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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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Forward Bank Continues Contests at Local Schools to Support Athletic Programs November 6, 2018

Forward Bank will be holding $5,000 half-court shots at 9 local high school basketball games and 2 hockey games again! To support the mission of giving back to the community, half of the overall prize will be given to the school athletic program.   “We are excited to continue our partnership with our local school athletic […]

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Correct Way to Dispose of Old Computers October 24, 2018

Getting rid of your old computer? You can ensure its hard drive doesn’t become a treasure chest for identity thieves. Use a program that overwrites or wipes the hard drive many times. Or remove the hard drive, and physically destroy it.   Understand Your Hard Drive Computers often hold personal and financial information, including: passwords […]

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Protecting Yourself Online October 15, 2018

Though the internet has many advantages, it can also make users vulnerable to fraud, identity theft and other scams. According to a Norton Cybercrime Report, 143 million U.S. consumers were victims of cybercrime in 2017. The American Bankers Association recommends the following tips to keep you safe online: Keep your computers and mobile devices up to […]

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ATM Safety Tips October 9, 2018

Protecting Your ATM Card Always protect your ATM card and keep it in a safe place, just like you would cash, credit cards or checks. Do not leave your ATM card lying around the house or on your desk at work. No one should have access to the card but you. Immediately notify your bank […]

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