Tag: HomeFREE Checking

HomeFREE Checking is the best account on the Central Coast. Get everything you expect from free checking, like no minimum balance and no monthly fees, plus get more. It comes with services and programs worth hundreds of dollars per year at no additional cost.

Beware of Skimmers & Shimmers

Beware of Skimmers & Shimmers

You’ve probably heard about it on your local news over the last few years; criminals caught with equipment that allowed them to capture credit and debit card activity of unsuspecting consumers fueling up at the local gas station or using their cards at other outdoor accessible transaction terminals. These criminals are typically found with cash,… Read more »

Cyber Smart

Do Your Part, Be Cybersmart

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In past years, you may have ignored the issue as cybersecurity might have felt like a problem for large companies or an issue for the hero to help solve in a spy movie. But the world is changing, and fast. According to the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the first… Read more »

Pay With Points

Do More With SESLOC Rewards: Pay With Points

Pay With Points1 is a new way to use your SESLOC Rewards — allowing you to redeem your points for a statement credit to cover qualifying purchases. How Does it Work? After you enroll and make a qualifying purchase3 at a participating merchant using your HomeFREE Checking debit or SESLOC Visa Signature Rewards card, you’ll… Read more »

SESLOC Rewards for Wedding Gifts

10 SESLOC Rewards You Can Claim as a Wedding Gift

Wedding season is just around the corner. Whether you’re celebrating virtually or in person, you can redeem your SESLOC debit and Visa® Signature Rewards card points for a memorable wedding gift. Check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards that you can claim as a wedding gift to celebrate the newlyweds. Not registered? Head over to… Read more »

Social Media Scams

Social Media: Five Scams that Work

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn and many others can help us connect on a personal and professional level with friends, family, business associates, and causes that allow us to make new connections with others with shared interests. And participation is free to everyone, which has led to an unprecedented use of social media…. Read more »

Cash or card

Cash or Card?

Which do you prefer to use at checkout, cash or card? Cash certainly has its benefits, especially if you’re someone who finds it easier to use to manage spending and curb impulse purchases. Some businesses only accept cash (although a growing number only take plastic), or may impose a surcharge or minimum purchase requirement to… Read more »

Back to School Season

10 SESLOC Rewards for Back to School Season

Preparing for back-to-school season? Experts are predicting back-to-school spending to increase this year.  Did you know you can redeem your SESLOC HomeFREE Checking™ debit card and Visa Signature® Rewards card points for gift cards and merchandise to get ready for the new school year? Check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards for back to school… Read more »

Family enjoying picnic worry-free because they bank at SESLOC.

Wells Fargo Closing Your Line of Credit? Here’s What You Can Do

Last week, Wells Fargo announced they are discontinuing the personal line of credit and will be closing any existing credit lines — which may negatively impact the credit scores of affected customers. A line of credit is an unsecured revolving loan that offers the flexibility to borrow money at any time after it’s opened, commonly… Read more »

Level Up — a SESLOC Member Benefits Program

Members are already earning SESLOC Reward points on eligible debit and credit card purchases, redeemable for gift cards, travel experiences, merchandise and more. However, Level Up, our new Member Benefits Program, celebrates all that our members do with SESLOC. Later this summer, members will receive a program kit in the mail with details of the… Read more »

From Your CEO — Summer 2021

As we enjoy the cautious excitement of moving back to more normal operations, our ever-popular Shred Day drive-thru event happened on June 12 at the San Luis Obispo branch, and another one will pop up in the North County in the fall. We’d love to see more members choose paperless savings and loan statements so… Read more »