Archive for October, 2013

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How to protect your identity while traveling

October 25th, 2013 Tina Hummel

While you may go on vacation to get away from it all, identity thieves won’t take a break. Whether you’re traveling domestically or internationally, it’s important to take a few steps before you leave to protect your identity. Inform your bank of your trip. At least three days before leaving contact your financial institution to […]

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4 tips to protect your businesses from corporate account takeover

October 18th, 2013 Chase Stafford

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small businesses to transfer funds from accounts and steal private information, a fraud referred to as “corporate account takeover.” Criminals use spoofed e-mails, malicious software and online social networks to obtain login credentials to businesses’ accounts, which they then use to make illicit transactions. Combating account takeover is a shared responsibility […]

Your child wants a credit card. Now what?

October 4th, 2013 Sabrina Kurka

Has your child expressed interested in a credit card? If the thought of this sends shivers down your spine, you’re probably not alone. Managing credit cards can be challenging for some adults – let alone children. But if you think giving your child a credit card is scary, letting them dive into the world of […]