${finame} Blog http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/ Most Recent - ${finame} Blog en-US 2017-07-26T06:45:52Why Credit Unions Are Great Bank Alternatives<p>Fresh out of college I was entering the world of banking via my first&nbsp;&ldquo;real&rdquo; job of being a Teller.&nbsp;My new employer held the title of Federal Credit Union. At the time, I didn...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/why-credit-unions-are-great-bank-alternatives2017-07-21T08:40:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/why-credit-unions-are-great-bank-alternatives 2017 Member Appreciation Recap!<p>We had a great time hosting our <span class="highlightNode">Member Appreciation</span> Day on Saturday July 8th, 2017 and treating over 700 of our members to a day of fun filled activities! What a ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2017-member-appreciation-recap2017-07-10T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2017-member-appreciation-recap 14th Annual Fishing Fest Recap<p>ABNB Federal Credit Union is excited to have held its 14th Annual Fishing Fest on Friday, June 23rd 2017, in order to raise funds for the Children&rsquo;s Hospital of the King&rsquo;s Daughters (...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/14th-annual-fishing-fest-recap2017-06-26T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/14th-annual-fishing-fest-recap New Wheels...But Are They Really "Hot Deals?"<p>When you, the customer, have that itch for a new cruise mobile, you probably head to the car lot to peruse around, eagerly looking for that vehicle that has &ldquo;YOU&rdquo; written all over it. ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/new-wheels-but-are-they-really-hot-deals2017-06-13T03:38:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/new-wheels-but-are-they-really-hot-deals Demystifying Negative Account Fees & Overdraft Protection<p>One reason I love my job as a supervisor in the Member Service Center, which is ABNB&rsquo;s companywide contact center, is I never know what is waiting on the other side of a ringing phone. Even ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/demystifying-negative-account-fees-overdraft-protection2017-05-30T12:58:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/demystifying-negative-account-fees-overdraft-protection Is It Time To Apply For A Business Credit Card?<p>When starting a business, most small business owners have to cover all initial purchases and costs out of pocket; resulting in having to apply for personal loans for &ldquo;business use.&rdquo;&...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/is-it-time-to-apply-for-a-business-credit-card2017-04-14T09:04:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/is-it-time-to-apply-for-a-business-credit-card Build Your Credit This Tax Season<p>So, not having credit doesn&rsquo;t count you out after all! We are all about helping our members achieve every financial goal and overcome financial hurdles. With that in mind, we know our second ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/build-your-credit-this-tax-season2017-03-17T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/build-your-credit-this-tax-season Proactive Digital Hygiene In A Hacker's Playground<p>You&rsquo;ve been online for what seems like forever. Maybe first with a desktop, then a laptop, perhaps&nbsp;a tablet now; and of course most everyone has a smartphone these days. With our present...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/proactive-digital-hygiene-in-a-hacker-s-playground2017-02-28T04:22:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/proactive-digital-hygiene-in-a-hacker-s-playground Millennials: Life of Subsistence vs. Financial Livelihood<p>You only live once. Younger high school and college generations flooded social media typing, &ldquo;YOLO&rdquo; as the 2011 anthem of our nation&rsquo;s young adults. But, in retrospect many ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/millennials-life-of-subsistence-vs-financial-livelihood2017-01-11T03:14:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/millennials-life-of-subsistence-vs-financial-livelihood Meet Charlie, ABNB's newest CEO<p>ABNB Federal Credit Union membership,</p> <p>Thank you for the wonderful welcome!</p> <p>As we begin the New Year, I want to recommit to you, our member/owners, our resolve to provide products and ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/meet-charlie-abnb-s-newest-ceo2017-01-03T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/meet-charlie-abnb-s-newest-ceo ABNB donates $1,200 to local non-profit for the holidays<p>Throughout the holiday season, ABNB supported fundraising efforts to benefit local non-profit organization, Edmarc Children&rsquo;s Hospice of Portsmouth, Virginia. Monetary donations were ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2016-edmarc2016-12-16T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2016-edmarc ABNB collects 230+ winter coats for local neighbors in need<p>ABNB is proud to announce another successful Coat Drive in 2016, collecting over 230 children and adult sized coats. This year, Charles Black with 95-7 R&amp;B and the Salvation Army partnered with...