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Website Vulnerability Concerns

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Your information is safe with South Carolina Federal Credit Union and your data has not been exposed to the "Heartbleed" bug.



smpl. 2014 Scholarship -- Apply Today!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

There’s still time!  South Carolina Federal Credit Union is in the midst of our fourth annual scholarship competition to award a total of $7,500 to three deserving students for use in their college education. 



South Carolina Federal Will Open at 10am Thursday / Columbia Area Closed

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 In the interest of member safety, as well as the safety of the employees serving our members, Charleston area South Carolina Federal Credit Union locations will be opening at 10 AM, AND Columbia area at 1 PM, Thursday, February 13.

South Carolina Federal Will Open at 11am Thursday

Thursday, January 30, 2014 In the interest of member safety, as well as the safety of the employees serving our members, Charleston area South Carolina Federal Credit Union locations will be opening at 11a.m. today, Thursday, January 30th

Inclement Weather Updates

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 South Carolina Federal Credit Union is presently monitoring the threat of inclement weather.


Learn more about our new phone banking system

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Effective January 22, 2014 South Carolina Federal Credit Union launched a new phone banking system!

Give us 5 minutes and you could win $1,000!*

Monday, November 04, 2013

5 minutes of your time could mean $1,000 in your wallet! Get the details.

ATMs Unavailable Wednesday, October 16th

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

We will performing ATM maintenance on Wednesday, Oct 16th from 9:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. All ATMs will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Message from the CEO

Thursday, October 10, 2013

South Carolina Federal's CEO, Scott Woods, needs your help in telling Congress, "Don't tax my credit union!"



We're ready to be there for you... Government Shutdown/Sequestration Relief Program

Thursday, October 03, 2013

We want you to know that we are here and ready to help with any impact the furloughs may have on you or your family. Learn more.

ATMs Unavailable Saturday, September 28th

Friday, September 27, 2013

We will performing ATM maintenance on Saturday, Sept 28th from 11:45 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. All ATMs will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

smpl Launch Party Friday, September 13, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

South Carolina Federal Credit Union’s new smpl. (pronounced “simple”) program is hosting a free launch party on Friday, Sept. 13 from 7 – 9 p.m. at The Alley (131 Columbus St.). Free food and VIP access to the first 100 people in the door. Get the details.

ATMs Unavailable Sunday, September 1st

Friday, August 30, 2013

We will performing ATM maintenance from 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 A.M. Sunday, September 1st. All ATMs will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Online Banking Log-in International Phone Process Change

Friday, August 30, 2013

Important Online Banking log-in changes coming soon to ensure members’ personal security.



Message from the CEO

Friday, July 26, 2013

South Carolina Federal's CEO, Scott Woods, new Military-Friendly Program for active-duty military members.



ATMs Unavailable Tonight, July 23

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

We will performing ATM maintenance from 9:00 P.M. to midnight tonight, July 23rd. All ATMs will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Enhanced Online Banking Credit Card Access - Coming Soon

Monday, July 01, 2013

Coming Soon --- New enhancements to managing your credit card accounts within Online Banking. Get the details.

Bee Street Branch, Downtown Charleston will be open at 10:00 a.m.

Friday, June 07, 2013

In anticipation of tropical storm Andrea and associated flooding, our Bee Street branch in downtown Charleston will open at 10:00 a.m.


Naval Weapons Station Branch Grand Reopening Celebration

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

We are celebrating the grand reopening of our Naval Weapons Station branch, located at 1001 Jefferson Avenue in Goose Creek, with two free events in June. Get the details.

South Carolina Federal Employees Pledged $125,000 to Local Nonprofits

Monday, May 20, 2013

South Carolina Federal employees pledged more than $125,000 to ten local nonprofit organizations and an employee relief fund. Learn more.

Online and Mobile Banking Unavailable May 5

Friday, May 03, 2013

Online and Mobile Banking will be unavailable on Sunday, May 5th from approximately 12:30 AM- 4:30 AM to complete routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Online and Mobile Banking Unavailable April 20

Friday, April 19, 2013

Online and Mobile Banking will be unavailable on Sunday, April 20th from approximately 9:00 PM- 5:00 AM to complete routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Message from the CEO

Friday, April 19, 2013

South Carolina Federal's CEO, Scott Woods, talks Financial Literacy and our committment to the community.



Paying Bills is Now More Convenient

Thursday, April 04, 2013

A more convenient and simplified way of paying bills from the Online Banking home screen.



Online Banking Log-in Process Change

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Important Online Banking log-in changes coming soon to ensure members’ personal security.



Online Banking Log-in Process Change - Coming Soon

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Important Online Banking log-in changes coming soon to ensure members’ personal security.



ATMs Unavailable Tonight, February 12

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

We will performing ATM maintenance from 10:30 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. on tonight, February 12th. All ATMs will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Free Paper Shredding Event at Our Southampton Branch

Friday, January 11, 2013

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free paper shredding event on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. – noon, at the Southampton branch, located at 1620 Highway 17 in Mt. Pleasant.



