How to Avoid Senior Scams
My Dad can’t let a phone ring more than once or twice before he answers it. He is 77 and lives alone. It doesn’t matter if he doesn’t recognize the number on the caller ID. […]
How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Social Engineering
Social engineering refers to the manipulation of people into performing actions to divulge confidential information. Two of the most common forms of social engineering are phishing and spear phishing. Phishing & Spear Phishing Phishing attacks […]
How to Avoid Counterfeit Check Scams
Fake checks remain a common instrument used to commit fraud against consumers. Here are our tips to avoid becoming the victim of a counterfeit check scam: Resist the urge to enter foreign lotteries. It’s illegal […]
Seven Tips for Safer Online Shopping This Holiday Season
Black Friday is over, but the holiday shopping season is still very much in full swing. While we can all be grateful for the convenience that the internet has brought to gift-giving, the worldwide web […]
Six Easy Ways to Make Your Online Banking More Secure
When it comes to your finances, you can never be too secure – especially when dealing with extremely personal information over the internet. While most of us think we’re pretty savvy about online safety, you’d […]
Ways to Prevent Identity Theft So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season
As the holiday season gears up with a mad rush of excitement, fraudsters are also gearing up with excitement to steal your identity. Take the necessary precautions to protect yourself whether you are shopping online […]
Why Even Young People Need Life Insurance
You are young and the world is yours! So why bother thinking about life insurance? Let’s face it, talking about debts and death is pretty much torture for most people, and who wants an additional […]
Protecting You and Your Loved Ones From Fraud
While the employees in our Fraud Department are incredibly friendly, follow these tips and you should be able to avoid talking with them.
Dealing with the Dreaded Ominous-looking Envelope
Catalogue, coupons, electric bill, letter from your aunt¦ So far, so good. And then you see it: the ominous looking envelope with an unfamiliar return address. You open it to find that your personal information may have been compromised because of a security issue experienced by an organization or business storing your vital details.
How Mobile Account Alerts Can Help You
Have you ever gone to check out at a store and whipped out the plastic to pay, only to find out that the transaction won’t go through? If you have, you know that it can be a frustrating and embarrassing situation. Luckily the technology exists to help you avoid these little boo-boos in the future.