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How to use Venmo and Zelle safely for transactions

Smartphone sales might have plateaued in recent years, but it is a fairly safe bet that anyone who uses the ubiquitous computer in their pocket to run their lives has completed a financial transaction. It doesn’t matter whether you are using an iOS or Android device, it has become incredibly simple to both pay for […]

Keep a close eye on your bank statements

Especially with the rise of online banking, mobile payments and online buying, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your financial accounts and check them routinely for possible fraud. Check your bank and credit card statements carefully to make sure there’s nothing improper happening.

Disable in-app purchases

In the permissions settings for most apps — where applicable — you have the option to turn off in-app purchases. This is highly recommended, as it means the app cannot access your banking details and it will protect you from accidental purchases that can’t always be undone should you inadvertently select an item that automatically […]

Check your banking account statements regularly

Review your banking, credit card, or payment service statements regularly to ensure there are no unauthorized charges or withdrawals. Be sure to shred bank and credit card statements before throwing them in the trash. Recent events have seen a increase in the use of online shopping, mobile payments and online banking, it’s more important than […]

Keep an eye on your bank statements

Recent events have seen a big rise in the use of online shopping, mobile payments and online banking, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your financial accounts for possible fraud. Check your bank and credit card statements regularly to make sure there’s nothing wrong.

Avoid online shopping through public networks

Avoid online shopping, banking, and sensitive work that requires passwords or credit card information while using public Wi-Fi. And only use sites that begin with “https://” when online shopping or banking.