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Mar 31

How to Keep Your Money Safe

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, millions of people fall victim to fraud each year. When it comes to your money, you can never be too careful about preventing fraud. next time you make a transaction or log into your online bank account consider these 5 steps courtesy of Laura Woods at NerdWallet: 1.) Exercise caution …

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Jan 15

Borrowing Tips from MyMoney.gov

Sometimes it’s necessary to borrow for major purchases like an education, a car, a house or maybe even to meet unexpected expenses. Your ability to get a loan generally depends on your credit history, and that depends largely on your track record at repaying what you’ve borrowed in the past and paying your bills on …

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Dec 03

Tips for Savers: Certificates of Deposit

from http://www.fdic.gov Consumers searching for relatively low-risk investments often turn to certificates of deposit (CDs). A CD is a special type of deposit account with a bank or thrift institution that typically offers a higher rate of interest than a regular savings account. Like all bank deposit products, CDs feature federal deposit insurance up to …

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Nov 04

7 Benefits of Requesting Free Credit Reports

A credit report can be a handy tool for others to assess your trustworthiness. It contains information on where you live, how promptly you pay your bills, whether you’ve ever been sued or have filed for bankruptcy. Having a good credit report can change the course of major life events, such as getting a job, …

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Oct 03

How to find a bank that best fits your business.

What really matters when selecting your bank? It is important to know the strengths and weaknesses of your bank. If you have an illness, you usually don’t call the first doctor from the web or Yellow Pages. The same is true with your bank. Like doctors, most banks are well regarded, but they do have …

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Sep 03

Renasant Completes Merger with First M&F

Renasant announced that it has completed its merger with First M&F Corporation (“M&F”), a bank holding company headquartered in Kosciusko, Mississippi, and the parent of Merchants and Farmers Bank, effective September 1, 2013. The combined company now has approximately $5.8 billion in total assets with 130 banking, mortgage, financial services and insurance offices throughout Mississippi, …

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Nov 28

10 Tips for Staying Safer While Shopping Online

By Kimberly Palmer | U.S.News & World Report LP The record number of online shoppers this year means fraudsters will be looking to take advantage of people prone to making novice errors. Common mistakes that leave people vulnerable include shopping on websites that aren’t secure, giving out too much personal information, and leaving computers open to viruses. Here …

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Jul 21

Introducing Trusteer

Renasant is excited to offer all our customers free software called Trusteer Rapport.  Trusteer is a browser plugin that you download and install that will help keep you safe when you are online.  View a short video about it here http://www.trusteer.com/introduction-to-rapport

May 13

Online Fraud and ID Theft

The FDIC has put together a great video on how to protect yourself from online fraud and ID theft.  Check it out here. http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/guard/  

Dec 28

Welcome

We want to welcome you to Renasant Bank’s blog.  We have setup a place where we can interact with the communities that we serve.  We will be posting stories, videos and ideas on a regular basis so be sure to check back with us often!