03/26/2015: Community Banking is Consumer Protection
As the economy continues its gradual recovery from the harsh fallout of the Wall Street financial crisis, the country has turned its attention to consumer protection. Policymakers have established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and enacted a plethora of new financial regulations. Meanwhile, consumers in Syracuse and across the country have raised their awareness […]Continue Reading..
02/24/2015: Superfish Preloaded Software On Lenovo Notebooks
If you or someone you know recently purchased a Lenovo notebook computer, you should take the time to read the story we linked to, and to take your PC to a qualified technician to either have the Superfish software removed, or totally reinstall Windows. This is a VERY dangerous piece of software that compromises everything […]Continue Reading..
02/10/2015: How to Prevent Identity Thieves from Opening Accounts in Your Name (Especially after the Anthem Hack)
When scammers steal your identity, they will often file a fraudulent tax return in your name, having your tax return deposited into their account instead of yours. This is a real problem — in 2012, scammers managed to collect 4 Billion dollars this way. Make sure to file your tax return as soon as possible to […]Continue Reading..