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Video: Protecting Your Business from Spear Phishing

Spear Phishing Video Preview

These days, a company’s digital security is only as good as its weakest link. As we’ve seen with many of the recent data breaches that have captured national headlines, cyber criminals were able to successfully access a company’s network because

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Midway Video Production Class Spotlights Financial Scholars Program

Midway High School Video Production

For the second year, students at Midway High School have taken part in the Central National Bank Financial Scholars Academy, a new-media learning program that brings financial concepts to life for high school students. The academy, which covers concepts like renting

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Doing This One Thing Could Save You Thousands on Your Mortgage

Save Money on Home Mortgage Loan

If you’re buying a home today, you’re faced with a ton of home mortgage options. And, each option is going to have a different effect on your finances. Some have short-term benefits that cost you more in the long run,

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Ask And You Shall Receive: Negotiation is an Everyday Thing

Negotiation Success - Featured Image

When most people think about negotiations, they tend to think about corporate mergers, acquisitions and multi-million dollar business deals. For the most part, we don’t see negotiation as a part of our everyday lives; that is, unless you’re an attorney.

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Four Ways to Make Sure Your Internet Domain Name is Really Safe

Protecting Your Internet Domain Name

These days, there are so many cyber threats to businesses that it’s easy to overlook the one thing a business depends on every day—its internet domain name. For many businesses, a domain name is a lot like the slogan for

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Six Steps for Successfully Protesting Your Property Taxes

Protesting McLennan County Property Taxes

For most people, May is a busy time of the year. It’s as if everyone got together and said, “Let’s cram everything we possibly can—graduations, weddings, etc.—into one month.” May is also a busy time of year for the McLennan

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Three Tips for Making DIY Business Videos

Making DIY Business Videos - Behind the Scenes

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good video is worth a million. And, in today’s increasingly visual world, where most consumers carry a screen in their pockets, video is quickly becoming—if it isn’t already—the most effective means

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Savings Accounts: Use them. They really work!

Savings Jars Growing - Featured Image

For me, 2013 (my sophomore year) will forever go down as the year I finally got a job. Boy, were my parents happy! I was hired as a sandwich artist at a local sandwich shop, and I loved it! Just

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The 4 Things Your Business Needs to Know About Chip (EMV) Cards

The cardholder will insert the chip (above) into the merchant's terminal.

The magnetic stripe on the back of your credit card is hardly new technology. In fact, it’s been around for decades. And, a lot has changed in the last four years—not to mention the last four decades. We don’t still

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Save the Date for Central Texas’ Next Great Family Tradition

Columbus Day at Central National Bank - Featured

At a press conference earlier this morning, Central National Bank officials introduced plans for a new family-friendly tradition taking place this Fall, which bank officials hope will become an annual affair for the Central Texas community—Columbus Day at Central National

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