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12 Tips to Protect Your Mobile Device From Hackers

Accessing technology is easier than it’s ever been. With more and more Americans being connected to their phones, it’s important to remember cyber threats can occur not only on a laptop or computer, but also on your mobile device. There are many steps you can take to help protect your mobile device against cyber threats,…

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Take Control of Your Debit Card This Holiday Season

With the Holidays right around the corner, many of us are busy buying last minute gifts or getting ready to travel which means your debit card may be getting more use than normal. Conveniently manage your Alerus debit card with the easy to use CardValet® app. It provides extra security, protection and control over your…

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The Power of Budgeting at Any Life Stage

Budgets get a bad rap. In reality, they give people power over their finances, and when managed well, can put a person in a position to decide if they want to seize an opportunity or not – while those who have not managed their money purposefully often have no such option. Instead of thinking of…

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Protecting Your Business Against Fraud

Fraud against businesses can take many shapes and sizes – from forged checks to electronic breaches. While no business is fraud-proof, there are ways to reduce risk and deter would-be fraudsters. Since every business is different, your exposure – and the steps you take – will be unique. Consult with your business community, security experts…

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