Financial How Tos
What is FDIC Insurance?
When it comes to choosing a bank to entrust with your hard-earned money, the financial landscape can seem overwhelming. With numerous options available, it’s essential to understand the importance of protecting your dollars through safeguards like FDIC insurance and by trusting a community bank with a high level of stability and soundness. Here’s what you need to know about FDIC insurance and how it’s part of a bigger picture of responsible management and attentive service.
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Ways to Avoid Scams
At Home Federal Bank, we uphold the highest cybersecurity standards to keep your information safe. Learn more about taking the necessary steps to keep yourself safe online.
Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?
Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online and mobile banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $5.8 billion to phishing scams and other fraud in 2021—an increase of more than 70 percent over 2020.
Financial Literacy for Teens: How to Create Responsible Financial Behaviors
When it comes to teaching adolescents and teens the keys to financial literacy, there’s always room to improve. And while strides have been made by some schools in the United States to require a more defined financial literacy curriculum, the need persists for a more solid program for teaching the elements young people will need to stay on solid financial footing throughout life.
Simple Ways To Add Value To Your Home
It’s a seller’s housing market, but that doesn’t mean you have to be complacent about your home’s value. Here are several projects that can add value to your home, so that when you do decide to sell, you’ll get the best offers possible.