Important Information Regarding Target Stores Data Compromise

NASA FCU member account security is our highest priority. We are monitoring account activity and will continue to do so for those who made credit or debit card transactions at a Target store during the timeframe of the reported data breach.

If you discover any suspicious or unusual activity on your accounts, or suspect fraud, be sure to report it immediately by contacting us at 1-888-NASA-FCU.


As we continue to monitor the recent Target compromise, we have learned of recent phishing emails related to the Target breach. The emails look like they are from Target and play on consumer fears that they may have had their card compromised. Proceed with caution if you receive an email from Target. You should NOT OPEN any links that may be included in these emails as that could potentially allow additional access to your personal information. Target plans to post any and all emails to their breach-related site so its customers will know the difference between valid emails and phishing emails.

AnchorHere are some answers to frequently asked questions:

How do I know if the Target data breach impacts me?
If you shopped at a United States Target store between November 27 and December 15, you should check your account for any suspicious or unusual activity. If you see something that appears fraudulent on your NASA FCU credit or debit card then please contact NASA FCU immediately at 1-888-NASA-FCU (627-2328).

Has the issue been resolved?
Target has announced that they identified and resolved the issue of unauthorized access to payment card data. It has been reported that the issue occurred between November 27 and December 15 and United States Target store customers should continue to monitor their accounts. Although the data breach timeframe is over, there still may account fraud relating to the unauthorized data access.

How can I be assured steps are being taken to protect my information in the future?
Target has assured card issuers like NASA FCU that they continue to invest in their security practices to protect customer information, including the retention of a leading third party forensics firm to conduct a thorough investigation of this incident. We recommend you regularly monitor your accounts through online and mobile banking, and notify us immediately if you discover fraudulent activity.

Should I block my card at this time and get a new one?
If you want to leave the card open and continue to monitor your statements you may do so. If you wish to block your credit or debit card and have a new card reissued we can help you do that as well.  Debit cards can be reissued instantly at one of the following branch locations: Annapolis, Bowie, Collington, Columbia, Falls Church, Greenbelt, Headquarters, Oak Hall and Rockville.

Were social security numbers included in the breach?
Your social security number is in no way related to your debit/credit card therefore, it was not included in the breached data.

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A Home Equity Line of Credit at a Low APR Until 2016

Home Equity Line Of Credit At A Low 2.99% APR* Until 2016

Home Equity Loan According to a recent USA Today news article, a jump in home values has home prices, available equity—and interest rates—on the rise. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce that, for a limited time, when you open a home equity line of credit with NASA FCU, you can lock in a low intro 2.99% APR* until January 3, 2016! After the introductory period, rates are variable and start as low as 4.00% APR.

So, go ahead. Buy that special holiday gift for your spouse. Take that year-end vacation to paradise. Or, simply pay for those unexpected expenses. With a low intro 2.99% APR home equity line of credit from NASA FCU until January 3, 2016, you can put your equity to work for you and save BIG—with no points, closing costs1 or fees!

Use your credit line—anytime—through eBranch online banking or handy convenience checks. Plus, the interest you pay is potentially tax deductible.** The best part? Our Intro 2.99% APR until January 3, 2016 is one of the best values on the market today.

So what are you waiting for? There’s no better time than now to put your hard-earned home equity to work for you this holiday season! Visit and apply, stop by any branch or call 1-888-NASA FCU, ext. 802 today.

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Introductory APR is good until January 3, 2016. Upon expiration of the intro rate, all balances will accrue interest at the variable APR in effect for your account. APRs are based on evaluation of the applicant’s credit. Your APR may vary. Other conditions apply. 4.00% Floor Rate regardless of a temporary lower Prime Rate. The APR is a variable rate and is based on the Prime rate as disclosed in The Wall Street Journal plus or minus a margin based on your credit history. The rate is subject to change. Maximum APR is 18%.1 No closing cost offer available one time only per property and for primary residence only. Closing costs must be repaid if line is closed before 24 months. For loan amounts of $100,000, closing costs typically range between $1,200 and $2,100. Closing costs can vary based on the location of the property and the amount of the Loan. Fixed Equity Loan Example: A $100,000 loan at 2.99% APR for 20 years would have an estimated monthly payment of $554.22. A $100,000 loan at 4.00% APR for 20 years would have an estimated monthly payment of $606.15. **Consult your tax advisor about the deductibility of interest. We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.

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A Credit Card That Rewards You Just For Using It

holiday credit cardMaybe you’ll be doing some out-of-town traveling. Or perhaps you just need a little help purchasing some holiday gifts. Whatever your financial needs are this holiday season, you’ll be glad you’ve got your NASA Federal Platinum Advantage Rewards Credit Card.

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A Smart, Affordable Holiday Loan

holiday vacationHave holiday expenses, a vacation or a major purchase on the horizon? Or maybe you’d like to roll your higher interest loans into one lower monthly payment. Whatever your case may be, you can now easily get the cash you need—and enjoy peace of mind—with the NASA FCU Holiday Loan.

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Convenient Visa® Gift Cards—The Perfect Holiday Gift!

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Struggling to find the right gift for that hard-to-buy-for loved one? Well, struggle no more. NASA FCU is pleased to offer Visa Gift Cards dispensed from the ATM or branch.

Visa Gift Cards through the ATM are dispensed at the Annapolis, Bowie, Collington, Columbia, Falls Church, Goddard, Greenbelt, Headquarters, and Rockville branches in increments of $25.* And, there is no limit to the number of Gift Cards you can purchase.

For additional design and Gift Card amount options, you can also visit any NASA FCU branch office. Visa Gift Cards through NASA FCU branches are available in amounts from $10 – $500^.

So don’t stress over what to buy. Simply stock up on Visa Gift Cards from NASA FCU today!

*Fee at ATM is $1.95 per card. ^Fee at branch is $3.95 per card.