Online Banking Unavailable January 13

Friday, January 11, 2013

Online Banking will be unavailable on Sunday, January 13th from approximately 12:30 AM - 4:30 AM to complete routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Online Banking Unavailable January 2

Monday, December 31, 2012

Online Banking will be unavailable on Wednesday, January 2nd from approximately 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM to complete routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



U.S. Treasury Requiring Electronic Federal Benefit Payments

Monday, December 10, 2012

The U.S. Treasury is requiring electronic federal benefit payments as of March 1, 2013.



Online Banking Unavailable December 8

Friday, December 07, 2012

Online Banking will be unavailable on Saturday, December 8th from approximately 12:00 AM - 4:00 AM to complete routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



BofA Overdraft Refund Checks Issued by US Bank Too Thick for ATM

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Bank of America overdraft refund checks issued by US Bank are too thick for ATM deposit.



SC Dept. of Revenue Update: Protection for SC Businesses

Friday, November 02, 2012

The S.C. Department of Revenue announces credit protection for small businesses. Please read more for important instruction.



Coming Soon: New look for scfederal.org

Monday, October 29, 2012

On Tuesday, November 6, our website is getting a new look...



South Carolina Federal Investment Solutions

Monday, October 29, 2012

MEMBERSTM Financial Services is now South Carolina Federal Investment Solutions.



IMPORTANT Cyber Attack at South Carolina Department of Revenue

Friday, October 26, 2012

The S.C. Department of Revenue announced a cyber attack. Please read more for important instruction.



Bill Pay Enhancements

Thursday, August 30, 2012

South Carolina Federal Credit Union launched several enhancements to Bill Pay on Aug. 29, 2012.



Online Banking Maintenance

Monday, August 27, 2012

Online Banking will be unavailable on Tuesday, August 28th from approximately 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM to complete routine system maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



MasterCard Debit Card Compromise

Monday, August 13, 2012

Mastercard is researching the source and extent of the debit card compromise.



Innovator of the Year for Branch Excellence

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

South Carolina Federal wins "Innovator of the Year" Award.



Back to School Drive for Lowcountry Orphan Relief

Friday, June 01, 2012

The Charleston Chapter of Credit Unions announced that Charleston credit unions will join forces to energize behind a single-focused charitable cause in 2012 -- Lowcountry Orphan Relief. South Carolina Federal Credit Union's Charleston branches will serve as collection sites in June for new/gently used school clothing and supplies.



New Enhancements to Online Banking

Thursday, March 01, 2012

New enhancements to your Online Banking experience.



Depositing Checks at the ATM

Monday, February 06, 2012

If you encounter issues depositing a check in our ATM, please visit the branch for assistance or use our night deposit after hours.



Income Tax Preparation Services Available

Friday, February 03, 2012

In-person tax preparation services available at South Carolina Federal.



SCORE Coastal 285 Offering Seminars and Workshops

Friday, February 03, 2012
SCORE Coastal 285 is offering an all-inclusive Seminar/Workshop program in celebration of its 40th anniversary and includes: Business Planning, Finance, Marketing, Legal, HR, Funding Sources, Using the Internet, Creating your Brand and Small Business Booking.

South Carolina Federal Announces New Glenn McConnell Branch

Monday, January 30, 2012
We are proud to introduce our newest branch to better serve members in West Ashley, located at 3460 Shelby Ray Court, Charleston, SC 29414.

South Carolina Federal Announces Scholarship Competition

Friday, January 20, 2012

We are pleased to announce the second annual South Carolina Federal scholarship competition.



Serving our Members in 2012

Friday, December 30, 2011

South Carolina Federal has 17 convenient branch locations to serve you.



Attention eStatement Subscribers…

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Year-end tax statement coming soon via eNotice.



Facebook Pet Photo Contest

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a Pet Photo Contest benefiting Charleston Animal Society from Wednesday, November 16 – Wednesday, November 30.



2011 Holiday Drive

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

From November 15 – December 31, South Carolina Federal Credit Union will be sponsoring a holiday drive to benefit Lowcountry Orphan Relief.



Holiday Cards On Sale Now

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

From November 1 to December 24, branches in the Georgetown and Charleston area will sell holiday cards to support MUSC Children’s Hospital Fund’s 19th Annual “Kids Helping Kids” Holiday Card Project.



Bank Transfer Day

Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Every Day is Bank Transfer DayTM at South Carolina Federal.

Member Wins Cruise for Two

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

One lucky South Carolina Federal member won a cruise for two just for using his debit card!



Win $5,000 for Back to School Shopping

Monday, August 01, 2011

Win a $5,000 Back to School Shopping Spree



Win a Cruise For Two

Friday, July 22, 2011

Win a Cruise For Two!




Online Banking Enrollment

Enrolling in Online Banking is simple and FREE:

  1. Enter your User ID
  2. Enter Phone Banking PIN as your Password
  3. Click on the LOG IN button

If you don't know your Phone Banking PIN, please contact us at 843.797.8300 (Charleston) or 800.845.0432 (Nationwide).