ATTENTION: Individual Sutton Bank customers are being notified as we are made aware of specific Sutton Bank debit or credit cards that may be involved in the Target data breach. Please CLICK HERE to leave Sutton Bank's web site and be taken to the Target web site page with detailed information on the data breach and what Target is doing to mitigate damages to its customers. As mentioned on the Target web site, be particularly watchful for emails or phone calls that claim to be from Target asking you to provide credit card numbers or social security numbers to "verify" your account. DO NOT click on any links provided in such emails and DO NOT provide account numbers or social security numbers over the Internet or telephone.
Consumers face financial issues in their retirement years ranging from how to maintain their lifestyle and pay for medical expenses on a fixed income to avoiding scams that target the elderly. To help older adults make informed decisions and protect their assets, the Summer 2013 issue of FDIC Consumer News features a collection of articles entitled "Financial Tips for Seniors." Other timely topics include avoiding wire transfer scams, new protections for sending money abroad, things to keep in mind when considering adjustable-rate mortgages, basic points about Health Savings Accounts, and help for student loan borrowers having payment problems.