingly. To begin, estimate how much money you’ll need to each year for pet expenses. Divide that amount into monthly… Read more »