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Business Sense

Protect Business and Personal Accounts

FDIC reports indicate a continued increase in small business bank account takeovers that result in illegal money transfers from bank accounts. The most common cause of small businesses being vulnerable is simply lack of knowledge about how these things can happen. Without knowing about the common ways that electronic thieves can gain access to your account they sometimes fall for tricks like fake emails requesting account information or imposter websites that scam you into thinking they can be trusted. 

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New Year Planning

This is the time of year when many business owners relish the opportunity to take a fresh look at both their business and personal finances. 

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The Best Defense is a Good Offense

Identity theft is a sad reality in today's online world. Being both prepared and proactive are critical when trying to protect yourself from those looking to steal your identity. The best way to begin that process is by having a plan. If you are not already subscribed to an identity theft monitoring service, you may want to consider including one as part of your plan. Since an initial issue can develop rapidly into a much larger problem, costing you a lot of time and money to rectify.  

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On Fortune Magazine: Cybersecurity for Small Business

Small firms need cybersecurity companies that can provide affordable solutions.  

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The Recovery

Most Americans are feeling pretty good this spring. The economic outlook is the best it’s been in years and people have more money in their pockets.   

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Protect Your Business From Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into revealing confidential details that criminals can then use to gain access to secure personal and business information. 

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Business Loan Tips

Applying for a business loan can be a challenge and being turned down a real disappointment. Even if you have a sound business proposition, not understanding what bankers look for when considering an application can cause problems.  

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What do You Look For When Shopping for a Bank?

Your Bank is more than just a place to process checks and deposit money. Most business owners spend more time shopping for office equipment than they do shopping for a Bank. 

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Saving Time and Money With Remote Deposit

It’s smart business to find new ways to reduce operating costs and increase profitability. Companies that routinely receive payment for goods and services by check can now reduce the cost of transporting those checks to their bank and gain faster access to those funds by taking advantage of one of latest time saving business technologies: Remote Deposit Capture (RDC).  

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Online Security Tips

Whether you are an individual or a small business, there are security risks involved when completing transactions using your computer or mobile device. We all enjoy the convenience of shopping and carrying out financial transactions online, but recent industry reports state that every year millions of people around the world are victims of online crime. Small businesses are not immune. A relatively new kind of fraud is called “account takeover”. This gives the criminal access to business accounts, allowing them to transfer funds, make unauthorized transactions or even set up false employees for payroll payments.   

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