Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | November 2020
How to Spot Unemployment Insurance Identity Theft
Have you recently received a letter about unemployment insurance, but haven't applied for unemployment insurance?
This could be an indication of
Unemployment Insurance Identity Theft.
Click here to learn about Unemployment Insurance Identity Theft and what to look out for
Holiday Budgeting & Spending
It is time to start thinking about holiday shopping. While it is always fun purchasing gifts for loved ones, we want you and your family to be financially prepared this holiday season.
Click here to learn how you can budget and spend accordingly, without going overboard!
Protecting Your Business From a Ransomware Attack
Ransomware attacks have become more frequent, as criminals target businesses large and small. As a local business owner, knowing where to start is the first step in protecting your customer data.
Click here to learn about ransomware and how you can protect your business against an attack
Who Pays Closing Costs?
Our Mortgage Planners receive many questions about closing costs and what to expect at a closing. Whether you are buying or selling a home, navigating this process can feel overwhelming.
Click here to learn more about closing costs and what you can expect!
Customer Shout Out!
Last month, three Blackhawk Bank clients were featured in the Rockford Chamber's The Voice Magazine, highlighting some recent successes they have experienced.
Click here to learn more about Seabreeze, Aktibo Athletics, and Cherry Valley Garden Center.
Closed On Thanksgiving
All Blackhawk Bank locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26th, 2020 in celebration of Thanksgiving. Normal hours will resume on Friday, November 27th, 2020.
We hope you have a healthy and wonderful Thanksgiving!
The Security Awareness Newsletter
Social Engineering Attacks
Cyber attackers have learned that the easiest ways to steal your information is by simply tricking you into doing it for them using a technique called social engineering.
Click here to learn how these attacks work and what you can do to protect yourself.
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