The Pennsylvania Depart of Banking is offering a consumer protection service through the month of March. These programs could be very beneficial for PBA member businesses.

To join the sessions, register at the Department of Banking’s Eventbrite page.

Remaining March Sessions

Cybersecurity

As many of us continue to work from home, use the internet to connect with friends and family, or shop online, it is more important than ever to use the internet safely. This session will cover strong passwords, keeping our systems up to date, and shopping online in the safest possible ways.

Reducing Your Risk of Bank Scams and Freezing Your Credit Reports – Guest presenter Gary Iorfido

This presentation will discuss steps consumers can take to protect their financial accounts and credit cards from unauthorized transactions. We will also discuss using credit reports to identify potential identity theft and how freezing reports can reduce your risk of having your identity stolen.

Reverse Mortgages

This presentation helps viewers understand this complicated mortgage product. We will clear up misconceptions about home ownership, the requirements for maintaining the property over the long term, and finally what happens when the homeowners permanently vacate the property.