Author Archive: Emily Griffin

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‘Tis the Season!

[ 1 ] November 15, 2017 |
‘Tis the Season!

During the holidays, many of us spend more money and purchase more items than any other time of the year. Because the number of transactions we are involved in during this busy shopping season is multiplied, so are the chances that something will go wrong with a purchase …possibly FRAUD. If you have a problem, the […]

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Same Day ACH Payment Processing

[ 0 ] September 7, 2017 |
Same Day ACH Payment Processing

How it works: New capabilities of Same Day ACH (electronic payments) will become effective this upcoming September to allow financial institutions and businesses to move to a faster processing environment. Beginning September 15, 2017, Same Day ACH payment processing will be available for both credit and debit entries enabling the same-day processing of ACH payments. […]

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IRS Security Awareness Tips

[ 0 ] March 21, 2017 |
IRS Security Awareness Tips

Now that TAX SEASON is upon us!!  The IRS has recently put together a “Taxes. Security. Together” awareness campaign.  This campaign was designed to better inform you about the need to protect your personal, tax and financial data online and at home. People continue to fall prey to clever cybercriminals who trick them into giving up Social […]

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Don’t Be Fooled!

[ 0 ] November 7, 2016 |
Don’t Be Fooled!

Too often, people of all ages receive notification that they just WON money from Reader’s Digest, Publisher’s Clearing House, or phony lottery…and they JUST need to pay the taxes to collect the prize….  Hearing these stories makes me angry!  Scammers, with little to NO dignity, are preying on people’s emotions and financial well-being. That’s why […]

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Protecting Your Personal Information

[ 2 ] October 6, 2014 |
Protecting Your Personal Information

Did you know that any individual, regardless of economic status, gender, race, age, or educational background can be the target of financial abuse? Recently an IAACU member was targeted through a telephone scam. The victim was asked to buy prepaid debit cards and then provide the scam artist with the identifying card information that was […]

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