Consumer Alerts

Hey, That’s My Stuff! How to Avoid Mover Scams July 3, 2019

  4,100 consumers filed moving fraud complaints in 2017, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. How can you avoid negative experiences? Be aware of common scams, and take steps to protect yourself from these fraudulent activities.   Get it in writing: It might be tempting to get a quick quote and schedule your […]

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Counterfeit Bills in Thorp March 29, 2019

Multiple reports are coming in from different areas for counterfeit bills. See details below: From the City of Thorp (3/29/2019): Businesses and residents of Thorp, please keep an eye out for FAKE $100 bills circulating throughout the City. Thorp Police Department has recovered several of these fake bills. If you do find any, contact the […]

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Mobile Bank App Upgrade-Coming Soon March 14, 2019

Forward Bank is dedicated to providing the best tools and banking experience for our customers. That’s why we’re upgrading our current Mobile Bank App. New features will include:      Login with your fingerprint Use your fingerprint for faster, easier, and safer access to your mobile bank app account.             […]

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Protect Yourself from Gift Card Scam December 6, 2018

It is being reported that several old and reliable scams are circulating in the area. These have included email impersonations of executives requesting gift cards for the holidays, human resource record requests, payroll information changes, and fraudulent local sports fundraising campaigns.   With the holiday season these activities usually peak.    A few businesses in […]

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Are You Covered for 2019? Don’t Miss the Deadline! November 26, 2018

It’s a busy time of year. The holidays have rushed in and you’re probably swamped with shopping, decorating, parties, and visits from the in-laws. In the midst of year-end chaos, don’t miss an important deadline. Open Enrollment for 2019 coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ends on Saturday, December 15. Have you signed up […]

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