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Staycation by default

Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before… (more)

Google isn’t calling you *scam alert*

Google, is that you? Have you gotten a robocall at work, telling you that you have to take action or your Google business listing will be removed? Or maybe even marked as permanently closed? That… (more)

Getting burned by Chili’s data breach

Chili’s customers may soon be singing a new jingle that goes something like this: “I want my data back, data back, data back!” The Tex-Mex fast-food chain known for its baby back ribs, jalapeno poppers,… (more)

Well(here we go again)s Fargo

In case you missed it, Wells Fargo was recently fined several hundred million dollars by the CFPB for more deceptive behavior. In 2016, you may remember that the financial institution faced big fines for stealing… (more)

Apple Pay and South Bay

Apple Pay is the convenient way to pay with your South Bay Credit Union Debit card. Your transaction is secure, as your debit card numbers aren’t stored on the device or on Apple’s® server, so… (more)

Uncle Sam and crypto currency

The taxman is coming for crypto investors,  and coiners are freaking out To say the crypto market is volatile would be an understatement — Bitcoin’s price went from $997 at the beginning of 2017 to… (more)

Important tax fraud alert – IRS

  Important Tax Fraud Alert   The Internal Revenue Service today is alerting financial institutions to the proper handling of erroneous federal tax refunds resulting from an emerging fraud scheme that could affect thousands of… (more)

Mobile banking update

A mobile app update is coming your way We’ve heard your requests and made some changes to the way you gain access to your Mobile Branch App. Gone are the days of having to enter a… (more)

Kiss Your Big Bank Goodbye

Kiss Your Big Bank Goodbye It’s time to say smooches to your big Bank. We’ve all seen the headlines; big banks have been caught cheating. It’s easy to join the bandwagon and bash them, but… (more)