Member News

Warning: Phishing Email

Attention NWGACU Visa credit cardholders: there is currently a phishing email circulating entitled Verification Email Alert.

 

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NWGACU Site Not Affected by Heartbleed

NWGACU has determined that our website and online banking program are NOT affected by the internet security vulnerability recently in the news, known as Heartbleed. Read on for more information.

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Beware of Check Scams

Have you ever gotten a check in the mail from a stranger and wondered if it was legit? Chances are, it was a fake, and designed to steal your money. Unfortunately, there are thieves who would like nothing better than to separate you from your hard-earned money.

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2014 Scholarship Applications Now Available

Northwest Georgia Credit Union proudly offers two $1,000 scholarships annually for members who are graduating high school seniors that will be attending college or technical school in the fall of the next academic year.

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40 Million Card Accounts at Risk After Data Breach, Target Says

Target says information from approximately 40 million of its customer credit and debit cards swiped in stores may have been compromised by a data breach during the height of the holiday shopping season.

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Urgent Fraud Alert: Target Stores Compromise

Be alert! There have been recent phishing emails and phone calls related to the Target breach. The emails look like they are from Target and play on the fears of the public that they may have had their card compromised.

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Warning - Text Message Scam

There is currently a fraudulent text message circulating. If you receive a text message requesting your account information, do not respond or call then number listed.  This is an attempt to steal your account information.

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Mobile Banking Gets a Facelift

Mobile banking is getting a facelift! Beginning Nov. 4, you may notice that mobile banking will have a new, updated look and feel.

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New Online Banking Feature

Northwest Georgia Credit Union's Online Banking now allows you to view individual holds on your account, such as pending debit card transactions. Read on to find out more.

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Don't Tax My Credit Union

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Potential Debit Card Breach

Due to a recent security breach, members may have issues using debit cards at certain merchants. This was NOT a breach of Northwest Georgia Credit Union database, but rather that of a merchant.

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NCUA Alert Warns of Phishing Scam

The National Credit Union Administration has warned of a new phishing scam using the agency's name in an attempt to obtain member debit card account numbers.
 

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Merchant Credit Card Surcharge

All about the new merchant surcharge to consumers who use a credit card for purchases. 

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Warning -Text Scam

Some credit union credit cardholders are receiving fraudulent text messages from phone number: 678-230-6958, warning that the member's card has been deactivated and instructing them to call the number.  If you receive a text like this, please do not respond or call the number.  If you have questions about your account, please call NWGACU at: (706) 291-9290.

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Warning - Fraudulent Checks

Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks drawn on Georgia’s Own Credit Union are being circulated. If you receive one, please contact Georgia’s Own Credit Union at 404 874-1166 to verify the check. Or, please call a Northwest Georgia Credit Union Financial Services Officer at 706-291-9290 for assistance.

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Mobile Un-banking is here!

Ready to Un-bank from your mobile phone?  Mobile banking is now available! Check balances, make transfers and pay bills - all from your mobile phone!

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Pay Anyone with Just an Email Address!

Need to send money to an individual?  A person to person payment is safer than cash, faster than a check, and unbelievably convenient. Members can now send and receive money with just a name and an email address through our Online Banking site.

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NWGACU Featured in NerdWallet blog

NWGACU was recently featured as a favorite free checking credit union on NerdWallet, a personal finance website.  Check out the blog post here.

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Fresh, new online banking is here!

Online banking added new features, freshened look.

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Extended Credit Card Offer

Unraveled by credit card debt? We're extending our offer - transfer your balance to our Visa Platinum Credit Card today to get a low 5.9% APR for 12 months!

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Video: Unraveled by Debt?

Watch this video and learn more about NWGACU's un-strings attached Visa Platinum Credit Card.

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Video: Un-banking. Unbelievable.

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Video: Unbeatable Auto Loans

View our newest TV Ad.

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