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9/29/16  Career & EducationUp Your Security IQ
‘Cracking cards’ scammers target college students via social media

Each year, people fall victim to a scam known as “cracking cards.” Scammers crack into debit card accounts and leave card owners on the hook for hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Now, these scammers are using social media to target victims – especially college students and new grads who are strapped for cash.

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8/12/16  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
How can you recognize an ATM skimming device?

if you're heard about ATM skimmers, but just aren't sure what to look out for when you're at the ATM, check out this video showing ATM skimmers in action. 

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4/6/16  Up Your Security IQ
What to do when you’ve become a victim of a data breach

Learn what steps you should take when you become victim of a data breach. 

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2/16/16  Up Your Security IQ
How to best protect your identity in the new year

The risk of identity theft is all around us. Whether you’re sharing your personal information at the doctor’s office, swiping your debit card at a big-box retailer or simply throwing away your bills without shredding them, it’s possible for your sensitive data to fall into the wrong hands. Learn how to stay safe.

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2/12/16  Up Your Security IQ
Identity thieves want your tax refund. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Preparing one’s taxes can be stressful. Now, there’s the added stress of having to avoid tax refund fraud. Increasingly, scammers are finding ways to steal Social Security numbers to file fraudulent returns and receive other people’s refunds. Learn steps to prevent falling prey to tax refund fraud and what to do if you are victimized.

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12/5/15  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
EMV Debit Card Myths – BUSTED!

EMV cards have been in the news a bunch lately. But, what’s true and what’s false about these this new technology? We’ve worked with our partner, Visa, to help ensure you’re just getting the facts.

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