Clearwater offers help for furloughed workers.

Month: December 2023

December 14, 2023


Scammers are actively targeting businesses. Here’s how to protect your business. What’s Happening? Scammers are actively targeting business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, regardless of whether the loan(s) have been paid back or forgiven already. How to Spot the Scam The scammer will typically reach out by phone or email and say that you missed a court … Continue reading

PPP Scam Alert! Scammers are actively targeting businesses.
December 7, 2023

Watch Out for Fraud

We’ve been made aware of a recent imposter scam where fraudsters spoof phone numbers from legitimate businesses like Clearwater, and call unsuspecting members requesting sensitive account information. IMPORTANT REMINDER Clearwater Credit Union, will NEVER call, email, or text you and ask you to: Provide personal information like Social Security numbers, account numbers, or passwords to validate your identity. Withdraw your money … Continue reading

Graphic showing online shopping computer and security symbols.
December 4, 2023

Protect Yourself from Charitable-Giving Scams

It’s that time of year. Everywhere you go, charitable organizations will be seeking donations to help those in need. Those solicitations work. Last year, Americans gave just over $500 billion to charity, according to the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. And nearly 20% of those donations ($100 billion) were given in December, says USA Today. While a majority of charities … Continue reading