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What is a Credit Card?

The word “credit” can generate a lot of emotions. Some people carry a negative connotation with the term, or think credit means debt and irresponsibility; but credit, when used with providence, can be a very good thing. Though buying a car and home may not be in your immediate plans, your financial choices today affect… Read more »

How Debit Card Fraud Happens — and How to Avoid It

For many people, debit cards are the perfect plastic. They offer most of the conveniences of credit cards with no risk of accumulating debt. But like credit cards, debit cards are vulnerable to rip-off artists. And debit card fraud is particularly scary because thieves can withdraw money directly from your checking account. Here’s how debit… Read more »

What Credit Card Type Are You?

Deseret First Credit Cards If you’re looking for a great credit card, then we’ve got you covered here at Deseret First. Our VISA Platinum Credit Card is a top-notch credit card loaded with all sorts of features. For an exceptional rewards card, check out our VISA Platinum Rewards Credit Card. For questions or to apply,… Read more »

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have?

I know, I know, you get a new credit card offer more often than you take a shower. From the checkout line at Home Depot to the pre-approval letters waiting in your mailbox, everyone’s vying for a share of your wallet. In view of this onslaught of offers, you’re not alone if you’ve asked yourself,… Read more »

Benefits of a Solid Credit Score

Three HUGE Benefits of a Solid Credit Score These days, nearly everything that we do involves some sort of credit check. Whether you’re getting a loan or ordering DirecTV, your credit is going to get pulled so that your potential lender or service provider can peek into your financial past. What people see when they… Read more »

Anytime, Anywhere Banking

Anytime, Anywhere Banking Banking is no longer limited to “banker’s hours.” With Deseret First Credit Union, it’s on your schedule. We have convenient ways for you to access your accounts anytime, anywhere, whether it’s on your computer, your mobile phone or tablet, an ATM, or a branch. Online You enjoy loafing around eating ice cream… Read more »