Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | September, 2017
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Containing Healthcare Costs from an Employer's Perspective: What You Can Do

In recent years the employee benefits landscape in the United States has been transformed by the escalating costs of health care and other benefits, by changes in employment and benefits laws, and by new initiatives and options in health care benefits, particularly those set forth in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Networking Like a Pro

Three easy questions to help you stand out; simple ways to make a lasting impression.

This is the second in a series of three Networking articles for anyone who wants / needs to get out there to "meet and mingle" on behalf of your company, or yourself. Here's another set of tips to bolster your Networking confidence, and be remembered by those you meet!
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September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

All of us at Blackhawk Bank sincerely hope that your family members and friends have stayed safe during the recent wildfires, hurricanes and flooding.

All too often we say, "I know I must take precautions against losing vital information before something bad happens." These natural disasters serve as a reminder that many of us need to get our act together without delay. Read on to learn about ways to safeguard your financial information and more.
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The Security Awareness Newsletter 

Password Managers

One of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself online is to use a unique, strong password for every one of your accounts and apps. 
Unfortunately, it's almost impossible to remember all your different passwords, which is why so many people reuse the same one.
That is dangerous to do. Once someone compromises your password, they can access all your accounts that use the same password.  Read on to learn about using a password manager, sometimes called a password vault. 
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