Tag: PIN

Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards – What’s the Difference?

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Merchants usually ask, “Debit or credit,” when you hand them your debit card to pay for a purchase. Did you know that, although debit cards and credit cards look alike, they function very differently? This blog will explain those important differences. 1. Debit Cards: PIN vs. Signature You have a [...]

Don’t Fall for Phishing & Smishing Scams

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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 [...]

A Financial Travel Checklist

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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 [...]

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