Articles For Tag "cardholder"

  • Beware of package pending spam text messages. Scammers are sneakier than ever!

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    Fraudsters are at it again with a new “package pending” text message scam that aims to steal your identity, empty your bank account or install malware on your phone. The text claims a package is waiting for you to pick up and offers a link to click for more information. Warn your cardholders not to fall for it. Let us tell you why.

  • Beware of free trial offers: 'free' isn't always free

    posted by Jace Day on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    It's a sign of the times during this pandemic as we try to stay connected. We're on our phones scrolling through social media and tending to email. While browsing, you see an ad for a chance to try something out for free. You think, “Why not, what have I got to lose?” As your cardholder's financial institution, you know chargeback rights are limited and the cardholder stands to lose possibly more than they realize.

  • Emerging from the COVID-19 crisis, how to help keep account holders safe

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

    As our economy reopens and we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, fraudsters are still out there attempting to victimize vulnerable people. Remind your cardholders not to let their guard down as things return to a more normal setting. The Federal Trade Commission offers information on how to avoid coronavirus scams.

  • America Saves Week promotes saving behaviors and personal financial health

    posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Paychecks and budgets are tight. Savings account balances may be low to nonexistent. America Saves Week 2020 encourages people to change their financial situation by taking a pledge to save.