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Don’t Be Fooled by Social Engineering

You’ve been chatting with someone on a social media site, and things seem to be going well. So well that you’re already talking finances. The person asks you to conduct a simple transaction at your bank on their behalf. Wanting to build a trusting relationship, you, of course, agree. Things must be serious, right? In […]

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Studies Show Millennials Report Being Hardest Hit by Cyberscams. Here Are a Few Tricks to Help You Stay Ahead of Scammers

When most of us think of scams, we recall a story about a grandparent or senior seemingly falling for a phishing scam or clicking suspect links that unleash malware or a virus. It’s a classic tale. Yet when it comes to scam victims, it’s not always what you think. Younger and more savvy people are […]

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Keep Your Money Safe: Are Mobile Payment Apps Secure?

Have you ever lost your wallet? We’re all familiar with that feeling of sheer panic in the moment and the subsequent hassle of replacing all of that cash and lost credit and debit cards along with your ID. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could keep track of fewer cards or cash? Well, a mobile […]

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The Tech Behind Our New, Smart Savings Tools

If you could make saving money easier with the click of a button, would you? Of course, the idea sounds great … still, it’s natural to think it’s too good to be true. But with the incredible technology available to you today through online banking, it doesn’t have to be. If you’re wondering “what are […]

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7 Expert Tips for Staying Safe While Mobile Banking

Nowadays, you can deposit checks over your morning coffee, check your account balance during your lunch break, or make a cashless transfer to a roommate for the monthly electric bill. These mobile banking capabilities are certainly convenient, but you may be wondering: Do they put your financial information at risk? With so many people doing […]

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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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Physically Distant, Socially Together: 6 Ways to Connect Using Tech

In today’s world, being physically far from others doesn’t mean you can’t stay close. Whether your family lives across the state, your college friends live in cities all around the country, or your team at work is made up of people from across the globe, technology allows us to stay connected and feel like we’re […]

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Smart Home Tech: Should You Buy It?

Whether it’s recording visitors on a doorbell camera or playing your favorite jam with a voice command, smart home tech is likely already part of your daily life. And signs are, it’ll keep becoming more so. In fact, according to one market research firm, the smart home market is expected to grow to 1.3 billion […]

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4 Coronavirus Scams and How to Avoid Them

As COVID-19 continues to change throughout our daily lives, we at Ally are committed to our role as a trustworthy source of security when it comes to keeping your personal information safe. One of the ways we do that is by staying on top of trends in cyber scams and keeping you informed of the […]

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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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