Bath State Bank News
It's that time of year to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. As we set to "fall behind" on our clocks, don't fall behind in keeping your family safe. Properly-working smoke detectors have saved lives. Please make sure that you install new batteries and that you "test" your detectors this week.
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!
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.”
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.