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What’s Your Scam Score?

 #BANKSNEVERASKTHAT What’s Your Scam Score? Take five minutes to become a scamspotter pro by taking the #BanksNeverAskThat quiz at BanksNeverAskThat.com. Share your score on Twitter to encourage your friends and family to test their scam savviness, too. The more scamspotters out there, the harder it is for phishing criminals to catch their next victim!  …

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Education

Introducing: Banks Never Ask That

Introducing #BANKSNEVERASKTHAT Citizens Trust Bank joined with the American Bankers Association and banks across the country in a nationwide effort to fight phishing—one scam at a time. We want every bank customer to become a pro at spotting a phishing scam—and stop bank impostors in their tracks. It starts with these four words: Banks Never…

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Education

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam? Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s 2019 report on fraud estimates that American…

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Lending

Credit Score – Mortgage

Contact Citizens Trust Bank Residential Mortgage Team to learn more and start the process on the road to homeownership! If you’re looking into buying a house but your credit is poor. The first thing you need to do is check your credit score. So what credit score is needed to buy a house? The answer…

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Education

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Personal Financial Tips to Consider to Give You the Confidence Needed to Win the Battle on the Road to Financial Independence: Create a Financial Calendar Check Your Interest Rate Excessive Credit Card Debt can cause a BIG set-back. Consider Citizens Trust Bank VISA Credit Cards – Transfer Now and Save Track Your Net Worth Set…

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Support

Three Ways to Weather a Financial Storm – A.White

rom the Desk for Adrienne White – Citizens Trust Bank Strategy and Business Development OfficerFlashback with me to 2009: I’m typing this from room 3129 at Emory Hospital. My mother is hanging out beside me on a couch, and we’re watching the local news report on #ATLTraffic. It’s 8:09 am and I’m dreading the next blood…

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Business

Making an Impact – Jius Enterprises

Being in Business means being a Difference Maker – it is an innate characteristic that most business owners possess. Daryll and Trena Tyson, owners of Jius Enterprises, LLC are no different. JIUS Enterprises, LLC. created in 2008 is a residential investment real estate company focused on providing housing for low-income Atlanta-area residents. Shortly after leaving…

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