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How to Check Your Business Credit Score

Published: May 11, 2022

Unlike personal credit scores, which are standardized and available for free, each business credit bureau uses a different scoring system, and you often need to pay to view your report. Your business credit score is also available to the public - meaning potential investors, partners and lenders can take stock of your company's financial health, so it's important to monitor your report.

What to Do If There's a Mistake on Your Business Taxes

Published: May 3, 2022

For small-business owners, preparing an income tax return is far from simple, which can increase the chances of making a mistake. Here are six steps that small-business pros say you can take to cope with that hair-on-fire feeling of discovering an error after you've filed - plus how to get things fixed quickly so you can go back to running your business.

3 Ways to Lessen the Impact of Inflation on Your Small Business

Published: April 12, 2022

Inflation can be tough for small businesses, but the right strategies, support and resources can help them mitigate the challenge, says Carolina Martinez, CEO of the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, or CAMEO. Here are three ways you can lessen the impact of inflation on your small business.

What to Know Before Your Business Adds Buy Now, Pay Later

Published: March 28, 2022

"Buy now, pay later" is becoming common at large retailers like Target, Ikea and Macy's. More and more small-business owners are allowing their customers the ability to pay in installments, too. If you're thinking about offering buy now, pay later at your small business, here?s what you need to know.

3 Business Loan Application Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Published: March 1, 2022

With loan approval rates slowly climbing at the beginning of 2022, however, business owners have an opportunity to refine the application process and improve their chances of getting approved for the funds they need. Here are three common mistakes to avoid when applying for capital for your small business.

7 Ways Small-Business Owners Can Save on Taxes in 2022

Published: February 15, 2022

Here are seven things they say entrepreneurs and independent workers can do to lower their tax bills and their anxiety this filing season and in the year ahead.

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I feel my money is safe, the service has always been top-notch and we've found it easy to use even though I probably haven't set foot in one of the branches in five years. Joining the credit union is one of the smartest things I've done.

USSFCU has been my first banking option for over 40 years - no fee atms - my grands are now members of the credit union and value their credit union membership also.

USSFCU staff continues to be the best and always has my best interest.

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I've always been treated very professionally and the person caring for my financial needs always listened to me and helped me in a way that was not stressful and beneficial to me.

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Magnificent people, great help during the hard times.

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I joined in 1975 when I began my 41 year career in the U.S. Senate. It was a family and still is - one to be depended on in times of need and for advice.

The credit union provides relatively good services and the security updates to the system are noticeable.

All of my children and grandchildren have USSFCU accounts now. I really admire USSFCU and its staff completely, they have always looked out for my interests.

Outstanding online and mobile banking services. Professional, Courteous, knowledgeable responsive staff!

I am very satisfied to belong to this institution and whenever I need support it is good to know that I count on you.

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Great staff helping all the time. Just a very well run company always good service.

Always good service, especially when I telephone in. I have another credit union where, every time I call in, I have to wait a considerable amount of time before reaching a representative. When I worked on the Hill, it always was a pleasurable experience coming to the credit union office, whether to make a deposit or apply for a loan.

Customer service via the phone is very helpful and easy to accomplish requests.

Care about their clients and concerned about making sure they have the best rates and packages.

USSFCU has always been accommodating, easy to work with, and staff are always kind. I have every intention of keeping my account with this bank for a long, long time.

The branch manager introduced herself and was extremely helpful. She stated that if there is anything we ever need to please let her know. Very positive experience!

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