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2020’s Top Trends in Smart Home Tech

What if you could grow healthful, whole foods right in your home? Or get a reminder to pick up milk and eggs — right from your refrigerator? These trends and more were on display at CES 2020 (that’s an annual trade show revealing new products and technologies in consumer electronics), proving smart home technology will […]

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Behind the Scenes with Ally’s Innovation Team: How We Make Your Money Work Harder with New Smart Savings Tools

What would it look like if your savings account did more for you than just house your money? Since we launched Ally Bank back in 2009, our Online Savings Account has been incredibly popular — and, as the first in our full suite of digital services, it’s particularly special to us. That’s why we decided […]

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A Roundup of Our Best Tips to Help Protect You from Cybercriminals

Keeping your information safe and secure is a huge priority for us — and not just when it comes to your online banking. We know there are numerous ways cybercriminals target the unsuspecting (and even the uber-prepared, at times), whether it’s through social media, online shopping, public Wi-Fi, or other avenues. That’s why we’ve compiled […]

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The Checklist That Can Help Keep You Safe Online and Cybercriminals’ Hands Off Your Money

Never in a million years would you sign a blank check and leave it sitting around on your desk at work or hand over your car keys to a complete stranger asking to borrow your car to run an errand. Likewise, you know not to give anyone your personal bank account information. Unfortunately, today’s tech-savvy […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Staying Safe on Social Media

Social media: where you go to catch up with friends and family, get your news, and watch funny videos of puppies. Oh, and where you can put your personal safety at risk without even realizing it. Posting information on websites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is a great way to stay connected with those near […]

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Don’t Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam

Email, texts, and other forms of digital communication are an integral part of your daily life. Cybercriminals know this and are lurking on nearly every platform, counting on you to fall for phishing scams hook, line, and sinker. Phishing is when scammers masquerade as reputable companies or individuals and use phone calls, email, direct message, […]

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The Friendly Con: Don’t Be Fooled by Social Engineering

You’ve been chatting with someone on a dating site and things seem to be going well. So well, in fact, that you’re already talking finances. The person asked you to conduct a simple transaction at your bank on their behalf. Wanting to build a trusting relationship – you of course agreed. Things must be serious, […]

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Innovative Banking On Your Terms

Since the beginning, we’ve focused on delivering a digital experience that allows our customers to bank on their terms. We’re there for our customers 24/7 – always online and by phone. And we continue to evolve our model to stay up to date with emerging technology. And now, we’re virtually everywhere– with one innovative banking […]

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How to Secure Your Wireless Network

You don’t let just anyone walk through your front door. So why let just anyone access your wireless network? Securing your wireless network is the virtual equivalent of locking the door—you give authorized users easy access and prevent unwanted guests. Fortunately, it’s simple to implement wireless network security measures and protect your online activities. Secure […]

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Identity Theft: How to Monitor for Fraudulent Activity

As we’re increasing the amount of time we spend online – shopping, banking, working, and connecting with friends – we’re contributing more and more personal information about ourselves online. Meanwhile, hackers are looking for opportunities to collect this personal information for fraudulent purposes. Identity theft now impacts more than 15 million consumers every year. So, […]

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