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Digital Wallets: What They Are and How They Work

May 24, 2019 | 2 minute read

Just like it sounds, a Digital Wallet is an electronic form of a physical wallet, allowing you to add your credit and debit cards so you can make payments digitally. Digital Wallets are a...

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7 Features to Increase Your Online and Mobile Banking Security

May 10, 2019 | 3 minute read

With the ease and convenience of online banking and mobile apps, it's no wonder why so many view them as invaluable tools. You can manage your accounts, transfer funds, make payments to anyone,...

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Identity Theft: What It Is and How to Reduce Your Risk

Jan 25, 2019 | 6 minute read

These days, you hear all sorts of stories about stolen identities. If you haven’t been the victim of identity theft, chances are, you’ve heard of data breaches in the news, or you personally know...

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Phishing and How to Recognize It

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

What is Phishing?

Phishing is a cyber attack used to obtain personal or financial information, including login credentials and credit card numbers. It occurs when an attacker, disguised as a...

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ALERT: Chili’s Data Breach

May 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

The parent company of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Brinker International, Inc., announced on May 11th that up to 1,600 Chili’s restaurants may have been affected by a data breach. Due to a malware attack...

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

Apr 30, 2018 | 5 minute read

The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large...

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5 Tips for a Secure Mobile Banking Experience

Mar 22, 2018 | 2 minute read

Mobile banking is a secure, convenient way to manage your finances. Accessing your accounts on mobile devices can actually be safer than using computers because they are more secure against...

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Don’t Be Frozen Out — Know How and When to Thaw Your Credit

Mar 20, 2018 | 4 minute read

 

When the Equifax data breach was revealed last fall, you may have followed the advice of experts and frozen your credit. A freeze is the best way to keep your personal data from being used to...

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Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation

Mar 16, 2018 | 3 minute read

Elder abuse is the intentional or neglectful act by a trusted individual or caregiver that can lead to the harm of a vulnerable elder.[1] Financial exploitation of elders occurs when a trusted...

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How to Shop Safely Online

Mar 6, 2018 | 2 minute read

Shopping online has become easier than ever right from your computer or smartphone. But so has the increasing possibility of your private information ending up in the wrong hands. Protect your...

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