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Important and timely information to help you make smart financial decisions.

Help us end hunger in NM

Sandia Area is proud of our long-time partnership with the Storehouse of New Mexico to help provide food to the working poor. Help our efforts this year. Drop off non-perishable food or cash donations at any Sandia Area location.

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USPS warns against change of address scam

Identity thieves will go to great lengths to steal your identity. But, sometimes, scammers can find an easy way to do it. Here's how you can protect yourself against a change of address scam.


The 12 scams of Christmas

The start of the holiday season also brings the holiday fraud season. Here are some common scams and how to avoid them.

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How can I remember my passwords?

With requirements for passwords getting more and more extensive, remembering them can be tricky. Here are a few tips that can help.

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If you have a new mortgage, you might be a target for a mortgage protection insurance scam.

If you have recently purchased or refinanced your home, expect to get multiple offers from companies selling mortgage protection insurance. Many of these offers are scams.


Equifax data breach information

Equifax, one of the nation's three major credit reporting agencies, announced in 2017 a data breach that could potentially impact approximately 143 million people.

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