What are Fraud Alerts & How to Request One

Ever been the victim of identity theft? If so, you might’ve received a fraud alert.

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6 New Fraud Threats to Know & Watch for

The landscape of fraud is constantly evolving, presenting new challenges and threats to consumers.

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Common Scams Targeting Senior Citizens & Tips to Stay Safe

Today’s banking and digital technology have given us unparalleled convenience when it comes to handling money. However, they have also paved the way for sophisticated fraud schemes that can cripple a person’s financial well-being.

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Common Travel Scams & How to Avoid Them

As spring break approaches, families across the country are gearing up for travel, embracing the opportunity to create memories and explore new destinations. However, the excitement of travel also brings vulnerability to scams, particularly as scammers evolve their techniques to target tourists.

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How to Protect Against Tax Fraud: A Consumer’s Guide

Tax season can be a stressful time for many individuals, but it’s also an opportunity for fraudsters to engage in tax-related identity theft. To help you safeguard your financial well-being, we’ve compiled essential information on how to protect yourself from tax fraud.

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What to Do if You Experience Buyer’s Remorse?

With the holidays right around the corner, this is the point at which people are wrapping up their shopping… and a couple of weeks later, they’re going to get that first credit card bill of the year, which might cause them to sweat.

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Top 10 Scams to Watch for This Holiday Season

During the festive season, the flurry of online gift shopping, securing holiday travel plans, searching for temporary, seasonal jobs, or attempting to give back through charitable donations creates a perfect storm for scammers. These activities are prime opportunities for them to execute targeted scams.

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How to Have a Spooky — Yet Secure — Halloween

As the days grow shorter and we enter the spooky season, there’s another kind of scare lurking in the shadows: cybersecurity threats. Just as we adorn our homes with cobwebs, skeletons, and jack-o-lanterns, fortifying our digital spaces against menacing cyber goblins out for mischief is essential.

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What is Spear Phishing?

The ultimate goal of spear phishing isn’t all that different from other forms of phishing: luring individuals into revealing confidential information.

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What is the FedNow Service?

Introducing FedNow, a groundbreaking payment service recently launched in the finance industry. Brought into existence by the US Federal Reserve, this service is designed to streamline transactions at any given time. In contrast to customer-centric payment services such as Venmo or Zelle, the implementation and success of FedNow are primarily dependent on its acceptance by banking institutions.

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