Four Ways to Practice ATM Safety
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By: FCU Team
Securing Your InformationThe first step in account security starts at home. Keeping your ATM card with you and making sure your PIN is memorized and not written down are good first steps. If it’s been some time since you last used your PIN, call your financial institution and make the change to a PIN you’ll remember. It should go without saying you should keep this information to yourself; refrain from giving your card or PIN out, even to family members. If you’re an FCU member and you lose your card, don’t panic! FCU Anywhere users can take advantage of card controls.
• Block your card. If you misplace your card but have an idea where it might be, you can freeze your card until you find it.
• Report your card. If you can’t find your card, or think it might be stolen, you can mark it as such in FCU Anywhere, as well as request a new card, all from the app.
If you’d like your replacement card sooner, you can also visit your closest FCU branch.
Which ATM Should You Pick?If you can afford to be picky, shoot for an ATM owned by your financial institution, or one you know is in their accepted ATM network. Not having to pay fees is a nice bonus!
FCU members get access to 14 FCU ATMs, all Publix Super Market-affiliated Presto! network ATMs, and the Pulse Network. All in all, you’re looking at over 400,000 ATMs worldwide! And under our rebate program, most ATM fees will be refunded. To find out more about FCU ATMs, visit our ATM locations page.