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-s-2016-winter-coat-drive2016-12-12T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-s-2016-winter-coat-drive Did You Know?<p>Welcome to the very first post in the series, '<em>Did You Know?</em>'! As a member of ABNB, you have so many features and options available to you that it can be overwhelming! &nbsp;We understand ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/did-you-know2016-11-30T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/did-you-know Little Neck Grand Opening!<p>ABNB's newest branch is now open for business in the Little Neck neighborhood of Virginia Beach! A big thinks to many key representatives of the Virginia Beach for coming out and helping us ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/little-neck-grand-opening2016-11-04T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/little-neck-grand-opening Credit Union Myths Debunked<p>Because many credit unions are locally based, we hear these all the time&hellip;</p> <ul> <li>There aren&rsquo;t enough branch locations!</li> <li>But what if I go out of town, how will I access my...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/credit-union-myths-debunked2016-10-07T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/credit-union-myths-debunked New Targets of Identity Theft<p>It's widely known that we, as adults are at risk of identity theft everyday if we don't take the appropriate precautions to avoid it...but did you know your children are also at risk? &nbsp;</p> ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/new-targets-of-identity-theft2016-09-19T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/new-targets-of-identity-theft ABNB Financial receives award for top performance<p><strong>CHESAPEAKE, VA (August 26, 2016)</strong> &mdash; ABNB Federal Credit Union announced that its investment services group, ABNB Financial, with representatives registered through broker-...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-financial-receives-award-for-top-performance2016-08-26T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-financial-receives-award-for-top-performance 2016 Member Appreciation Day<p>We had a great time hosting our <span class="highlightNode">Member Appreciation</span> Day on Saturday July 9th, 2016 and treating over 500 of our members to a day of fun filled activities! What a ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2016-member-appreciation-day2016-07-09T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/2016-member-appreciation-day ABNB raises over $87,000 for The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters!<p>On Monday, June 27, 2016, we held our&nbsp;The 13<sup>th</sup> Annual Fishing Fest supporting the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. Almost 100 participants attended this year&rsquo;s ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-raises-over-87-000-for-the-children-s-hospital-of-the-king-s-daughters2016-06-27T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/abnb-raises-over-87-000-for-the-children-s-hospital-of-the-king-s-daughters Taking the mystery out of credit scores<p>Perhaps the greatest mystery for many individuals is how their credit score is calculated. This three-digit number wields great power over one&rsquo;s finances, but for many, the details behind ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/taking-the-mystery-out-of-credit-scores2016-06-01T12:00:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/taking-the-mystery-out-of-credit-scores General Q&A<p>Do you have a question that you're not sure where to find the answer? &nbsp;Or maybe you just want to hear the answer straight from your financial institution that you know you can trust. &nbsp;...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/general-q-a2016-05-23T07:44:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/general-q-a Make the best use of your tax refund<p>It&rsquo;s that time of year again, when dancing Uncle Sams and Statues of Liberty line the streets of Hampton Roads and the nation. These icons stand and dance as living signs to the closest tax ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/make-the-best-use-of-your-tax-refund2016-05-23T07:36:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/make-the-best-use-of-your-tax-refund Best IRA Rates To Prepare For Retirement<p>With as fast as time flies, making plans for retirement is something that shouldn't be put off.</p> <p>Even if we know we need to plan for retirement, we often fail to act, because we're simply not...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/best-ira-rates-to-prepare-for-retirement2016-05-23T07:30:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/best-ira-rates-to-prepare-for-retirement Check Q&A<p><strong>Q. If my expiration date reads 08/12, does it expire at the beginning, or the end, of the month?</strong><br />A. If your card specifies an expiration date of month and year only, that ...http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/check-q-a2016-05-23T07:39:00http://abnbfcu.org/about-us/community-connection/abnb-blog/check-q-a