Card cracking is a form of fraud where consumers respond to an online solicitation for “easy money” and then provide a debit card for withdrawal of fake check deposits. Typically you’ll receive a social media message asking if you want to make “quick cash.” When you receive messages like this, it’s important to keep in […]
In 2016, $220 million was lost as a result of online dating scams, and reports of the scams to the FBI have tripled over a 5-year span. Scammers know that millions of people use online dating sites now, so they create fake profiles to hide behind. It’s important for everyone to be aware of online […]
Overdrafts happen when you write a check, withdraw money, make a purchase with your debit card, or make an automatic bill payment for more than what’s in your checking account and the bank honors the transaction. Avoiding overdrafts might be the lowest-cost way to preserve your money. But at Tennessee State Bank, we offer an […]
Much like exercising or eating healthy, saving money is much easier to do when it becomes part of your routine. To help you get in the right mindset for pursuing your financial goals, Tennessee State Bank is sharing six great habits for saving money.
When you use an ATM, it’s important to do it safely. Though it’s rare, ATM crime can happen. To help prevent you from being the victim of any ATM crime, we’ve put together 6 ATM safety tips for you to keep in mind.
Giving to charity is one of the best things that you can do with your money! As with any financial decision, making a sizeable or recurring contribution to a charitable organization is something that should be carefully considered. Read on to learn five helpful tips for smart charitable giving.
Online shopping is both easy and convenient — in just a few clicks you can order a product and have it delivered right to your front door. As online shopping becomes popular, it’s important to know how to keep yourself and your money safe. Read on to learn 6 safety tips for online shopping you […]
College can be known to take a toll on students financially. But going to college doesn’t have to lead to an empty bank account! There are steps you can take to help you save while you’re there. Read on to find out how you can save money in college.
The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most expensive. When it comes to shopping for all of your friends, family members, and co-workers, expenses can add up. Fortunately, there are a number of simple steps you can take to avoid spending an arm and a […]
Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States. Fortunately, there are a number of practical measures that you can take to protect your financial information. Read on to learn 8 strategies for safeguarding your information and money.