• Stay Safe When Buying a Home: Common Scams Targeting Consumers

    Because homes are a high-value purchase, shopping for one or looking for a refinance deal can bring scammers out of the woodwork. A little knowledge of some common scams will help you protect yourself. Here are the things to look out for.

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    Stay Safe When Buying a Home: Common Scams Targeting Consumers
  • Security tips for kupuna and caregivers

    Security tips for kupuna and caregivers

    Many of us will need assistance as we age. Here are some tips for protecting your loved ones’ finances.

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  • Why It's Easy to Fall for the Free Gift Scam

    Text message scams aren't new. But a fresh twist on an old scheme is making the rounds as fraudsters collect financial details and other personal data from unsuspecting victims. Crooks use this information to empty bank accounts, make fraudulent charges on debit and credit cards, and steal identities. Fortunately, the more you know about how this scam works, the less likely you are to fall for it.

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    Why It's Easy to Fall for the Free Gift Scam
  • Protect Your Elders from Scams

    Protect Your Elders from Scams

    Unfortunately, many scammers target older adults because they may have large sums of money saved, and they may not be as savvy online or over the phone. In fact, Hawaii’s elderly lost $5.4 million to fraud and scams in 2020.

    So, how can we keep our kupuna safe from fraud? A combination of education and oversight will be your best option.

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  • Never share your Digital Banking password

    You probably wouldn’t hand your wallet over to just anyone who asks. Did you know that when you share your Digital Banking login credentials, it’s very similar?

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    Never share your Digital Banking password
  • Avoid tax scams

    Avoid tax scams

    It’s tax season. That means you’re gathering paperwork, filling out forms, sending items to your tax preparer, and dodging the scammers trying to take advantage of you. 

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  • 6 Safe shopping tips

    Physical health and safety has been top-of-mind when out shopping this year. While it’s smart to continue to use contactless payments at the store, don’t forget the basics about protecting your money when shopping, no matter where you are.

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    6 Safe shopping tips
  • 8 Ways to protect your debit card from fraud

    8 Ways to protect your debit card from fraud

    Here are some proven ways to protect your debit card from fraudulent activity and safeguard your hard-earned cash.

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  • Two Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency scams trending on social media

    Beware of these two new Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency scams trending on social media that are affecting unsuspecting consumers. 

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    Two Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency scams trending on social media
  • 3 Tips for giving safely

    3 Tips for giving safely

    There are many ways to support causes that are close to your heart and align with your values. If you choose to donate money to charity, here are some tips to ensure your dollars make the impact you intend.

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  • 5 Steps to take if you discover fraud

    Scammers are skillful at getting people to trust them with their money and personal information. They’ll bombard you with calls, texts, or emails promising you the world, or pretend to help you out of a (made up) sticky situation. But all they want is your money and private information. They are out to steal your account numbers, passwords, or Social Security numbers.

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    5 Steps to take if you discover fraud
  • How to stay secure while shopping online

    How to stay secure while shopping online

    To help protect your identity and practice safer online security measures, here are some tips when shopping online

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  • Keep your accounts safe with a digital identity app

    A digital identity offers two-way security. It's one thing to verify who you are with login credentials and one-time-use passcodes, but how do you also know the website or the person on the other end is who they claim to be? 

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    Keep your accounts safe with a digital identity app