How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season heading into its final frenzied stretch, scammers are out in full force to take advantage of busy shoppers. Credit card fraud is rampant during this time of year. With most purchases paid for with plastic, scammers have their pick of vulnerable prey before the holidays. Stay

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Your Complete Year-End Financial Checklist

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As 2021 draws to a close and we prepare to usher in 2022, take a moment to go through this year-end financial checklist for ensuring your finances are in order before the start of the New Year.

1.Review your budget

Is your monthly budget still working well for you? Are you

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10 Tips for ATM Safety

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With shorter days approaching, bringing more hours of darkness along with them, it’s more important than ever to brush up on ATM safety. Using a compromised machine can mean risking identity theft and/or having cash stolen. With this simple machine, all it takes is a few short minutes for a victim’s life to be completely ruined. 

Here at

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Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

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Robocalls have got to be one the most annoying inventions of the 21st century. Unfortunately, those phone calls can do a lot more than disrupt your dinner to send you running to the phone just to hear about an offer for an extended warranty on your car. Using sophisticated spoofing methods and dogged persistence, they can swindle

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Operations Announcement

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Valued members,

Preparations are being made to enhance services for those residing in Jacobsville and the surrounding area.

We are laying the groundwork to move branch operations from 840 East Diamond Ave to 691 East Diamond Ave, a location that

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4 Scams to Watch Out for this Black Friday

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Black Friday has traditionally been the day that kicks off the holiday shopping season, sending hordes of crowds surging through malls and big-box stores all over the nation. Unfortunately, it’s also been a day that kicks off the season of shopping scams. 
Here are

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What Are Some Affordable Healthcare Options?

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Q: My workplace doesn’t offer health coverage and I’m not eligible for Medicaid. Marketplace plans aren’t affordable, either, so I’d like to find a new plan during Open Enrollment. What are my options for health care coverage?

A: The cost of health care

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Is Inflation Here to Stay?

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Q: These days, I feel like I need to take out a second mortgage just to fill up on gas and restock the pantry. Are these inflated prices here to stay?

A: According to the most recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. inflation is currently running at a 13-year high of 5.4% — and it’s showing

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8 Holiday Shopping Hacks to Help You Save Big This Season

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Ready, set… charge! The holiday shopping season is here, and between inflated prices, the rising cost of gas and the urge to splurge this time of year, it can be harder than ever to stick to your budget. Here, we’ve listed eight holiday shopping hacks to help keep your spending under control while still finding the perfect gifts

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The Beginner’s Guide to Credit Cards

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Credit cards! Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. According to the latest report by the Federal Reserve(link is external), there’s a whopping $

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