News & Alerts
Multiple recent ransomware attacks have been infecting computers around the world. The most important thing you can do to protect yourself is to keep your operating system and software up-to-date with the latest patches and updates. It’s also a good idea to maintain up-to-date anti-virus software, and scan all software downloaded from the internet prior to […]
With our new Online Banking, it’s easy to reset your password online. If you’re having trouble logging in, give it a try. You can find the link to reset your password on the Log in page next to the red Log in button. For further assistance, please call any Clare Bank location and we’ll be happy to give you a […]
The Federal Trade Commision has posted a helpful article that discusses how to find out if your information was exposed in the Equifax data breach and what to do in the event that it was.
If you’ve ever been the victim of a scam, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) warns that you may be targeted a second time. Previous victims are being contacted by so-called ‘asset recovery companies’. These companies promise to help recover money lost from previous scams but ask for a substantial fee. For more information, follow this […]
Beware of Senior Phone Scam The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is issuing a nationwide alert, urging caution to seniors who may receive a telephone call from “AFD Medical Advisors,” selling a prescription drug discount plan or referencing Medicare and requesting a bank account number.
Consumers often wonder about whether or how to add someone else, usually a relative, to a bank account. These decisions are not to be taken lightly. FDIC Consumer News can’t advise you on how to share your money or your accounts, but we can give you guidance about the implications of adding names onto deposit […]
Your Mortgage: Tips for Finding, Managing a Home Loan Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions a consumer will ever make. Given what has occurred in the housing market during the past few years, consumers need to be well-informed when considering and managing a mortgage. “It’s important to thoroughly think through all […]
Receiving bank and investment account statements and other documents (such as credit card bills) online instead of in the mail can have benefits — including convenience, less clutter and fewer trees being cut down — but electronic statements can raise concerns. Here are ways to manage electronic documents: Take security precautions. Because financial documents contain […]
What’s the Right Account for Your Everyday Banking Needs? Questions and tips to help you narrow down the choices: It’s important to have a banking product to handle everyday financial needs that range from making payments to getting paid. There also is no shortage of options — from different kinds of checking accounts to products […]
December 31, 2012As scheduled, the unlimited insurance coverage for noninterest-bearing transaction accounts provided under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act expired on December 31, 2012. Deposits held in noninterest-bearing transaction account are now aggregated with any interest-bearing deposits the owner may hold in the same ownership category, and the combined total insured […]