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Phising Scams: What you need to know

Posted in Protect Yourself on May 21, 2020

While we are distracted by many things these days, it's important to stay vigilant when it comes to keeping your personal information safe and secure. Here is a reminder from our friends at Visa of things to watch for to keep your information safe.

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Staying cyber safe while shopping for the holidays

Posted in Protect Yourself on November 15, 2019

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means you might be starting some holiday gift shopping. Sales and discounts are happening all season long but usually spike around Thanksgiving week/weekend.

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Tax scams are on the rise. Know the signs, be vigilant, and don't be a victim

Posted in Protect Yourself on March 26, 2019

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60 percent increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels of a steady decline in phishing scams over the previous three years.

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Accessing your accounts when traveling abroad

Posted in Protect Yourself on December 31, 2018

Many things have changed over the years, such as getting ready to travel. Years ago before you went out of town you would go to your financial institution to make sure you had enough cash and checks with you to get you through the trip. And remember Traveler’s Checks? Although they are still used today, many folks continue to use their preferred method of payment while they travel – a debit or credit card.

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