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June 3, 2024

Defying Deception: Protect Yourself from Financial Scams

In today’s digital world, financial predators could be lurking around every virtual corner. Scammers live to prey on our deepest fears and capitalize on our resulting panic. Whether it’s a fraudulent email claiming your credit union account has been compromised or a phone call insisting you owe unpaid taxes, fraudsters...
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April 15, 2024

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Tax Fraud

Tax season brings about a mix of emotions. On the one hand, you’re hoping for a decent tax refund that will unveil financial opportunities for you and your family. On the other hand, gathering tax documents, filing your return, and trying to steer clear of scams can be stressful. But...
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March 18, 2024

How to Protect Yourself from Rising Check Fraud

With the widespread transition to digital payments, the use of paper checks seems to be on the decline. However, check writing remains a popular payment preference for many businesses and people. Since checks are still widely used, it’s crucial to understand their susceptibility to fraud and how to protect your...
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January 18, 2024

4 Popular Scams Coming Soon to Your Inbox

Nowadays, it seems like a day doesn’t go by without someone trying to lure you into a scam. Whether through text messages, social media, robocalls, or email, fraudsters are always working overtime. And just when you think you know all their moves, a new ploy lands on your lap.
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December 11, 2023

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Whether you’re heading off on vacation, tackling the stores or just enjoying an evening out, taking a few extra steps to protect yourself and your identity this holiday season isn’t only smart, it’s easy.
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December 7, 2023

7 Steps to Take If You’re an Identity Theft Victim

Identity theft is a serious crime that can have detrimental consequences on your finances and credit score. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize their personal information was stolen until weeks or months later. So, whether you fell prey to a scam or were a victim of a data breach, it’s crucial...
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November 9, 2023

Veterans and Scams

As we approach Veterans Day, we thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice. But not everyone has a vet’s best interests in mind. Whether you left the service decades ago or you’re planning your transition to civilian life, scammers will try to get you to send money or share...
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May 10, 2023

Don’t Fall for These Text Scams

Millions of people fall victim to identity theft every year. The best way to protect yourself is to understand how popular scams work. However, once you become comfortable identifying them, fraudsters change it up and move to new methods.
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