Identity Theft

Children are Victims of Identity Theft Too

We've discussed the issue of identity theft on our blog previously, but today we're looking at victims of identity theft that you may not realize are a threat, your children. In one of the largest reports on child ID theft, Carnegie Mellon's Cylab … [Read more...]

5 Common Fraud Schemes

UPDATE: In the past week, police have been investigating the use of credit card/ATM skimmers at a banking location in Lebanon County.  Several months ago our IT Manager, Matt Steffy provided information on common fraud schemes that cyber criminals u … [Read more...]

Say Hello to Chip-Based Credit Cards!

In her “What to Expect in 2015” blog post, our CEO, Abby Kiebach, eluded to upcoming changes in personal security in the credit union industry, including the introduction of chip-based credit cards.  Formally called EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) car … [Read more...]

You Can Help to Stop the Data Breaches!

My favorite thing about being part of the credit union community is the way that credit unions band to together to create awareness of issues concerning our members. In the past, we've reached out to Congress to fight for credit unions to keep their … [Read more...]

Top 4 Financial Topics I’ve Been Discussing

Throughout the year I've been participating in a Lunch & Learn series for the employees of Lancaster City. Each month we meet to discuss the top financial topics that are on their minds. The small group setting makes it easy for me to share … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Credit Card: What’s Up with the Magnetic Strip?

The first thing we look for when going out to eat, or entering a storefront: the Mastercard and Visa logos proudly displayed on the shop’s door or window.  Once you see these stickers adhered to the glass, you can breathe a sigh of relief knowing tha … [Read more...]

I Lost My Debit Card! Now What?

Every day it seems our lives are becoming more and more hectic, and sometimes it’s hard to keep track of everything. However, one thing that everyone constantly needs to keep track of is their purse or wallet where their money, driver’s license, cre … [Read more...]

Money Tips When Traveling Abroad

Whether you are a frequent international traveler or a trip abroad is a once in a lifetime event, it takes a lot of time and financial resources to plan international travel and we want your trip to be memorable for all the right reasons. The last t … [Read more...]

Protect Yourself By Avoiding Email and Telephone Scams

Each and every day our personal, and even business, email accounts are filled with spam emails. Whether it’s marketing, promotions, newsletters or even online pharmacy emails, they continue to clutter our inboxes and be a nuisance. These spam emails o … [Read more...]

10 Online Banking Best Practices – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, I laid out the first 5 tips for better online banking best practices, which included installing anti-virus and anti-malware software, installing anti-exploit software, not saving your login information, avoiding public … [Read more...]

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