Financial Safety / Credit Cards

6 Simple Reasons Why You Should Use Your Digital Wallet

Abbie Dyer - Jun 6, 2019 12:03:53 PM

Digital wallets have been around for a few years but the use of these cashless tools are now becoming more widely adopted by retailers. The additional security features on digital wallets alone...

Financial Safety

Easy Ways to Keep Your Debit Card Safe at Gas Stations

Abbie Dyer - Feb 27, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Over the last several months we’ve seen a significant increase in debit card fraud related to use at gas pump terminals – specifically in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. This problem is not...

Financial Safety / Credit Cards

5 Ways to Keep Your Information Safe During Your Summer Travels

Abbie Dyer - Feb 27, 2019 6:00:00 AM

The warm weather awakens a sense of adventure in all of us. After spending the winter indoors, it’s time to take a break and explore a new place. Before you hop on a plane or take off in your car,...

Financial Safety

6 Steps to Handling a Card Compromise

Abbie Dyer - Feb 27, 2019 6:00:00 AM

 It seems like every few days we hear about a new data breech where debit or credit card information is jeopardized. Compromises are very common around the holiday season but they can occur at any...

Foundation / Giving Back / Moved By Good

Kicking Off The Season of Giving

Abbie Dyer - Nov 28, 2018 2:58:36 PM

Three years ago, we learned about Giving Tuesday, an international day of giving back that’s recognized each year after the big holiday shopping weekend (Black Friday-Cyber Monday). We’ve...

Foundation / Lake Trust Employees / Giving Back / community partners / Moved By Good

Giving Back To Michigan For Moved By Good Day

Abbie Dyer - Oct 12, 2018 3:11:13 PM

Most people would relish an extra day off of work to catch up on tasks around the house. At Lake Trust, however, our team is dedicated to the community and we live by the idea that our actions, no...

Foundation / Giving Back / Scholarships

2018 Lake Trust Credit Union Community Impact Scholarship in Honor of Doug Hawes

Abbie Dyer - Aug 22, 2018 9:33:54 AM

After the devastating loss of Douglas Hawes, a beloved teammate, we channeled our grief to try to do something good for someone else. We decided to honor Doug’s legacy by establishing a...

Foundation / Giving Back / Scholarships

2018 New Beginnings Scholarship Winners

Abbie Dyer - Aug 22, 2018 9:33:34 AM

Everyone deserves the chance to turn over a new leaf and pursue a new path in life. However, we understand that financial obstacles often prevent people from pursuing the education they need to...

Foundation / Giving Back / Small Business / Scholarships

2018 Social Entrepreneurial Scholarship Winners

Abbie Dyer - Aug 21, 2018 11:17:55 AM

Doing good business and doing good in the community should go hand-in-hand. Inspired by businesses like York Project and Humble Design, we wanted to help a business that, like us, puts the...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home / Budgeting

4 Budgeting Ideas to Figure Out How Much Home You Can Afford

Abbie Dyer - Jul 23, 2018 3:54:31 PM

The time has finally come to put down roots. You’ve made a list of the things you want and need in a home, your Pinterest board is littered with decorating ideas, and you’ve spent hours online...


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