Be informed about financial scams and fraud. Learn how to identify them early and how to protect yourself.
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8 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Money Secure During Travel
Travel rewards the wanderlust in us all, but to make the most of your journey and avoid undesirable surprises, it’s important to know how to handle your finances before and during a travel adventure. Follow these smart money tips to help make your travel experience as smooth as possible...Read more
Critical Cybersecurity Tips for Americans 55 and Older to Avoid Online Scams
Cybercrime and online scams targeting older Americans are rising, making heightened awareness more important than ever. Learn seven common fraud schemes aimed at older Americans online and how to avoid them...Read more
Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?
We want every United Bank customer to become a pro at spotting a phishing scam—and stop bank impostors in their tracks. It starts with these four words: Banks Never Ask That. Because when you know what sounds suspicious, you’ll be less likely to be fooled...Read more
Your Digital Wallet and You
We seem to always be growing more dependent on our mobile phones, from communication to wellness to entertainment. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked in on the latest practical convenience your device can add to day-to-day necessities like managing your financial life, your digital wallet...Read more
10 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
Your identity is one of the most valuable things you own. It’s important to keep it from being stolen by someone who could potentially harm your good name and financial well-being. The good news — you can protect yourself against most forms of identity theft related to credit cards, debit cards...Read more
10 Tips to Avoid Coronavirus Scams and Protect Your Money
Unfortunately, fraudsters are finding ways to take advantage of fears related to the coronavirus. Learn about the common scams and what you can do to protect yourself. 1. Watch out for phishing scams. Phishing scams use fraudulent emails, texts, phone calls and websites to trick users into disclosing private account or login information...Read more