Financial Education

Tips to Protect Your Identity

September 19, 2013 | Return to the CNB Homepage

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and according to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft has topped its list of consumer complaints every year for the last 12 years.  Identity theft occurs when a criminal obtains and misuses someone’s personal information without permission, typically for financial gain.» Read more

Tips for Will & Estate Plans

August 19, 2013 | Return to the CNB Homepage

This information comes from CNB Trust & Investment Services It’s important to review your will and estate plan annually.  At a minimum, a thorough reading of your documents should be done every 5 years.  This will uncover updates that need to be made based on changes in» Read more

Elder Abuse Awareness

June 27, 2013 | Return to the CNB Homepage

Across the United States, hundreds of thousands of older adults become victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. The issues are not just physical or verbal abuse or neglect. In the U.S., older adults lose an estimated $2.6 million each year through financial exploitation and abuse. Those funds could have been» Read more

FDIC Coverage

February 13, 2013 | Return to the CNB Homepage

FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency of the United States government that protects the funds depositors place in banks and savings associations. FDIC insurance is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. It is funded entirely by» Read more

Medical Identity Theft

January 30, 2013 | Return to the CNB Homepage

By now, you are most likely aware of the term “ID Theft”, or “Identification Theft” that refers to fraudsters obtaining your personal and financial information for illegal purposes – mainly to steal your money.  Are you aware of Medical Identity Theft?  Medical ID Theft» Read more

What Your Credit Score is Made of

May 18, 2012 | Return to the CNB Homepage

Your credit score is a three-digit number that is used to predict how you will pay your bills. The score ranges from 300-850 and is calculated using your credit history information from your credit report. When you make an application for credit, the creditor or lender uses your credit score» Read more

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