Tag Archives: financial safety

How to Avoid Debit Card Fraud

In the digital age, safeguarding your finances is extremely important. Debit card fraud can pose a significant threat, but with proactive measures, you can prevent it. Here are three effective ways to avoid debit card fraud: Regularly Monitor Your Account: Stay vigilant by regularly monitoring your account activity. Keep a close eye on your transaction…
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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Chances are, you or someone you know has had their identity stolen at one point or another. It can be expensive, stressful and extremely complicated to recover from. Here are seven ways to help protect yourself and your most important data from identity thieves.     1. Secure Your Hardcopies Most of us think of…
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Free Trial Scams

You know what they say: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.”   Yet, dozens of people fall for scams that promise them the moon — and they often times do not deliver.   Because of this truism, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of an uptick in free trial scams.…
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Credit Union Vs. A Big Bank

Creature comforts like smartphone bank deposits are nice, but how much are they costing you? Your statement might not show the costs directly, but there’s an old adage about situations like this: If you’re not paying for a service, you’re not the customer. You’re the product. In this case, corporate banks use slick technological bells…
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