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March 27, 2017

“Where you choose to bank matters.” That’s the message that Waterford Bank, N.A. and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) are sending loud and clear throughout April, which is ICBA Community Banking Month. Consumers have the power to make change … Continued

February 16, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21 we will launch the redesign of our Personal Online Banking Interface. This secure banking tool helps you manage your finances anywhere, anytime. From the moment you log in you’ll discover a refreshingly simple way to manage … Continued

February 7, 2017

As more and more consumers are shopping with mobile apps, fraudsters are following the money. There are fake phone apps popping up that impersonate well-known retailers in order to steal your personal information. Their names are similar to well-known brands, … Continued

January 30, 2017

As the 2017 tax season gets underway, Waterford Bank, N.A. is urging all customers to take extra precaution when filing their return to help deter their exposure to tax fraud. Fraudsters are using very clever tactics to get a hold … Continued

December 19, 2016

You’re not the only one joyfully anticipating the holiday season. Cyber criminals are all aflutter, too, as they look forward to ripping off innocent shoppers. Here are some of the most common ways these thieves operate, because awareness can help … Continued

October 31, 2016

According to the Caregiver Action Network, more than 90 million Americans care for a loved one living with a disability, disease or experiencing reduced financial capability as a result of aging. Financial caregivers, such as those with a power of … Continued

October 24, 2016

Every year, millions of consumers become victims of identity theft.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 17.6 million U.S. residents experienced the misuse of their personal information in 2014, up from 16.6 million victims in 2012. In … Continued

October 3, 2016

Americans rely more than ever on their smart devices for banking, shopping or social networking, making the need to safeguard sensitive information and prevent unauthorized use by cyber criminals paramount. As of Sept. 20, there were a reported 687 data … Continued

September 19, 2016

September is National Preparedness Month, and Waterford Bank, N.A. and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) are offering tips to help prepare consumers and their financial documents before a natural disaster strikes. Protect Documents. Keep marriage licenses, birth certificates, … Continued

September 7, 2016

As college students head to campus for the fall semester, money management should be on their personal syllabus.  Waterford Bank, N.A. encourages college students to get an early start on securing their financial future. “It’s important for college students to … Continued