Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | July, 2017
Mobile phone showing 765 credit score on Credit Report

Credit scores for millions of Americans may increase due to major changes in scoring.

Starting in July, the three major credit agencies — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion — are dropping certain negative information from credit reports, including tax liens and civil judgments. Read more! 

10 Scams Bank Customers Should be Aware Of

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staffers provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity.

To help further, FDIC Consumer News includes crime prevention tips in practically every issue. As part of that coverage, here is a list of 10 scams that you should be aware of, plus key defenses to remember.

Have Card Will Travel

If you're going to be outside your normal stomping ground, make sure you let your debit and credit card issuer know.  Even if you're just going to a different state, it never hurts! 

Here's what to do...


The S
ecurity Awareness Newsletter 

Gaming Online Safely, Securely

Online gaming is a great way to have fun; however, it also comes with its own set of unique risks. In this newsletter, we cover what you and your family can do to protect yourselves when gaming online.  Stay safe out there and “Think before you click!”

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