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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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11/10/15  Up Your Security IQ
3 scams that target military veterans (and how to avoid them)

After all of the sacrifices our vets have made, it’s hard to believe anyone would want to take advantage of them. But such scammers exist, so it’s important to keep an eye out for these red flags.

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9/23/15  Up Your Security IQ
How Alliant protects its members from fraud

At Alliant, our mission is to look out for the best interest of our members, and part of that mission is to do everything in our power to protect the security of their accounts. Here are a few ways we protect our members' information.

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8/5/15  Up Your Security IQ
Phishing scams turn 20 years old: A (brief) history and current trends

You’ve been warned to avoid phishing attacks since the moment you opened an email account, and for good reason. But how long has phishing actually been around? And how did it come to be?

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6/22/15  HousingUp Your Security IQ
How to keep your home safe while you’re on vacation

Taking a trip this summer? Enjoy your travels and peace of mind, knowing that your home is safe and secure. Here are recommended precautions to protect your home while you’re away.

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