Don’t Fall for Phishing & Smishing Scams

Don’t Fall for Phishing & Smishing Scams

We’ve all received those emails or text messages, from unknown or even known senders, with an urgent issue asking you to click on a link or call with your debit card information to rectify. These tactics are known as phishing (email based) and smishing (cell phone text message), and they dupe unsuspecting consumers  into infecting [...]

How We Prevent Fraudulent Transactions

How We Prevent Fraudulent Transactions

You’ve just received an automated phone call from someone claiming to be Fraud Prevention calling on behalf of Webster Bank. They want to verify recent debit card transactions with you, but you know that you haven’t used your card in days. Now you’re thinking this could be a phishing call…or not. Maybe someone else made [...]

A Financial Travel Checklist

A Financial Travel Checklist

You’ve placed your liquids, gels and aerosols  into a single, quart-size, zip-top, clear plastic bag. You’ve packed your swimsuit and are ready to go on that long awaited vacation, but have you called your bank? Taking a few minutes to give your bank a call before you take off on vacation could save you a [...]

How Debit & Credit Card Fraud Works & 5 Ways To Protect Yourself

How Debit & Credit Card Fraud Works & 5 Ways To Protect Yourself

You just checked your bank accounts, like you normally do everyday, but today there is a big problem — your checking account is negative! You were sure that you had enough money to cover your transactions, but what about those three transactions for $400 at Wal-Mart in Texas?  You’ve never been to Texas, and your [...]

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