Deposit with Confidence with FDIC-Insured Financial Institutions

March 15, 2020

In 1933, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – often identified as simply the “FDIC” – was created as a direct response to the failure of several banks during the Great Depression. Today, this corporation is known for taking measures to protect depositors. In fact, since the initiation of the corporation’s insurance in the year of […]

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Are Prepaid Cards Insured by the FDIC?

January 20, 2020

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If the card is offered by a bank, the answer is “yes”, prepaid cards are insured. However, there are many important facts that you should know about the coverage and the type of card you have. While traditional checking accounts and savings accounts are still considered to be widely popular among consumers, many are turning […]

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Making Sense of How to Use Your Business Cents

December 16, 2019

As the owner of a small business, you have many financial obligations. These include – but are not limited to – operational costs, the expenses associated with the expansion of your business, and taking measures to protect both your customers and your employees. You may find yourself overwhelmed when it comes to budgeting, the types […]

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Fake Check Scams: A Common Fraud

October 21, 2019

Fake Check Scam

Fake check scams are one of the most common types of fraud committed against consumers. Here we will discuss what a fake check scam looks like and how to prevent falling for one. Have you recently received a check with a request from the sender to send funds back to them? If you answered “yes” […]

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Your Local Community Bank – The Friend That Offers Numerous Benefits

August 19, 2019

In today’s world of technological advancements and the establishment of the mobile-driven environment, it is common for individuals to interact with financial institutions and other businesses through specially-designed apps, social media platforms, and websites. As a result, the “human element” has been lost. Even the concept of “face time” has taken on new meaning. Long […]

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Teen Banking: First Job? Open a Bank Account

June 30, 2019

You Can Help Your Teen Effectively Manage Their Money by Opening a Bank Account Once They Get Their First Job Did your teen just land their first job? That’s exciting. While this is an important milestone, it should immediately be followed by another milestone – opening their first bank account. Teen banking provides you with […]

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Top 5 Financial Scams Targeting Adults Over 50

May 20, 2019

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In today’s world, financial scams are considered to be the “crime of the 21st century”, according to the National Council on Aging. This is especially true when it comes to individuals 50 years of age and older. It is believed that older adults are often targeted because scammers believe that they are better off, financially. […]

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Money Tips for Financial Security

May 6, 2019

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Financial security is reached when your income is considered to be enough to cover the expenses that you have. It indicates that you have enough money to handle any and all emergencies that may occur. Financial security is also saving and having enough funds for all future-based goals that you have in place. When you […]

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