- Change your passwords, often.
Changing and creating unique passwords that are customized to you are a great practice to help keep your online accounts safe. Using a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols is the best recommendation for keeping your password strong. How long has it been since you’ve changed your passwords?
- Keep us in the loop.
Is your information up to date? Have you moved recently? Do you have a new phone number? Keeping us in the loop and having your most recent information on hand to contact you is very important in the event of a possible fraud alert. It’s easy to update your current contact information through online banking. You can also stop into an office, or give us a call at 800.991.2221.
- Set Alerts.
Text or e-mail notifications are great ways of keeping live tabs on your accounts. You can set up alerts to notify you of balance updates, large withdrawals, large deposits, or even just reminders like when a payment is due. Having alerts is the proactive way to detect suspicious activity quickly.
We hope you find these security tips useful. For other educational tips, visit our blog, and feel free to stop into an office or call us at 800.991.2221 for more information.