It's 11:00 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Money Is?

by Elizabeth Sherman 8. May 2012

If someone asked, "How much money do you have in your account?” would you know the answer – down to the penny?  Do you rely on an ATM receipt for your latest balance information or your monthly statement for transaction history?

In this era of technological advances, you can access account information from your phone, electronic tablet or computer.  The problem?  Hackers can as well.  By simply opening an e-mail, you can inadvertently download an insidious virus which could enable a criminal to see all of your confidential information.  While banks are putting more security features in place to protect your accounts and related information, YOU still remain the first line of defense.

You should know what’s going on with your bank account better than anyone.  Only you know where you’ve been and where you’ve spent your money.  Take five minutes each day to verify your transactions and balances.  By doing this every day you could potentially mitigate damages caused by either theft or the manipulation of your accounts.

It’s your money!  Make it your business to know where it is at all times!!!!!

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