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How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

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With the holiday shopping season heading into its final frenzied stretch, scammers are out in full force to take advantage of busy shoppers.

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5 Steps to Take After a Data Breach

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You may be hearing about data breaches now more than ever. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Ideal Credit Union has resources to help protect yourself from fraud. If your personal information has been compromised by a data breach, take these five steps to mitigate the damage. 

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Beware of COVID-19 Texting Scams

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The coronavirus pandemic has been raging on American shores for several months, but scammers are still finding new ways to exploit the panic, fear and uncertainty surrounding the virus to con people out of their money. The latest in a string of coronavirus scams involves a simple text message with criminal intent. Here’s all you need to know about the coronavirus text scam.

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How to Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report

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As a financially responsible individual, you should be checking your credit on a regular basis.  If all goes well, your credit card statements and report hold no surprises. Sometimes, though, you may find a mistake. When this happens, you’ll need to officially dispute the error to fix your score.
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