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Browsing: Keeping Your Money Safe

It’s really important to keep your money and identity safe. Learn how to take steps to protect your online accounts, avoid scams, and protect your business from fraud.

Keeping Your Money Safe
Real Information About Imposter Scams

Imagine this. It’s a lovely spring Saturday. You’re enjoying time in the sun when you get a text from your bank asking you to confirm a recent wire transfer or suspicious or unauthorized activity. You then receive a phone call from what appears to be your bank. The individual on the phone, who you assume is from your bank, texts you a code and then asks you to share it with them to verify it’s you. They say all looks good. They thank you for your time. And you go back to your lazy, sunny afternoon. Read more.

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Homeownership
Ten Warning Signs A Rental Listing As A Scam

means new found independence from parents!). Moving into your own space for the first time, or to a new apartment, can be exciting but can also be nerve-racking because of all uncertainty and variables. Unfortunately, in many cases, listings are aimed at nothing more than separating apartment hunters from their money.

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Financial Wellness
The Five-S Plan for ATM Safety

When it comes to the security of your financial transactions, most of the focus these days is on online scams and theft—and rightly so. But it’s important not to let down your guard at a physical location where your money or information could be vulnerable: ATMs.

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Keeping Your Money Safe
After Identity Theft Checklist

dentity theft is the crime of obtaining another person’s personal or financial information with the intention of assuming that person’s identity to make purchases or borrow money. If you become a victim of identity theft, you may feel upset and overwhelmed knowing someone has access to your private information. However, remember that recovering from identity theft is possible.

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