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Cyber Security Alert: Meltdown and Spectre Bugs

January 10, 2018 by Mike Brooks

Meltdown and Spectre are two major flaws in computer processors that leak sensitive data and passwords. These bugs could be exploited by cyber criminals to steal your sensitive data.

These flaws have existed in modern processors for 20 years, but it was recently discovered that virtually all computers and mobile devices are affected by the bugs.

Topics: Trending

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Finances

January 02, 2018 by Mike Brooks

With the change in the calendar comes a determination to make positive changes in your life and finances. This year, make New Year’s resolutions that are simple, yet sustainable and they will make a big impact on your finances in 2018, and for years to come.


Topics: Personal Banking

3 Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season

December 20, 2017 by Mike Brooks

‘Tis the season to be merry, right? Of course, that can be difficult to do when you’re straining your finances to accommodate this time of year. Between holiday travel and finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list, many people struggle to make ends meet during the holidays. Fortunately, there are a few ways to cut costs and have some...

Topics: Personal Banking

Enhance Your Holiday Shopping with These Online Security Tips

December 15, 2017 by Mike Brooks

Online shopping can be a lifesaver, especially during the holiday season. No more waiting in line for the latest toy, no more scouring aisles for the perfect gift – with online shopping, you can browse a store’s entire inventory with little more than a search bar, a comfy couch, and a steaming cup of coffee in your lap. Unfortunately, online...

Topics: Online Banking

Teach Your Kids About the Value of Money this Holiday Season

December 06, 2017 by Mike Brooks

The holidays are filled with food, family, and gift-giving. When adults ask children what Santa is bringing them, it’s normal for children to spend much of the time thinking about gifts. They realize it’s fun both to give and to receive, but they may not realize how quickly the season’s expenses add up. This year, why not use the holidays to...

Topics: Trending, Personal Banking

Four Financial Risks During the Holidays and How You Can Avoid Them

November 21, 2017 by Mike Brooks

The holiday season brings with it many familiar things, such as cold weather, festive decorations, and shopping. Lots of shopping means exposure to more risks, including identity theft and credit card fraud. Black Friday marks the official start to the holiday shopping season. Read on for some of the risks you may face this holiday season and...

Topics: Fraud Alerts/Scams

Secure Banking for Seniors

November 14, 2017 by Mike Brooks

Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. And with the share of the U.S. population 65 years and over projected to reach 20 percent by 2025, the opportunities to take advantage of these at-risk bank customers become more...

Topics: Fraud Alerts/Scams

How to Avoid Debit Card Fraud

October 27, 2017 by Mike Brooks

If you have a bank account, you probably carry a debit card. Since you can use it just like a credit card, debit cards also come with risk. However, when someone steals your credit card, the company that issues the card will usually cover what you lose. If you don’t notice debit card fraud right away, thieves could drain your bank account. CBC...

Topics: Fraud Alerts/Scams

Title: Scam Alert – Phone Phishing Scam Targets Seniors

October 17, 2017 by Mike Brooks

Phone Phishing Scam Targets Seniors

Topics: Fraud Alerts/Scams

USDA Lending Department at CBC National Bank Offers More Opportunities for Business and Industry Loans

October 13, 2017 by Mike Brooks

CBC National Bank announces the addition of its in-house USDA Business and Industry (B&I) Lending Department. This specialized department was created to better serve small business owners in acquiring funding, whether it be for a start-up business, to refinance current debt into better rates and terms, to purchase new equipment or to...

Topics: Company News, USDA