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Watch Out for Holiday Email Scams

Don't get taken this holiday season! Email scams happen year-round, but during the holidays, fraudsters really up the ante in their efforts to take advantage of you and steal your personal information. Between online shopping…
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Don’t Give Anyone Remote Access to Your Devices

Scammers are at it again. (Really, they’re always at it....) We’re seeing a huge increase in fraud relating to remote access to computers and other devices. If you receive an unexpected email, text, or phone…
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Card Manager

Take control of your credit and debit cards with Card Manager! Card Manager has fantastic features that will help you prevent fraud on your Linn Area cards... and give you peace of mind. With Card…
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MoneyMap Tutorial Videos

See how easy it is to use MoneyMap! Check out these great videos to help you get started with MoneyMap, our personal finance manager. Once you're familiar with MoneyMap (and start using it regularly!), we're…
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How to Keep from Overspending Online

Use these tips to manage your online shopping habit. With everything going on in the world, unsurprisingly, online shopping is on the rise. (It’s been steadily increasing anyway, but now it’s booming!) In the United…
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How to Deal with Stress

Use these tools to help cope with stress. Stress is a part of life. Some of the most stressful life events include moving, marriage, divorce, health crisis, retirement, and unemployment... but everyday life is stressful,…
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Mortgage Refinance Calculator

How long will it take to break even on a mortgage refinance? Use the mortgage refinance calculator to sort through a multitude of factors including your current interest rate, the new potential rate, closing costs…
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Home Rent vs. Buy Calculator

Should you rent or should you buy your home? It takes more than looking at your mortgage payment to answer this question. The Home Rent vs. Buy calculator helps you weed through the fees, taxes…
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Mortgage Qualifier Calculator

The first step in buying a house is determining your budget. The mortgage qualifier calculator steps you through the process of finding out how much you can borrow. You can calculate your mortgage qualification based…