SHAZAM Blog

  • Use social media to connect with your community

    posted by Patrick Dix on Thursday, June 20, 2019

    How can a community financial institution make an impact on current and potential customers? Take a few minutes to consider this strategy.

  • Protect elders from financial fraud on World Elder Abuse Day

    posted by Liz Little on Thursday, June 13, 2019

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Review these tips from the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day website to help elders better protect themselves and their finances.

  • Practice safe social media practices to protect yourself and your business

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    Did you know employee social media accounts may impact your financial institution's security? Share these tips to guide social media activity to help protect their personal information and that of your institution.

  • Staying safe on social media

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    Social media brings people — including fraudsters — together on many platforms. Implement best practices to keep your social channels safe from attack and compromise.

  • 3 ways we're fighting fraud

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Fighting fraud requires a multi-faceted effort and it takes everyone working together to protect users from fraud and the theft of personal information.

  • Faster Payments Council brings together payment stakeholders

    posted by Kevin Christensen on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) is built on the premise that bringing all payment stakeholders together is the way to advance toward faster payments ubiquity, enabling Americans to safely and securely pay anyone, anywhere and at any time with near-immediate funds availability.

  • May 15 is National Senior Fraud Awareness Day

    posted by Mike Burke on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    May 15 has been designated as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day to raise awareness of the increasing fraudulent activities targeted at U.S. citizens, especially those who are 65 or older.

  • Your personal information is always at risk

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, May 8, 2019

    Fraudsters can create spoof emails, text messages, computer pop-ups and phone numbers that look like legitimate communications. Protect your personal information with these tips

  • The value of membership

    posted by Paul Waltz on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    SHAZAM is a member-owned and controlled financial services provider. That makes us different — but how? And, who cares?

  • Advocating for a non-discriminatory payments system

    posted by Dan Kramer on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    As a member of the Secure Payments Partnership, SHAZAM collaborates with retail groups and payment networks that are committed to greater security and transparency across the payments system. Our advocacy efforts support community financial institutions across the country.