Protect yourself from fraud while on vacation

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Vacation season is here! Maybe you’re planning a weekend up at the North Shore, a road trip across the country, or a journey to faraway lands. Wherever you go, it’s important to protect your finances while you’re away from home.

When traveling, you want to be able to access your money in the most convenient, safest way possible so you can enjoy your time and relax. The reality is that with fraud these days, the best way to protect yourself and your funds is to be stay connected with your financial institution. When you let SouthPoint know that you are traveling, we’ll be able to note that on your account so any transactions you make with your debit card will be accepted on your trip.

Financial safety while traveling

However, it’s still important for your to be connected to your account while you are away to make sure all of the transactions being completed are yours. Our online banking platform and mobile app make it really easy for you to check in and take a quick look to make sure your funds are going to the right places. Thankfully, these modern conveniences have made it easier than ever to stay connected to your finances and defend yourself against fraud.

So if you are traveling, make sure you notify us before you set off on your adventures. We can make sure that you are equipped with the tools to keep your accounts safe wherever you are and most of all, have a safe and fun adventure!

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