Category Archives: Security

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Protect Yourself from Debit Card Fraud

January 19, 2023

How it happens and how to protect yourself! Fraud continues to be a prevalent issue worldwide. Fraudsters have stolen data from millions of debit card holders through merchants big and small. Debit cards are among the most popular payment methods for both physical and digital transactions. Furthermore, as the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a

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Clickbait. What is it and am I at risk?

December 15, 2022

If you read the headline “eat this superfood and drop 25lbs in one month!” would you click on it? Don’t feel bad, we’ve all fallen for clickbait before. Intrigued by the headline, you would most likely click on the link and read the article only to discover it’s a load of you-know-what. These catchy headlines are

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Fraud on the Rise… Know How to Protect Yourself

July 30, 2021

Scammers continue to try to deceive us with their malicious emails, texts and calls and it’s important to learn how to better protect yourself & others from harm. Although these messages may seem legit, there is potential it could be a scammer with malicious activity underway. There are four main kinds of fraud, those being;

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Wash Your Hands, and Watch Out for Scams

September 17, 2020

From checking your Facebook and Twitter accounts to watching the TV news (yes, some people still do that), everywhere you turn right now you’re likely to hear or see something about COVID-19 and the best ways to stay healthy. The key is to determine who and what to listen to. The same is true when

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COVID-19 Update from Mark Hietpas

August 6, 2020

To Our Valuable Members: I want to start by again thanking YOU for your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate through these challenging times. When we opened our lobbies in June, we put into place safety precautions that would protect our staff and members. Unfortunately, in late July, we had a staff member

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It’s Phishing Season

April 22, 2020

Fishing season in Wisconsin usually opens the first weekend in May. Whether using live bait or favorite fishing lures, opening day is a sure sign of Spring and is highly anticipated by fishing enthusiasts. Phishing (pronounced the same as fishing) season lasts all year long, especially with the current coronavirus precautions in place. Phishing is

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What to Know About Coronavirus Relief Payments

April 13, 2020

If you’re anticipating an economic impact payment as part of the federal government’s Coronavirus response, here are a few things you should know: Funds will be sent to you based on information in your 2018 and/or 2019 tax filing. If you provided your account information in your tax filing, you don’t need to do anything

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Your Finances in the New Normal

March 30, 2020

Life is certainly different now than it was this time last year, pre-COVID-19. While we’re all hoping to get back to business-as-usual sooner than later, right now, we’ve entered a new normal, including in our financial lives. Amid all the unknowns, here are a few things you can count on as a Unison Credit Union

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How to Avoid Being Scammed: Protect your information!

March 6, 2020

Fraud Alert Recently, there has been an increase in text and telephone scams, and caller ID spoofing taking place in Wisconsin and across the country. These calls often appear to come from a local financial institution stating they are from the Fraud Department, and will often try and get credit card numbers, PINs, online banking