5 Ways to Secure Your Online Finances

It was not so many years ago that you paid your bills with a checkbook and a roll of stamps. Buying or selling stocks required picking up a landline telephone and talking to your broker. If you wanted to transfer money from your checking account to your savings account, you went to the bank.

Posted by Perry Eaton on Feb 27, 2018
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Five Signs that Someone Is Scamming You Through Your Email

Between work and home, do you have any idea how many emails drop into your inbox each and every day? More than 10 but less than 50? More than 100? A number so high you don’t even want to know what it is?

Posted by Peter Begin on Feb 13, 2018
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5 Tips to Protect Your Personal Information Online

When it comes to the living we do online, we’re long passed the point of no return. Phishing scams are getting more sophisticated every day and credit rating agencies such as Equifax may be leaking the personal information of millions of American consumers, but we’re not going to stop shopping on Amazon or applying for jobs via the Internet.

 

Posted by Peter Begin on Jan 30, 2018
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Questions About the Equifax Data Breach?

We have been getting many questions from customers who are rightfully concerned about the Equifax data breach. First, we want to reassure you that Mascoma Savings Bank applies every possible protection around private information as a matter of routine practice.

Posted by Peter Begin on Sep 15, 2017
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Stay Safe While Shopping Online

The holidays are upon us! Whether your shopping list is as long as your arm or can be counted on five fingers, it’s a safe bet that your credit and debit cards will be used more often than normal during the next month or two. That means a little extra caution is in order.


Posted by Peter Begin on Dec 6, 2016
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Teach Kids to be Safe in the Digital Age

Where technology and children intersect, it’s easy for parents to feel fearful about what’s lurking out there in the jungles and dark alleys of the Internet.

Posted by Perry Eaton on Dec 1, 2016
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5 Tips To Stay Safe on Vacation

Your travel plans are set. You’ve booked your flight, made hotel reservations, and bought a good pair of walking shoes. But have you done anything to protect your money while you travel or to insure your travel investment itself?

Posted by Doreen McKinney on Nov 29, 2016
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Essential Tips for Better Password Management

You see the headlines all the time. Hackers almost routinely steal private, valuable information from department stores, hospitals, and banks. But one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself is probably the one thing you don’t do—manage your passwords.

Posted by Perry Eaton on Nov 22, 2016
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