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Watch out for Corona-Criminals

In a time of uncertainty and isolation we are all reaching for more information, especially from respected institutions such as the Centers for Disease…
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Identity Theft Protection Guide

How safe is your financial and personal data? Identity fraud has been growing for the last few years. In 2017, there were a record 16.7 million victims…
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Staying Safe from Tax Scams

As people seek to file their tax returns this year, cybercriminals will be busy trying to take advantage of this with a variety of scams. Citizens may…
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Have You Made These 5 Financial Resolutions?

By now, most people have made their resolutions for self-improvement in the new year. While the most popular resolutions tend to focus on physical health,…
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Money Mistakes College Students Make: What You Can’t Afford To Ignore While Still In School & Recently Graduated

Discover the best financial tips for students and recent grads. We’ve kept this guide short enough to read and specific enough to use.
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Spear Phishing Scammers Want More From You

By Lisa Lake, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC “I’m calling from [pick any bank]. Someone’s been using your debit card ending in 2345 at [pick…
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Fraud Alert for Debit Card Use in California

Over the weekend, F&M Bank received multiple notifications from our fraud detection system of a small number of our Virginia customers’ cards being…
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Top 10 Money Tips Every College Student Should Know

As college students head to campus this fall, money management should be on their personal syllabus. It’s important for college students to take control…