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Passwords: Changing with the Times

It’s commonly understood that your password is your first and typically best line of defense for private data and information. Yet, reports show that more than 2 in 3 people reuse the same passwords across multiple accounts – one of the biggest “no-no’s” in the book!

Saving for Vacation: Easy as 1, 2, 3

As the colder weather winds down, we often begin to think about the upcoming summer months. Sunny days and warm temps are finally within reach, and many of us are ready to start planning where we can go to maximize fun and relaxation.

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls from scammers who impersonate others, such as bank employees.

Credit History Is More Important Than Credit Score

When applying for most loans, lenders will be sure to focus on your credit score – a three-digit number that plays an important role in qualifying you for loans, credit cards, apartment rentals, and more. However, your focus should be placed on something else instead: your credit payment history.