Fighting Fraud: How to Identify and Avoid Imposter Scams
In today’s digital world, we always have access to our online accounts. While these advancements have increased convenience, it also exposes us to potential threats. Scams have become an unfortunate reality that can affect anyone. The Federal Trade Commission reported that $8.8 billion was lost to fraud in 2022, rising 30 percent since the previous year.
Reported most frequently, imposter scams affect both individuals and businesses. Learn the common warning signs and how to protect yourself from imposter scams.
Seven Attainable Financial New Year's Resolutions
As we enter a new year, you have probably debated improving your health, overcoming an obstacle, or kicking a habit – but have you thought about your financial fitness?
Much like a healthier lifestyle, financial fitness does not come overnight. Whether your resolution is to save more money or pay off debts, here are some attainable ways to jump start your financial well-being this new year.
How to Avoid Romance Scams and Spot the Warning Signs
Using dating apps can be scary nowadays, especially when you could potentially be scammed in the process. No one wants to be known as the individual who fell for a scammer. The Federal Trade Commission reported that $1.3 billion was lost to romance scams in 2022. Luckily, The Federal Trade Commission takes action to assist in the reporting of romance scams.
Learn more on what a romance scam is, the statistics, and how you can protect yourself and your money.
Do You Know The Difference Between Credit Unions and Banks?
Today, 4,700 credit unions exist throughout the United States with over 135 million members. The growth of credit unions in the financial industry has spread to global levels and shows no sign of stopping.
With the Credit Union Movement still thriving today, let’s take a look at credit unions have to offer.
Finance at Your Fingertips: How to Use Online Banking
It only seems fitting that in the month we celebrate Independence Day, we discuss how you utilize our banking e-Services to become more independent and gain more control over your banking experience.
We’ve outlined our eServices and how they can fit your lifestyle, schedule, and needs.
Ultimate First-Time Homebuyers Guide
Buying a home is a major purchase and can be exciting. It is important to make sure you are well educated about the homebuying process to minimize confusion and worry during this significant investment.
Six Unique Summer Destinations in the Mitten
School is out and it is time for a little getaway! Do you know the best places to explore in Michigan?
Whether you are planning a day long excursion or a weekend trip, the mitten offers lots of unique vacation destinations. From small town shops to sandy lakeshores, Michigan is the perfect playground. Check off your summer bucket list with these six nature attractions.
Easy Ways to Protect Your Online Accounts
Did you know, the first Thursday in May is designated as World Password Day? 92% of people use the same password or a variation of a password. We reuse passwords to feel like we are in control of our accounts, however, it is most likely putting your accounts at risk!
There are many ways to strengthen your online accounts. To learn some of our tips and tricks, read our recommendations below.
Adjusting Your Remote Workspace to Be More Successful
From commuting to the office to working at your dining table, the COVID-19 pandemic permanently altered the structure of how we work. The ability to be a remote worker has the possibility of increasing work-life balance and productivity with the right workspace, mindset, and routine.
Here are six tips that can help improve your workspace and tackle the WFH transition.
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