Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | July 2022

Recent Scams:

What to Look Out For

Your hard-earned money should stay just that - YOURS! We've seen an uptick in a few scams, and we want you to be on the lookout for fraudsters who are looking to steal your money.

Click here to learn how to protect yourself from fraudsters.

What is Lifestyle Creep and How Can You Combat it? 

Access to more expendable cash will not fix all your financial issues. One of those problems is lifestyle creep or lifestyle inflation.

Learn how to recognize and combat lifestyle creep.

The Virtuous Circle of Improving Cash Flow

Cash flow can have a multiplier effect in terms of achieving your planning goals for a successful future. Often, increasing cash flow requires strong performances from key employees.

Learn more about what cash flow means for your business.

What is an Escrow Account and How Does it Work?

One of the biggest educational moments for homebuyers is encountering escrow accounts and finding out how they fit into the buying process.

Click here to learn about escrow accounts and how they work.

'OUCH!' The Security Awareness Newsletter

Phishing Attacks are Getting Trickier

Many cybercriminals are creating advanced phishing emails that are more customized and harder to detect, and are also using other channels such as text, social media and phone calls.

Click here to learn the latest phishing tricks and how to spot them.


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