Remember, after December 31, 2011, U.S. Savings Bonds Series EE and Series I will only be available for purchase online through the U.S. Department of the Treasury website at www.treasurydirect.gov. They will no longer be available for purchase through financial institutions, including Community Bank of Tri-County. Continue reading
According to a survey conducted by Javelin Strategy and the Better Business Bureau, theft of paper mail is among the three most common ways identity thieves gain access to private information.
Just by opening your mailbox, or looking in your recycling bin, thieves can easily pilfer checks, bank statements, and other documents containing your personal financial information. Continue reading