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NBSB Recommends 5 Helpful Hints to Spot a Lottery Scam

A top priority of North Brookfield Savings Bank is to provide quality protection and customer service. Instances where individuals have fallen victim to lottery scams perpetuated through faulty checks or award letters are increasing, and the Bank is taking this opportunity to alert the public in the event they should find themselves in this unfortunate situation. In 2014, according to […]

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NBSB Gives tips for Staying Safe while shopping online

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and amid COVID-19, shopping online has become second nature to many of us. However, this is the time to keep your eyes open and use extreme caution when purchasing those holiday gifts or even groceries online. Although it is always possible to have your information compromised online, the risk is much greater with the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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