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Amazon Prime Day Safe Shopping Tips

Amazon Prime Day Safe Shopping Tips

Posted On: June 21, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Tips & Tricks

With so many people shopping during Amazon's Prime Day, hackers and scammers will see this two-day shopping event as a major opportunity to do damage. Between fake checkout pages, phishing sites and scam emails, there are plenty of ways a cyber-criminal can ruin your Prime Day fun.


Malicious Sites & Domain Registrations 

A website called Check Point says in the past 30 days there were over 2,300 newly registered domains containing the words “Amazon”...

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Tags: Phishing, Prime Day, Security, Tips & Tricks

Visa 2020 Olympics

Visa 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Sweepstakes

Posted On: June 15, 2021 by First Option Bank in: News

You could score $10,000 and a chance to virtually meet Olympic Games hopeful Noah Lyles, courtesy of Visa! When you pay with your First Option Bank Visa card, or any other Visa, from 6/15/21-8/15/21, you’ll be entered for a chance to win. Get a bonus entry when you tap to pay with a Visa contactless card or device.
Prize Packages: Gold: $10,000 + Team Visa Gift Box + Virtual Meet & Greet Silver: $5,000 + Team Visa Gift Box Bronze: $1,000 + Team Visa Gift...
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Tags: Visa, Visa Olympic Games Sweepstakes

June 2021 Economic Update

June 2021 Economic Update

Posted On: June 4, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Financial Wellness, General, Investment Services, News, Tips & Tricks

In this month’s recap: Stocks traded in a narrow range as technology and other high-valuation companies were under selling pressure.

Monthly Economic Update

Presented by First Option Financial Services, June 2021

U.S. Markets

Stocks traded in a narrow range in May, with technology and other high-valuation companies under selling pressure.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.93 percent...

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Tags: Economic Update, First Option Financial Services

On-Site Vaccination Clinic Toolkit

On-Site Vaccination Clinic Toolkit

Posted On: June 3, 2021 by First Option Bank in: News

Today the SBA released the On-Site Vaccination Clinic Toolkit. The information can be found below or by clicking her for a PDF copy.

This information is to help small businesses partner directly with local vaccine providers to continue to make vaccinations more convenient and accessible in their communities.  

Businesses that participate in this all-hands on deck effort by allowing their employees time to get vaccinated will be eligible for a tax credit.


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Tags: COVID-19, Vaccination Clinic Toolkit


How Can I Prepare for Homeownership?

Posted On: June 2, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Financial Wellness, Loans

Deciding to buy a home is a huge milestone itself, but the actual mortgage application process that follows can be overwhelming. Since buying a home can be one of the most expensive decisions you’ll ever make, it’s important to prepare yourself before you dive into the process. Everyone’s journey to homeownership is different, but they are some common things that every homebuyer should prepare for before they jump in. Here are some areas to start:

The many steps...
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Tags: Financial Education, Financial Wellness, Homeownership

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