Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | September 2018
Blackhawk Bank Welcomes Tracy Girardi

Tracy Girardi has joined Blackhawk Bank as Vice President Treasury Management. Overseeing the Treasury/Cash Management Department, Girardi will work with her team to bring the latest treasury and cash management products and services to Blackhawk Bank business clients.

Fee-Free Credit Freezes!
This month, all of the three major consumer credit bureaus will be required to offer free credit freezes to all Americans and their dependents. Maybe you’ve been holding off freezing your credit file because your home state currently charges a fee for placing or thawing a credit freeze, or because you believe it’s just not worth the hassle.

Home Market Value vs. Assessed Value

Understanding  your home’s value  is an important part of knowing your net worth, what you’ll likely receive if you sell your property and how much property tax you’re required to pay annually. Depending on where you look, the value may appear as wildly different numbers. Different valuations can mean different things and are often used for different reasons.

'OUCH!' The Security Awareness Newsletter
Cyber attackers continue to evolve an email attack called CEO Fraud, or Business Email Compromise (BEC). These are targeted email attacks that trick their victim into taking an action they should not take. In most cases, the bad guys are after money. What makes these attacks so dangerous is cyber attackers research their victims before launching their attack and it's very hard for security technologies to stop these attacks.

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