#FinancialFridays: Tips for keeping you and your finances safe during Covid-19.
When Covid-19 arrived, we were faced with vast lifestyle changes that translated into more online interactions such as working from home, online banking, virtual shopping, communicating with friends and family and more. Unfortunately, scammers and fraudsters are also very active during the pandemic and we need to be extra vigilant to keep us and our finances safe.
With so much of our time spent online, the Canadian Bankers Association has 4 simple tips that can help you stay safe online. For more information, please visit: https://cba.ca/how-to-bank-safely-online
For more information on staying safe while working from home during Covid-19 and other recommendations, please visit: https://cba.ca/staying-safe-while-working-from-home
The Government of Canada has also released a number of guidelines to help you stay “Cyber-Healthy” during Covid-19. To learn more, visit: https://cyber.gc.ca/en/guidance/staying-cyber-healthy-during-covid-19
If something’s not right, contact your financial institution.
It is recommended that you check your bank statement regularly and review your online transactions more frequently. If something’s not right with your bank account or your transactions, contact your financial institution immediately.