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9 Pesky Fraud Schemes and How to Avoid Them

Apr 2, 2021 | 8 minute read

There are many scams happening in the world and criminals are becoming increasingly sneaky. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent increase in digital use accelerated this trend. Year-over-year...

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How to Protect Yourself in the Midst of Increased Unemployment Fraud

Mar 19, 2021 | 3 minute read

Of Ohio’s 389,000 unemployment claims filed in February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) believes about one in four are fraudulent.1 While this figure is troubling, you may...

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A Retiree’s Guide to Donating During the Pandemic

Mar 11, 2021 | 6 minute read

It can make you feel helpless when a situation is not in your control. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is especially true. To gain back a sense of control, many people have tapped into their...

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5 Hidden Things that Put Your IT Systems At Risk

Oct 22, 2020 | 4 minute read

There are certainly many threats when it comes to technology, and as a small business owner, it is vital to understand the threats that could put your IT systems at risk. In today’s environment,...

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The 12 Best Mobile Banking Features You Need to Use

Apr 30, 2020 | 5 minute read

Managing your money is even easier when you can access accounts right from your smartphone. Mobile banking apps have evolved and if you’re just using your app to check balances, you’re potentially...

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Coronavirus Scams: What to Know and How to Protect Yourself

Mar 19, 2020 | 4 minute read

There’s no doubt the country, and world, are experiencing unprecedented times. While many are staying home and practicing social distancing, unfortunately, scammers and cyber-criminals are taking...

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10 Must-Have Account Alerts for Better Money Management

Feb 13, 2020 | 5 minute read

If you’re an online banking or mobile app user, you probably feel pretty comfortable when it comes to: checking your balances, transferring money, making payments, and monitoring everyday...

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Digital Wallets: What They Are and How They Work

May 24, 2019 | 3 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 | 4 minute read

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

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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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