October, 2015

Benefits of Online Banking | The First National Bank Blog

October 27th, 2015
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There are a number of reasons for doing your banking online. Whether you’re trying to carve out a little extra time for other activities or cut down on paper statements for a greener planet, online banking has a lot going for it. Convenience Online banking means no trips to the bank, no standing in line and no rushing to the bank before it closes. Your online bank is open 24/7 and is accessible virtually anywhere from any mobile device. Services at Your Fingertips Remember when you had to call your bank or visit an ATM to check your account balance? [ read more ]

How do I protect my mobile device from cyber-thieves?

October 20th, 2015
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As more and more people use mobile devices to do everything from banking to shopping, cyber-thieves become more of a problem. The First’s shared blog from USA Today highlights apps that protect smartphones, tablets and other devices from unwelcome visitors. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2014/10/24/essential-security-apps-for-phone-or-tablet/17536849/ [ read more ]

How Do I Keep My Online Bank Account Safe? | The First National Bank Blog

October 6th, 2015
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Online bank accounts offer tremendous advantages, from saving gas to saving time. Still without a few basic precautions, those advantages can come at a high cost. For the same reasons online bank accounts are ultra-accessible to consumers, they’re also accessible to individuals that can steal your money and your personal information. Here are four tips for protecting your online bank account: 1. Do your online banking from a secure device. Outfit your home computer with good anti-virus software and be sure to run updates and appropriate scans prior to logging into your online account. Never use a public wi-fi system [ read more ]