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E-Banking Security

E-Banking Security

Posted On: July 9, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Financial Security

Internet Devices & Safe Online Banking  An integrated security approach is the answer!  Online banking and remote access to financial accounts is part of daily life now — with connections through internet devices such as smartphones, laptops, readers, tablets or desktops — account information is a click away.  These same devices are used to connect to many other things; like baby monitors, TVs, healthcare data, doorbell cameras, news & information, refrigerators and other household items. And, frequently they are interconnected by a home network that shares all this information and allows internet access.  Without proper security for each device, your personal information is at risk.  Secure all your internet devices  There are several software security packages that offer protection for all your interconnected internet devices including your wireless router. Here are the first steps that are essential to an integrated approach
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E-Banking Security

E-Banking Security

Posted On: July 9, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Financial Security

Internet Devices & Safe Online Banking  An integrated security approach is the answer! 

Online banking and remote access to financial accounts is part of daily life now — with connections through internet devices such as smartphones, laptops, readers, tablets or desktops — account information is a click away. 

These same devices are used to connect to many other things; like baby monitors, TVs, healthcare data, doorbell cameras, news & information, refrigerators...

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12 Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device

12 Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device

Posted On: June 5, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Mobile Banking

As consumer use of mobile devices continues to climb, cyber criminals are targeting those gadgets more frequently. 

It’s important for users to keep safety measures in place to prevent sensitive data from being compromised. It’s easy to forget that your mobile device can be vulnerable, but any device used to connect to the internet is at risk.

Below are some tips to follow to help protect your mobile device:

Use the passcode lock on your smartphone...
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Tips for Creating a Budget

Posted On: June 5, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Budgeting, Money Management

During any economic times, it is more important than ever for families to develop a budget and stick to it. Rainy-day funds, savings for college, or just making your rent payment can all be made easier with a budget. Farmers Bank supports its customer’s efforts to budget and save by offering expert guidance.

A financial goal can be very motivating, whether you are saving for a family vacation, a down payment for a house or a new pair of shoes, if you stick to a plan, you’re...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Money

Posted On: June 5, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Money Management

How soon is too soon to talk to your kids or grandkids about money?

If they are old enough to ask for a toy or a bike, they are old enough to start learning financial lessons that will last a lifetime.

The best financial lessons are part of everyday experience. Look for opportunities to talk about money, read books aloud and play games that center around spending money wisely. Be open and honest when you discuss your financial experiences—good or bad

Here are...

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5 Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Your First Home

Posted On: June 5, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Budgeting, Home Ownership, Money Management

Owning a home is a great investment, but before jumping into the market it is extremely important for consumers to consider the costs involved and budget accordingly to ensure they’re able to meet all of their financial obligations.

Farmers Bank encourages consumers to consider these questions before beginning their housing quest:

How much money do you have saved up?‚Äč
Start with an evaluation of your financial health. Figure out how much money you have for a...
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