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Be safe and prepared this summer

The arrival of hurricane season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic requires us all to be doubly vigilant. You’ll be hearing a lot about hurricane preparedness when it comes to protecting yourself and your loved ones in terms of shelter, safety and supplies. Researchers are predicting 19 named storms this year, and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has posted some important operational guidelines on its website (fema.gov).

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Fraud Alert: Scammers are identifying themselves as bank employees to steal information and cash

Criminals often take advantage of uncertain times, leading to an increase in fraudulent activity. Please remember, we will never call you to ask you to provide or verify your full account number, username, password, debit card number, unique PIN or Social Security number. If you receive a call from someone requesting this information, even if the caller ID looks like it is coming from the bank, immediately hang up and report it to our Customer Care Team at 844-287-4225

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How should I spend my stimulus cash?

Back in the day, when your father or mother would give you a dollar, they might offer this cautionary advice: “Don’t spend it all at once,” or “don’t spend it all in one place.”

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Staying in because of the virus? Consider these online and mobile banking solutions.

With cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) confirmed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, “social distancing” has become one of the tactics designed to slow the spread of the global pandemic. Businesses across the country are taking precautionary steps in accordance with their emergency preparedness plans, and banks are no exception.

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My business expenses are getting out of hand. What can I do?

While you may be tempted to start eliminating every business item that’s costing you money, business experts recommend taking a measured approach. Consider small cost-saving methods first, while eliminating inefficient processes and wasteful spending.

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Do I Need a Living Trust?

You need a living trust if you want a flexible document that allows you to control your assets and that you can modify over time.

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How Can I Beef Up My Retirement Account?

If you are among the 46% of Americans who don’t expect they will be financially comfortable when they retire, you need to take certain steps now. Some of these measures are simple, others more complicated.

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