Bath State Bank News
According to a poll from the National Retail Federation, Americans are planning on spending an estimated $8.4 billion on Halloween candy this year. That breaks down to an average $82.93 per shopper. That’s a spooky number just for candy!
Before you can make the transition from renting your home to owning your home, you will need to have a substantial down payment, typically 5 to 20 percent of the home’s value. Bath State Bank suggests the following tips to help save for it:
In our continuing efforts to keep your accounts secure, we’ve improved our alert system for potential debit card fraud. Here’s how it works:
1. When potential fraud is detected, you will receive an automatic email notification from Bath State Bank, with the option to reply with “fraud” or “no fraud.”
Malicious software — or “malware” for short — is a broad class of software built with malicious intent. “You may have heard of malware being referred to as a ‘computer bug’ or ‘virus’ because most malware is designed to spread like a contagious illness, infecting other computers it comes into contact with,” said Michael Benardo, manager of the FDIC’s Cyber Fraud and Financial Crimes Section.
REVISED JULY 11 -- ATTENTION: The banking nation, in general, is seeing an increase in debit card fraud. Bath State Bank is no exception. As a result, to keep your account safe from high-fraud states, we have turned off the ability to perform a debit card transaction using it like a “credit card” in the states of Georgia, Texas and New York.