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04.03.17

OE Federal is proud to announce our Dublin, CA branch has relocated to Pleasanton, CA and is now open for business. The Pleasanton branch is located at 5870 Stoneridge Mall Rd., Ste. 150, Pleasanton, CA 94588.

You and your family are encouraged to check out the new location.

Click here for more info and mapping directions.

03.01.17

Exciting news for Visa STEEL Rewards credit cardholders. Our rewards partner, Uchoose Rewards, has enhanced their website. This new enhancement took place February 15, 2017.

Enhancements include a better user experience and easier point redemption. Also, the new site will be optimized to work on any of your devices, whether it be a PC, tablet, or smartphone. It is important to note, due to this new mobile friendly optimization, the Uchoose Mobile App will no longer be available as of February 15, 2017. To view and redeem points, simply visit www.uchooserewards.com on any device and browse or redeem points just like before.

Members registered with Uchoose Rewards received a communication to their email inbox on February 10, 2017, regarding this enhancement. To learn more about our Visa products click here. For questions regarding this optimization, contact us by calling 800.877.4444.

02.15.17

The Presidents Day holiday is coming, and OE Federal Credit Union is here to help you find your new vehicle.  We offer special member-only auto rates, fast approvals, and unparalleled service.

We work with a vast network of dealerships across the country, so if you decide to visit a dealership without getting pre-approved first, tell them you want to finance with OE Federal Credit Union. This ensures you get the best rate (from your credit union), as well as the best service.

If you are in the market and need assistance in finding your vehicle, we offer two excellent services:

Auto Premier – a full-service concierge where all the hassle of auto buying is taken away. Plus, you get member-only pre-negotiated pricing.

AutoSmart – this is a self-service option that puts you in control of the entire process. You can locate a dealership, browse inventory, and apply for financing with OE Federal all in one location.

To get ahead of the crowds and for less wait time, we encourage you to get pre-approved before visiting the dealership. To get pre-approved, give us a call at 800.877.4444. To learn more about our Auto Loan services, click here.

01.03.17

OE Federal Credit Union has teamed up with TurboTax® to save you up to $15 on TurboTax federal products, and a chance to win $25,000! Just try TurboTax Online for FREE (and provide your email address) by February 16th to be automatically entered in the TurboTax $25,000 Payday Sweepstakes.1 Start TurboTax now!

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1 TurboTax $25,000 Payday Sweepstakes. NO PURCHASE OR FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry, who are customers of participating Financial Institutions or employees of participating businesses. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes ends 2/16/17. Subject to complete Official Rules and all applicable federal, state and local laws. For Official rules including odds of winning, alternate method of entry, and prize descriptions, visit the Official Rules. PRIZES: 1 Grand Prize: A check for $25,000. Retail value, $25,000. 12 First Prizes: A check for $1,000. Retail value, $1,000 each. Maximum retail value of all prizes is $37,000.  The odds of winning a prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received by the end of the Promotion Period.  SPONSOR: Intuit Inc., 7535 Torrey Santa Fe Rd, SDG-2A-03-22E, San Diego, CA, 92129.

State filing charges apply. Limited time offer for TurboTax 2016. Terms, conditions, features, availability, pricing, fees, service and support options subject to change without notice.  Intuit, TurboTaxand TurboTax Online, among others, are registered trademarks and/or service marks of Intuit Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other parties' trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective owners. 

12.12.16

The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to gather with friends and family and enjoy your time together. Unfortunately, it’s also the time when would-be scammers and fraudsters try to take advantage of your generosity. 

Here are a few Holiday Scams to avoid:

  • Missed Delivery Notice: This is an email that is sent to you from what seems to be a legitimate note from USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc. claiming that you missed a delivery. The email then asks you to click a link to enter personal information to claim your package. In some cases, the email requests that you download a form to complete, which then leads to inadvertently downloading a malware virus to your PC. How to spot these type of emails: legitimate emails from parcel companies will not request that you download documents and provide personal or financial information. Also, if you hover over the link in question, the URL link will not show as the supposed sender’s website, such as the UPS website.
  • Gift Card Fraud: Many fraudsters stake-out stores that provide Gift Cards in kiosks and write down the 16 digit card number. They then review the merchant’s website until the card is activated and drain the funds. To avoid this scam, only purchase gift cards at the check stand and review the card to see if the ‘scratch-off’ area is still intact. If not, do not buy the card.
  • Fake Charities: During the holidays, you may receive a leaflet or phone call requesting a donation. Many of these flyers or phone calls come from familiar sounding charities. To avoid being scammed, only donate to charities with whom you initiated the contact and more importantly, before you donate, be sure to do your research to make sure the charity is indeed reputable.
To learn more about Holiday Scams and how to avoid them, below are some helpful links:



12.01.16

Back by popular demand was OE Federal’s Create-A-Greeting Card Contest held specifically for employees’ children and grandchildren. This contest gave employees’ children and grandchildren the opportunity to submit holiday themed artwork for the 2016 greeting card. There were two categories; Category 1 for kindergarten through second grade and Category 2 for third grade through fifth grade. All artwork submitted was judged by a committee of OE Federal employees and the winning artwork will be the 2016 OE Federal Credit Union Holiday Card.

