Fraud

June 26, 2015

Phone Scams on the Rise as Bank Fraud Goes Low-Tech

Pindrop Security recently released a study that shows a 30% rise in phone fraud among financial institutions since 2013. The company, which provides call-center-security software, analyzed […]
June 9, 2015

Should You Close Your Credit Card Account?

If you’re no longer using a particular credit card, there are financial benefits to keeping it open – as long as it’s free. But if it’s […]
June 8, 2015

Homebuyers Know the Importance of Credit Scores

According to a recent survey from Experian Consumer Services, 95% of homebuyers are aware that credit scores play a significant role when purchasing a home, and those who know […]
June 2, 2015

New Tools To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

After the rash of retailer data breaches in recent years, you may be tempted to stash your credit cards under your mattress and just pay cash. But even […]
May 28, 2015

What Debt Collectors Can (and Can't) Do

Let’s face it – debt collectors have a bad reputation. There are numerous unprofessional collectors who give the industry a bad name.  Many lie, yell, intimidate […]
May 27, 2015

Banks Score High in Tech, Low in Security

Customers are satisfied with banks’ mobile and tech offerings, and with the convenience and connectivity they provide, according to the Consumer Banking Expectations Index, released by […]
May 26, 2015

Apple Watch: A Payments Game Changer?

Apple Watch is and will continue to be a big hit for their loyal consumers, both in terms of sales and acclaim. But for payments, it’s […]
April 16, 2015

Tax Documents: Save or Shred?

Tax Day is here and gone.  Now is the perfect time to get a head start on your spring cleaning and begin the fun task of […]
April 7, 2015

Banks and Some Retailers Differ on EMV Migration

As of October 15, major credit card networks expect banks and retailers to adopt new technology known as EMV as a way to minimize theft of […]