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Four lessons from the Target data breach

Perhaps the biggest media story of December occurred when news broke that the debit and credit card numbers of 40 million Target shoppers were compromised in one of the largest U.S. retail data breaches ever recorded. What made matters worse

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Banks can have New Year’s resolutions, too

2014 New Year

You might wonder what New Year’s resolutions banks dream up. Or, maybe not. Regardless, we put together a short video where we asked Central National Bank’s Joe Nesbitt and Bryan Fonville to share some exciting developments that may (or may

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Target Data Breach: What should you do?

Electronic Account Protection

If you’ve watched or read the news lately, you likely already know that U.S. retailer Target announced on Thursday that—from November 27 to December 15—debit and credit cards swiped using in-store terminals at locations across the United States may have

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Teaching children about money management

Within the last decade or so, real-time banking has revolutionized access to funds and bank account information.  You can deposit your paycheck, then immediately purchase groceries, and log into your bank account from your smart phone in the parking lot

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The best (free) way to protect your company from check fraud

Stephen Spielberg’s 2002 film, Catch Me if You Can, depicts the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr.  The movie, which stars Leonardo Dicaprio and Tom Hanks, opens with a depiction of Abagnale’s 1977 appearance on the popular game show, To

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What is “PCI compliance”? And, does it concern my business?

You may have recently received some information in the mail regarding “PCI compliance”.  Or, perhaps you just noticed a “PCI Validation Fee” on your monthly merchant processing statement.  Or, maybe a sales representative for a merchant processor called to inform

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Four Tips for Financial Survival: College Edition

Your college years are an exciting time—a time to learn more about yourself and about life.  College prepares you for the future.  However, the way you handle your finances now will have a big impact on the rest of your

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Behind on property taxes? There are options.

At this time of year, property owners who are unable to pay their tax bill in full are faced with the possibility of incurring expensive penalties and interest, in addition to being in danger of losing their property if the

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