What you need to know about the Equifax Breach

you might be affected An estimated 143 million US consumers could be affected by a cybersecurity attack carried out against Equifax, one of the largest credit-reporting companies. There has been no evidence of unauthorized activity in the Equifax credit reporting database at this time. The information that may have been compromised includes names, Social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and …

Back to School: Teach your kids money management and savings!

Summer is officially over and kids are headed back to school! One lesson that is best taught by parents, is money management and savings. It’s the perfect time to start educating your kids to manage finances by opening a savings account! When your child opens a savings account, he or she will also learn to perform basic banking tasks such …

Here’s how to protect yourself from Identity and Credit Card Theft

Identity theft and credit card fraud affect a vast number of Americans each year. It is estimated by Bankrate.com that up to 41 million Americans have already had their identity stolen, and an additional 49 million people know someone that has been a victim. This boils down to 2 out of every 5 US citizens being directly affected by this …