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Everything You Need to Know About IRAs

Everything You Need to Know About IRAs

Playing with your grandkids, sipping mai tai’s from the beach, volunteering for your favorite cause; retirement looks a little different to everyone. No matter what your retirement goals are, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) can be a great investment option, especially if you don’t receive a 401(k) plan through your employer. Plus, obtaining an IRA is easy! If you’ve earned taxable income this year, you’re eligible!

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Fall Newsletter 2022

Fall Newsletter 2022

In our Fall Newsletter Mike shares his knowledge on inflation patterns in the economy. 

Need to transfer to and from other banks? We have a simple solution. 

Looking at the fiscal year, have you thought about an HSA for you or for your employees? 

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Can you spot a phishing scam?

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.

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Spell-Jacking

Spell-Jacking

Spell check is a feature used by countless people in their everyday typed communication.  It’s accuracy ensures the number of typos in your documents decrease; this allows people to type with ease.  Most people install spell check extensions to make sending emails and writing papers faster.  However a new study shows that spell check extensions on your browsers are collecting your personal information, such as username, email, date of birth, Social Security number, and passwords essentially Spell-Jacking your information.

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THREE GIFT CARD SCAMS TO AVOID

THREE GIFT CARD SCAMS TO AVOID

Gift card fraud affects digital and physical gift cards alike. While fraudsters may approach gift card fraud with a variety of scams, the goal is to steal the funds from the cards while remaining undetected. Most likely, you’ve probably bought and/or received at least one gift card this year. Whether it was for a birthday, holiday, special event or “just because,” gift cards are the most wanted – and the most popular gift in the U.S. for nearly any occasion. Retailers and consumers have felt an increase in gift card scams, with victims reporting over $148 million stolen in the first nine months of 2021, more than all of 2020. Gift card fraud is on the rise, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns it’s a popular method for scammers to steal money. Let’s look at some ways that fraudsters use scams to commit theft.

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WHAT ARE SCAMS?

WHAT ARE SCAMS?

Scams are everywhere as criminals try to cash in by stealing money or valuable personal information from victims. And given our modern reliance on technologies like smartphones and the internet, if you haven’t been a victim of a scam, you’ve likely been targeted by one.

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DISRUPTING THE FLOW OF TODAY’S INTERCONNECTED CYBERTHREATS

DISRUPTING THE FLOW OF TODAY’S INTERCONNECTED CYBERTHREATS

Recognizing the tactics used by attackers and understanding how they work together can help us avoid them. Cybercriminals use several tactics to access your personal and business data. Increasingly, they’re layering these tactics so one attack strengthens the next.

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Summer Newsletter 2022

Summer Newsletter 2022

In our Message from Mike, Mike dives into economic happenings as well as his predictions for what things will look like in the near future.

Hear about our May Shred Day and the organization we were able to support. 

Learn how you can utilize your mobile app to it's fullest.

Have you heart about P2P Payments? Learn what they are and how to use them safely. 

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How to Send Money with Zelle® Safely

How to Send Money with Zelle® Safely

Located conveniently in your NebraskaLand Bank app, Zelle® enables you to send and receive money with friends and family, wherever they bank in the U.S. Follow these easy tips to use Zelle® safely:

1. Only send money to those you know and trust

2. Beware of payment scams

3. Treat Zelle® like cash

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OPENING A NEW BANK ACCOUNT

OPENING A NEW BANK ACCOUNT

Opening a new bank account is not something you do every day. So, who do you talk to? What do you bring? What questions do you ask? Banking shouldn't be a scary process. At Commerce Bank of Wyoming, we want to provide you with the answers you are looking for so the next time you think about opening a new bank account; you’ll walk in like a pro.

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