Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | September 2019
Jim Reynolds Earns New Designation
Jim Reynolds, Blackhawk Bank Vice President Business Banking, a member of The BEI Network of Exit Planning Professionals™, recently earned the designation of a BEI Certified Exit Planner (CExP™).

Economic Insight From Blackhawk Bank

The Schaumburg Business Association recently partnered with Blackhawk Bank to provide an overview on current economic conditions and a prospective economic forecast. It is important to stay up-to-date on economic trends in order to better prepare for the future.

Why Fall May Be the Best Time to Buy a Home
There are many theories and studies about why a specific season may be best for home selling. But there are strong reasons why fall actually may be the best time to buy a home.

Venmo User’s Transaction Information Up For Grabs
Word has it that some of us like to share our financial transactions with our friends…or in some cases, the entire world. A researcher in Berlin found that nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were available for download to anyone who could find them.

'OUCH!' The Security Awareness Newsletter
Scamming You Through Social Media
Many of us have received phishing email, either at work or home. These emails look legitimate, such as from your bank, your boss, or your favorite online store, but are really an attack, attempting to pressure or trick you into taking an action you should not take, such as opening an infected email attachment, sharing your password, or transferring money.

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