Financial Library

Financial knowledge leads to financial success, and the articles below can help you take more control of your finances now.

Feb 4, 2022
What would you do if you were trying to sell some furniture online and the "buyer" asked you to verify that you were a real person and not running a scam?  Would you message back? Would you give out your number? Learn more about how scammers are getting your phone number so they can scam others.
Read More about Scam Alert: ‘Prove to Me You Are a Human and Not a Bot’
Oct 4, 2021
The line between our online and offline lives is indistinguishable. In these tech-fueled times, the internet impacts our homes, societal well-being, economic prosperity, and our nation’s security. Every October, the National Cyber Security Alliance holds “Cybersecurity Awareness Month.”
Read More about Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 – Do Your Part. Be #CyberSmart
Aug 4, 2021
The best way to prevent identity theft is to stay informed, aware, and on top of your finances. By taking the proper precautions and acting quickly, you can help negate the impacts of identity theft.
Read More about Keeping Your Personal Data Safe
Jun 3, 2021
Con artists cheat Americans out of billions of dollars every year. Recognizing red flags for potential scams can help protect you, your loved ones, and your hard earned cash.
Read More about Recognizing and Avoiding Scams
Mar 3, 2021
As the pandemic recovery phase evolves, your credit might be the last thing on your mind. During times of emergencies though, such as this pandemic or during natural disasters, you should know the state of your finances, keep your credit on your radar, and be wary of scammers trying to access your information.
Read More about Protecting Your Credit and Personal Information During the COVID-19 Crisis
Sep 30, 2020
Identity theft is a crime with many faces: from the thief who skims your card info at the ATM, to the hacker who assumes your persona and opens accounts in your name. Unfortunately, rectifying identity theft damage can be like untangling a wet knot. You can do it — but it will require patience and perseverance.
Read More about Identity Theft: A Survivor’s Guide
May 4, 2020
Scammers prey on fears and emotions of individuals during natural disasters and difficult times. Over the last few months, we have seen an uptick in the sale of bogus products like masks, immune system boosters, or test kits. Scammers also know that many people want to donate and help during this time; it is important to know your charities.
Read More about Don’t let scammers capitalize during COVID-19