According to recent reports, phishing attacks using brand impersonation are at an all-time high. Cybercriminals are posing as familiar companies to trick you into giving access to your account. They then steal sensitive data or target your friends or co-workers. Learn how these attacks occur and how to protect yourself.
The old saying, “nothing in life is free” does not have to apply to your bank accounts. Though many bigger banks charge fees every month or each time you want cash from an ATM, we offer a variety of free options so you can say goodbye to some of those pesky fees and hello to a little more money in your wallet.
Financial literacy is a skill that impacts everyone throughout their lives. Yet many people are not exposed to essential money concepts until they become adults—often after they have made serious financial mistakes. You can help by introducing the concept of saving and spending wisely to your children or grandchildren. Here are three ideas on how to teach sound financial habits to the children in your life.
Your security is our priority. As a community bank, we do everything we can to keep our customers’ information safe and secure. We offer several features within our online and mobile banking you can set up to help keep your accounts secure. If you have not already set them up, log in and give them a try or stop by our office and a personal banker will assist you.
Every year, people around the world make financial New Year's resolutions in January and give up on them by Valentine's Day. Some of the most common financial resolutions are to save more and spend less, pay down debt, or increase income. Read these tips that can help you accomplish your resolutions this year.
The fake “Microsoft” technician scam is back again and is being used to steal personal and financial information. Watch our video to hear from Mariah on how the scam works and how to protect yourself.
Student loan debt has become a hot topic, and with good reason. In 2006, U.S. student loan debt hovered around $600 billion; today, that number has skyrocketed to $1.3 trillion. Whether you've just graduated or haven't yet taken on any debt, there are strategies you can use to make your student loan story a success story.
New rules under the Bank Secrecy Act went into effect on May 11, 2018 to aid the government in the fight against crimes to evade financial measures designed to combat terrorism and other national security threats.
New card? No problem. Saving your card number with billers and merchants makes paying quicker and easier. But when your card number or other payment info changes and your card is re-issued, it can be a hassle to update it. Bank of Prairie du Sac can help make updating your payment info a whole lot simpler.
Sensitive personal information of 143 million American consumers was exposed in a data breach at Equifax. Here are some steps to take to help protect yourself after a data breach.
Beginning on Friday, September 15, 2017, the times when certain electronic debit payments are applied to your account will change. This does not include debit card payments or ATM transactions.
Are you ready for your first checking account? Do you plan to attend college after high school? We offer convenient services so you can bank with us wherever your future takes you.
This year, Bank of Prairie du Sac is celebrating 100 years of service to the Sauk Prairie community. With this milestone, it is important to remember where we started.
Did you know you can elect to receive your tax refund via direct deposit? This is a convenient, fast and safe way to get your money back from Uncle Sam.
As with all financial transactions, please exercise discretion and be careful when using an ATM to ensure your safety.
If you're wondering what that new chip is on your credit or debit card, you are not alone. It is a tiny piece of technology called an EMV chip that will make a big difference in card security.
With confirmed cases of ATM skimming on the rise, it's more important than ever that consumers know how to protect themselves from this fraud technique.
- Brand Impersonation Scams
- Fee Vs. Free
- 3 Ways to Teach Children to Save
- Staying Secure
- Resolutions for Your Wallet
- Fake Microsoft Scam
- Planning for Student Loans
- Beneficial Ownership
- Visa Account Updater
- Equifax Data Breach
- Same Day ACH Payments
- First Checking Account
- Celebrating 100 Years
- 3 Reasons to Get Your Tax Refund Via Direct Deposit
- Tips for ATM Safety
- Chip Card Technology
- Protect Yourself From Skimmers