What You Need to Know About the New Chip Cards

by Wade Barnes 19. October 2015
Have you recently received a new debit or credit card in the mail? If so, it is likely enabled with new EMV chip technology. EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, has become the standard across the globe for debit and credit card transactions. [More]

Identity Theft and Social Media: Are You at Risk?

by Stacy Tharp 22. July 2015
When you think of social media, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably something along the lines of 100 supposedly different photos of your friend’s newborn baby (just don’t tell your friend that every photo looks the same), or the daily exercise routine of your health-nut coworker, or maybe a YouTube video of the unlikely friendship between a kitten and a bird – you know the one I’m talking about. I bet one thing that doesn’t come to your mind when you... [More]

Top ATM Safety Tips

by Andrew Schreiber 16. April 2015
When you’re at an ATM, you may feel somewhat vulnerable. It’s important to acknowledge your vulnerable state and take steps to minimize your exposure. Here are some tips to help you stay safe at an ATM. Be aware of your surroundings. It’s best to use an ATM in a well-lit area that is visible to others. Avoid ATMs that are not facing the road or have blind spots (i.e. on the corner of a building). In addition to the location of the ATM, it’s also important to be wary of an... [More]

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