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July Tips

Tech Support Scam Uses Illicit Material Warning A new email scam is making the rounds, warning recipients that someone using their Internet address has been caught viewing child pornography. The message claims to have been sent from Microsoft Support, and says the recipient’s Windows license will be suspended unless they call an “MS Support” number to reinstate the […]

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June Tips

National Splurge Day The year is full of shopping days — from Cyber Monday to Black Friday, and there’s also a day to celebrate just about anything you can think of. March 9? Meatball Day. August 16? Rollercoaster Day. We have days to shop for other people and to celebrate different things. What about a […]

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May Tips

A Message From the CEO This is the most important thing I can convey to you, my co-workers and customers. On April 23, 2020, I had the opportunity to share with our board of directors the ENORMOUS pride and appreciation that I feel when discussing the resiliency, dedication, thoughtfulness, compassion, and selflessness of my coworkers […]

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April Tips

5 Ways to Boost Your Financial Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic Financial decisions can be tough enough under normal circumstances. They have become especially challenging during these uncertain times. If you’re feeling stressed and concerned about your finances, you’re not alone. Here are five things you can do (or not do) with your money to […]

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March Tips

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, revealed the results of its Q4 2019 top-clicked phishing report. The results found that simulated phishing tests with an urgent message to check a password immediately were most effective, with 39% of users falling for it. Social media messages are another […]

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February Tips

Five Tips to Help Keep You Calm this Tax Season Does even the mention of “tax season” increase your stress levels? Do you work hard to get everything right, but end up with a bad headache and little to no refund? You’re not alone. It takes a lot of effort to keep up with the […]

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January Tips

Give Your Money a Great Start in 2020 Now that the holiday season is behind you, it’s time to look forward. The new year is a perfect opportunity to evaluate your current financial situation, set goals, and put a plan into action. Below are some tips to help you save money for retirement, an emergency […]

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November Tips

Watch Out for Equifax Phishing Scam If your Equifax data was breached back in 2017, you might have learned that you have an opportunity to receive a small settlement from the company. Internet bad guys are trying to take advantage of the situation by sending fake emails that look like they’re from Equifax, and link […]

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October Tips

Ways to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Generously giving gifts to those most important to you is heartwarming, and that good feeling sometimes makes us lose perspective on how much we can afford to spend. Fifteen percent of Americans are still paying the […]

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September Tips

Low-Tech ID Theft (Dumpster Diving) Yes, dumpster diving is still alive and well and used to gain institution and customer information. It sounds old school but is very effective. The reality is that all of the high-tech controls we put into place cannot stop someone from tossing information into the wastebasket instead of the shred […]

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August Tips

At First Nebraska Bank, we believe financial literacy starts with children. That’s why we’ve partnered with EVERFI, Inc., to introduce financial literacy programs to schools in rural Nebraska. This financial education program reaches learners where they are with the information they need. The high school years are when learners begin to make routine financial decisions […]

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July Tips

Budgeting: The Most Effective Way to Control Your Finances Budgeting is vital to managing your finances. If you correctly set up a budget and stick to it, you WILL have more money at the end of the month. There are no downsides to using a budget. So why is it that more than half the […]

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August Tips

Your Bank, Your Way If you’re like most people, you want better choices when it comes to banking. You want more convenience. In short, you want to do your banking on your terms. That’s where the industry is heading, and it’s what First Nebraska Bank’s “Your Bank, Your Way” campaign is all about. Because we […]

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July Tips

Have You Saved Enough Should the Unexpected Happen? While more Americans than ever say they do, most still say they don’t have the recommended six months of expenses saved, should they lose a job or experience an unexpected illness. Although it’s true that saving requires discipline, it’s not as difficult as you may think — […]

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