Tips to Protect Yourself from ATM Skimmers December 1, 2016
With confirmed cases of ATM skimming on the rise, it’s more important than ever that consumers know how to protect themselves from this fraud technique. ATM skimmers are devices that criminals add to a legitimate ATM in order to obtain unsuspecting consumers’ debit card information. The thieves then use this information to create fake debit […]Continue Reading..
Online Security Tips 102 January 4, 2016
Look for the Certificate The convenience of online shopping has never been more convenient for consumers. It is important to only enter personal financial information in sites that are protected and encrypted with a security certificate. When browsing and entering personal and financial information be sure to be aware of sites that have a certificate. […]Continue Reading..
Online Security Tips 101 November 14, 2015
Helpful Tips Always be careful about giving our personal financial information over the internet. Log into online accounts and regularly verify statements and transactions. Use caution when you receive emails urgently requesting personal financial information. Be cautious about downloading any files or opening attachments from e-mails. Avoid the “too good to be true” offers, because […]Continue Reading..
Identity Theft October 22, 2015
Prevention starts with you To avoid becoming a victim, you must pay close attention as you go about your daily lives. Be extremely cautious about giving your personal information over the phone unless you know who you are doing business with and have initiated the call. Financial institutions never call customers asking for account information. […]Continue Reading..
Debit/Credit Card Fraud June 6, 2015
The simplest of technology like debit cards, credit cards and ATMs still pose some risk for fraud. With some basic common-sense based actions, you can avoid falling victim to criminals’ attempts to get at your information. Update your contact information with us so we can quickly get in touch with you about any suspicious charges […]Continue Reading..