Safety & SecurityALL TOPICS

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: The Financial Side

Every year, millions of seniors fall victim to financial fraud. Studies show elder financial abuse costs seniors approximately $2.9 billion (about $9 per person in the US) each year. North Brookfield Savings Bank is advising older customers and their trusted caregivers to safeguard all personal information and stay alert to the common signs of financial abuse. COVID-19 has added a […]

Continue Reading..

NBSB’s Guide to Strong Passwords & Account Security

  Secure accounts are something we all need now nowadays. For anything from Online Banking and credit card accounts, to college classes or our doctor’s online portal. You can never be too safe as far your personal information goes. In this fast paced, data-based world we live in, it’s easy to fall victim of a scam, or simply have your […]

Continue Reading..

NBSB Warns Community About Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Several agencies are investigating numerous fraud schemes targeting the unemployment insurance (UI) programs of various states. Fraudsters, are using the stolen identities of U.S. citizens to open accounts and file fraudulent claim for UI benefits. Consumers should be vigilant and take appropriate measures to safeguard themselves. This guide, created and provided by the U.S. Department of Justice and edited by […]

Continue Reading..

North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Helpful Guide to Cyber Security

The ever increasing importance of cyber security is an issue that effects everyone who utilizes technology today. As such, North Brookfield Savings Bank is proud to support our communities by continuing to provide access to the latest resources, information, and tools. As a staunch proponent of online safety and security, North Brookfield Savings Bank has compiled the below resources, in […]

Continue Reading..

North Brookfield Savings Bank Warns About Spike in Text Message Scams

Scammers stop at nothing to try to get your personal information, including sending you text messages. Text’s from unknown numbers can be a common occurrence and sometimes they are sent with malicious intent. North Brookfield Savings Bank has gathered the details on text message scams to share how to stay safe, and how to properly report any messages you think […]

Continue Reading..

NBSB Notifies Businesses About SBA COVID-19 Loan Relief Scam

North Brookfield Savings Bank’s is always there for our business communities. We make it our mission to ensure businesses are notified of ways to protect their business they work so hard for in the first place. This includes alerting business owners and their employees to scams like the one discussed below.   About the Spoofed SBA Website Scam The Cybersecurity […]

Continue Reading..

NBSB’s Advice on How to Keep Your Credit Safe with a Credit Freeze

Credit is important and having a good credit score can help you get a loan for that new car, or help you secure a mortgage for your dream home. Even if you are not making a big purchase, your credit score is important and it travels with you through your financial and personal journey.  So, it stands to reason that […]

Continue Reading..

North Brookfield Savings Bank Shares Types of Scams and their Red Flags

Scams. It is not a topic that most people want to talk about, think about, or believe affects them. They often think it won’t happen to them and that they are not going to be tricked. However, scams happen every day to unsuspecting and smart people that come from of all walks of life and it is certainly not something […]

Continue Reading..

NBSB’s Advice for Preventing Financial Abuse Among Elderly

Every year, millions of senior citizens become victims of financial fraud. In fact, studies show elder financial abuse costs seniors approximately $3+ billion annually. At NBSB, we urge our older community members and their trusted caregivers to be vigilant. It is of the utmost importance to safeguard all personal information and stay alert to the signs of financial abuse.   […]

Continue Reading..

Load More