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You may have heard of a concept called “the cloud.” This means using a service provider on the internet to store and manage your data. Examples include creating documents on Google Docs, accessing...

Benefit of a Home Equity Line of Credit:

Flexibility 

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)?

A home equity line of credit, or HELOC, is based off the value of your...

Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches, have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes these devices so powerful...

When you think of a cyber criminal you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer, launching sophisticated attacks over the internet. While some of today’s cyber criminals do...

Identity theft happens when a criminal steals information about you and uses that information to commit fraud, such as requesting unemployment benefits, tax refunds, or a new loan or credit card...

There are many different definitions of “privacy.” We are going to focus on personal privacy, protecting the information about you that others collect. In today's digital world, you would be...

Kids' lives are online more than ever, from socializing with friends and interacting with family to online learning and education. As parents we want to make sure they do so in a safe and secure...

With so many of us now working from home, you are most likely finding yourself remotely connecting with your co-workers using virtual conferencing solutions like Zoom, Slack, or Microsoft Teams....

Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that is designed to hold your files or computer hostage, demanding payment for you to regain access. Ransomware has become very common because...

In the past, building a home network was nothing more than installing a wireless router and several computers. Today, as so many of us are working, connecting, or learning from home, we have to...

You may not realize it but cyber attackers are constantly looking for and finding new vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the software people use every day. This software may run your laptop, could...

Most of us are so looking forward to spring! The landscape starts to take shape, flowers start to bloom, and, for many, there’s a desire to spring clean. While it might be easy to see the need to...

"Social Security scams are the most commonly reported type of fraud and scam...these scams...

Most people would never consider walking into a crowded room and loudly broadcasting to total strangers all the details of their private life—from their health issues to their family and friends’...

Have you ever thought about the uncomfortable question, What happens to our digital presence when we die or become incapacitated? Many of us have or know we should have a will and checklists of...

At Cornerstone Bank we want to be who you turn to when making important decisions about your money. We believe that knowledge is power, especially when it comes to...

It's never too early to start teaching children about financial responsibility! ...

Cyber criminals continue to come up with new and creative ways to fool people. A new type of scam is gaining popularity—personalized scams. Cyber criminals find or purchase information about...

You most likely have heard how important it is to protect your privacy and the information you share online. To demonstrate this, we are going to try something new; we are going to show you how to...

Elder abuse may take many forms. North Dakota defines elder abuse as any willful act or omission of a caregiver or any other person which results in physical injury, mental anguish, unreasonable...

“The grandparent scam” has affected many people, but that's not the only scam targeting senior citizens. Anyone can be the target of these scams, not just senior citizens.

Identity Theft is a fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information (any name or number that may be used alone or in conjunction with any other information, to identify a specific...