We were delighted by the number of entries and the creativity of the children. Great care was given when the children created their artwork.

The winners for the 2016 Create-A-Greeting Card Contest are as follows; winner in Category 1 for kindergarten through second grade: Kaetlyn and winner in Category 2 for third grade through fifth grade: Gabriel.

Thank you to all the children who submitted artwork!

You can view all of the wonderful artwork submitted by clicking here.

11.01.16

Fall into auto savings this holiday season with the help of OE Federal’s competitive, low rates and a pre-approval process that’s quick and easy. Plus, receive a $100 Bonus Deposit when you finance or refinance an auto loan with us!

To help with your vehicle search, we offer AutoSmart—a 24/7 one-stop auto buying service that will allow you to find the perfect vehicle at the right price for you. It’s simple to use and you’ll work exclusively with OE Federal for financing so you know you’ll be getting the best rate possible.

With AutoSmart, you can research and compare vehicles, locate a dealership near you, and calculate your payments. We hope your holiday season is filled with health, happiness, and a new vehicle to enjoy!

Click Here to take AutoSmart for a spin!
Get Pre-Approved today! Call 800.877.4444 or apply online today.

10.20.16

Wells Fargo has been fined $185 million for illegally opening accounts for existing customers. More than 2 million accounts were opened without customer permission. The financial ramification to consumers is still being sorted through, and many people have questions about their accounts, credit report, and the financial impact. OE Federal wants members who may also be Wells Fargo customers to know the Credit Union is here to help.

It’s important to understand that if you’re a Wells Fargo customer, you may be a victim. In many instances, Wells Fargo customers do not realize their accounts have been compromised, or they may be experiencing other credit issues related to the incident such as paying a higher interest rate on a loan due to a negatively impacted credit score. 

OE Federal partners with a financial fitness program called BALANCE to provide you with free access to expert financial education, resources, and counseling. BALANCE is available to assist our members with determining if their Wells Fargo accounts have been affected by these illegal practices.

BALANCE certified counselors will work one-on-one with OE Federal members to review credit reports and determine if you were affected, and if so, recommend a course of action to repair your credit.

How to Get Help:

  • Learn more about what happened by clicking here
  • Monitor your account for unauthorized products or activity. Request your free credit report at www.annualcreditreport.com 
  • Call 888.456.2227 to speak with a free and trusted BALANCE credit counselor 
10.03.16

Cut your payments this holiday season with OE Federal’s Skip-A-Pay*! We believe it’s important to enjoy the holidays with friends and family—don’t spend this time feeling burdened by bills! Holiday expenses like presents, travel, entertainment, and making your loan payment is enough to worry about as it is. That’s why we decided you can skip your December payment on qualified loans—so you can give more and worry less this holiday season!

You can Skip-A-Pay* on the following OE Federal Loans:

  • Car and Truck Loans
  • Motorcycle Loans
  • RV and Boat Loans
  • Watercraft Loans
  • Signature Loans
  • Savings Secured Loan

Call 800.877.4444 to speak with Member Service Representative for more details on this year’s Skip-A-Pay*.

*You are responsible for stopping any automatic payment(s) from an outside institution, or funds received will remain in your OE Federal Savings or Checking Account. The following loan types are not eligible for SKIP-A-PAY: Visa Credit Cards, Mortgages, Home Equity Lines, Home Equity Loans, Certificate Secured Loans, Mobile Home, Annuity, or Work Out Loan types. Loan must be funded prior to October 15, 2016. In addition, all OE Federal loans must be current and November 2016 payment must be made in order to qualify for SKIP-A-PAY. SKIP-A-PAY applies to December 2016 payment only. Other terms and restrictions may apply. Interest will continue to accrue on your outstanding principal balance during this time and the term of your loan may be extended.
08.16.16

OE Federal is continuing to improve fraud security by extending embedded chip technology to all of our Visa Debit Cards.

Our members’ financial security is at the forefront of everything we do, which is why we are proud to offer this additional security measure. In order for us to make this switch, we will be automatically issuing new OE Federal Visa EMV Debit Cards in batches over the next few months. Members receiving a new card will receive a notice prior to their card being issued so the member will know when to expect it.

Once the new Visa EMV Debit Card is received, please activate it immediately as the old Debit Card will be deactivated shortly after. To learn more about the EMV Chip Card technology and to view frequently asked questions, click here.

If you have any questions regarding the switch over to EMV Chip Debit Cards, please call us at 800.877.4444 to speak with an OE Federal Member Service Representative.

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