At Merchants Bank, we want to provide you with resources to help make you smarter about managing your money. In this section you can try our financial calculators to help you make informed decisions, or learn more about how to avoid overdraft fees.
We also provide links to other helpful sites, including:
- FDIC Insurance - Some resources about FDIC Insurance
- Treasury Direct - A site with a wealth of information about Savings Bonds
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a department of Homeland Security, offers a current list of cyber-security alerts at http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/.
The Federal Trade Commission published information about current scams. For example, read “FTC Halts Massive Tech Support Scams”, 03 Dec 2012 at http://ftc.gov/opa/2012/10/pecon.shtm.
The Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force maintains a wide list of resources and information dedicated to helping find and report suspected cases of financial fraud. Learn tips for protecting yourself from fraud at http://www.stopfraud.gov/.
FDIC Consumer News provides practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Receive email updates on these issues by subscribing to Consumer Alerts at http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/alerts/index.html.
Access your account, transfer money, check balances, pay bills and more from your smartphone or tablet. Free with Freedom Checking, Simply Checking, and Growth Checking.
Protect your reputation and reduce expenses. Choose from three levels of personal overdraft protection to help avoid the embarrassment of a declined transaction.
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