Check Washing & Check Theft Scams

Check Washing & Check Theft Scams The United States Postal Inspection Service recovers more than $1 BILLION in fraudulent checks & money orders each year. If you mailed a check that was paid, but the recipient never received it, criminals may have stolen it. Fraudsters are targeting paper checks sent through the mail. Once they have a check that…

Relationships still greater than technology!

Written by Max Anderson, Commercial Lender We live in a fast-paced, ever-evolving world of information; perhaps, too much information. Knowing what banking services you need compared to those you don’t, is a challenge. Thankfully, many business owners have already blazed a trail through the thicket of banking products and services using the assistance of institutions like Honor Bank, and…

Get started with Treasury Management

ACH Origination: Fraud Prevention Meets Business Efficiency! Looking to get started with ACH (Automated Clearing House) Origination with Honor Bank? Great! We’re here for your success. ACH origination allows your business to create electronic payments and deposits. ACH Payments Businesses save the time and the expense of writing, processing, mailing, and reconciling checks. Electronic ACH payment capability is ideal…

Helpful alerts

Check out this helpful video featuring our Digital Banking Associate, Brooke Brinkman, which shares some of the most helpful key alerts to set up in your Online Banking. We’re here for your success! For help setting up your alerts, contact our wonderful local Help Center or your nearest branch.

Direct Connect is here!

QuickBooks® Direct Connect: The Bridge between Online Banking and Accounting Keeping an accurate tab on your accounts is already a challenge, let alone all of your statements, transactions, balances, and expenses. Unless, of course, you have QuickBooks Direct Connect with your Honor Bank account. QuickBooks Direct Connect can help you manage your finances more effectively by directly connecting your Honor Bank…

Knowing the value of a quality team

Max Anderson, AVP Commercial Lender Have you ever heard that it takes money to make money? I certainly have. Although frustrating, especially for someone thinking about starting or expanding a business, it is only partly true. It’s common to borrow money when starting or expanding a business. Having the cash for a down payment is important, but what matters…

What to Do If You Need Help

What to Do if You Need Help Getting in over your head is stressful. If you run into financial trouble, the first step is to address it immediately. Ignoring the problem will only make the situation worse. Getting organized and creating a budget is an excellent start. However, if a more immediate solution is called for you should: Contact…

Tips To Be More Digitally Secure

Tips to be more Digitally Secure Beware of Phishing Only open email attachments that you are expecting. Even email attachments from known contacts are sometimes infected, so be wary. Before clicking a web link in an email, hover your mouse over the link and look closely at the domain name to determine if it is the correct site, not…

Teaching Teens Abcs Using Credit Wisely

Teaching Teens the ABCs of Using Credit Wisely  Teens notice each time you pull out the plastic — but do they understand how it works? Probably not. You might be using a debit or credit card — very different ways to pay for things, but to kids, they look the same. Any time you make a purchase, regardless of…

Take Action If You Are a Victim

Take Action If You Are a Victim 1. Call your local police department.  Financial fraud is a crime.   2. Contact the fraud units of all three credit bureaus. Ask them to “flag” your account, which tells creditors that you are a victim of identity fraud. Also, add a victim’s statement to each of your credit bureau reports that…