Category: ATMs

Safety Tips When Using an ATM

Safety Tips When Using an ATM

ATMs (Automated Teller Machines) are so convenient for accessing funds, making deposits, or even checking account balances if needed.  For readers who utilize ATMs, we can become so accustomed to using them our comfort level can lead to careless interface with them.  As such, the money smart consumer needs to periodically review the safety tips […]

June 29, 2015 | By More
An Update on ATM Debit Card Theft

An Update on ATM Debit Card Theft

While watching ABC-7 Eyewitness News this morning, I heard the update about how the fraudsters are going after ATMs and debit cards in full force.  To be specific, according to an article at Consumer Affairs, ATMs have been targeted at “independently owned “cash kiosks” common in shopping malls, restaurants, other businesses,” and banks. What is […]

May 20, 2015 | By More
The High Cost of Out-of-Network ATMs

The High Cost of Out-of-Network ATMs

Doesn’t it seem that costs always seem to be rising? As it relates to the banking industry, a BankRate.com survey highlighted the rising cost of out-of-network ATM fees.  We wanted to share several articles that discuss this issue, one from the Chicago Tribune, the other from Crain’s Chicago Business.  Below are several facts that are notable […]

October 1, 2014 | By More