Banking Tips

Imposter Scams: What Are They And How Can You Protect Yourself From Them?

Sep 9th, 2021

by: Abby Martin

Banking TipsInformation SecurityInternet SecuritySecurity

What was the No. 1 type of fraud Americans reported in 2020? If you guessed imposter scams, you’re correct. The Federal Trade Commission filed nearly 500,000 complaints about imposter scams last year — marking imposter scams the most common form of fraud reported to the FTC in 2020. Imposter scammers lie about their identity — ...

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How To Create A Budget 101

Apr 1st, 2020

by: Abby Martin

Banking Tips

In the simplest terms, a budget is a plan for your money. And following one is essential for reaching your financial goals. Like using a map for a road trip, having a budget provides direction. It lets you decide how you’re going to spend your money before you actually spend it, giving you potential routes ...

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Protecting Yourself On Vacation

Mar 19th, 2019

by: Abby Martin

Banking TipsSecurity

Whether your spring break is in full swing, or you’re getting back to your routine after a trip, it’s important to be aware of how to protect yourself before, during, and after a vacation. Vacations give thieves and fraudsters opportunity to take advantage of empty homes and high spending. To truly have a carefree vacation, ...

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Protect Yourself At The ATM

Sep 6th, 2017

by: Abby Martin

Banking TipsInformation SecuritySecurity

ATM Skimming involves stealing debit card numbers by putting an illegal card reading device on an ATM. Criminals often use the skimming device with hidden cameras recording PINs entered on the keypad to steal account information and hijack an account. Check out the infographic below for tips on how to protect yourself at the ATM. ...

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