Many consumers don’t take password security seriously enough. Easy to guess combinations like “password1,” “123456”, and “qwerty” routinely top the lists of the most frequently-used passwords.
Hackers can now easily crack just about any six-character password. The longer and more unique you make your password, the harder it is for bad guys to guess it. Here are some guidelines for creating effective passwords:
Financial Partners offers a variety of alerts through Digital Banking which will notify you when activity happens on your account. You can set notification types and thresholds (for instance, be notified when there is a debit card purchase over $500), and you can receive emails or text alerts. Many other financial institutions offer a similar feature. By using alerts, you will know quickly if any unauthorized activity has taken place.