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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.

Tax Fraud

Tax Fraud: The IRS Dirty Dozen List

The Criminal Investigation (CI) unit is a special criminal division of the IRS. The CI is tasked with investigating and uncovering tax-related crimes and prosecuting these cases. Each year the CI provides the IRS an annual report detailing the work of the CI and highlighting their successes and enforcements related to tax and financial crimes…. Read more »

10 SESLOC Rewards to Up Your Game

10 SESLOC Rewards to Up Your Game

Headed to the course to practice your swing? Did you know you can redeem your SESLOC HomeFREE Checking™ debit card and Visa Signature® Rewards card points for merchandise to help you improve your accuracy and enjoy the day on the links? Check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards to up your game. Not registered? Head… Read more »

SESLOC Rewards for Valentine's Day

10 SESLOC Rewards for Valentine’s Day

Did you know you can redeem your SESLOC HomeFREE Checking™ debit card and Visa Signature® Rewards card points for merchandise and gift cards? Whether you need a gift for your significant other, or are planning to treat yourself, check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards for Valentine’s Day. Not registered? Head over to SESLOC Rewards… Read more »

Identity Theft Myths

Top 10 Identity Theft Myths

In today’s world it is more important than ever to focus on the things that we can control to better safeguard our financial future. It’s easy to get complacent, lulled into a false sense of security, when there are many other more urgent things to think about. That’s why we assembled the Top 10 Identity… Read more »

SESLOC Rewards to Kickstart the New Year

10 SESLOC Rewards to Kickstart the New Year

New Year, new you? Did you know you can redeem your SESLOC HomeFREE Checking™ debit card and Visa Signature® Rewards card points for merchandise and gift cards? Whether you plan to exercise more, renew your focus, or eat healthier, check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards to kickstart your New Year’s resolutions. Not registered? Head… Read more »

From Your CEO — Winter 2021

You have probably heard the saying “fresh start for a new year.” Never have we all collectively been more excited for a new year than in 2021! In the last quarter, we surpassed a monumental milestone of $1 billion in assets. Our growth is especially significant at a time when financial institution mergers and acquisitions… Read more »

Your 2021 Financial Checklist

Your 2021 Financial Wellness Action Plan

If your New Year’s resolution is to renew your focus on financial wellness, this 7-step financial action plan will give you the tools you need to succeed. The best part? It’s easy! 1. Check Your Credit Report Credit report errors are more common than you might think, and errors negatively impact your credit score. A… Read more »

Synthetic Identity Theft

Synthetic Identity Theft

The holidays are upon us, and so is the increase in risk for identity theft. Fictional characters are a big part of the season, but sadly they’ve also become a big part of identity thieves’ tool kits as well. According to a Federal Trade Commission Report, over the last five years, Synthetic Identity Fraud has… Read more »

Holiday Shopping

Online Holiday Shopping — Buyer Beware!

The rise of online shopping during the pandemic has led to a proportional increase in online fraud and scams. As the Holiday season approaches, we want to make sure you are armed with the knowledge and the skills to protect yourself. With a little awareness, you can avoid online shopping fraud as the busiest time… Read more »

3 Reasons to Go Contactless With Mobile Deposits

You may be aware that mobile check deposits are secure and convenient — but are you aware of these other handy benefits? It’s Completely Contactless You can make deposits from the comfort of your couch or on the go, saving you a trip to the branch — all you need is an Apple or Android… Read more »