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Tidy Up Your Finances this April

March 19, 2019
Tidy Up Your Finances this April

It’s finally spring and time to not only tidy up your house but your finances, too. SPIRE is offering free fraud prevention seminars, a shred day, and additional resources for our members.

SPIRE Fraud Seminars

SPIRE Financial Crimes & Fraud Manager Shannon Barrett, CFE, will share common scams and current identify theft schemes.  Barrett will also provide real examples of how these crimes have affected SPIRE members and preventative measures and resources for you to protect yourself.

Three sessions will be offered:

Wednesday, April 3 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm at the SPIRE Administrative Offices in Falcon Heights

Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the SPIRE Administrative Offices in Falcon Heights

Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm at SPIRE Elk River

These sessions are free but space is limited, so please register in advance.

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SPIRE Shred Day

We are offering to all SPIRE members free shredding services provided by Shred-N-Go. Safely destroy sensitive documents that include personal and financial identification to help reduce the risk of identity theft.

Some examples of documents to shred:

  • Tax returns
  • Old photo IDs 
  • Financial statements 
  • Voided checks 
  • Pay stubs and other employment records
  • Credit card information 
  • Copies of sales receipts 
  • Documents with your name, address, phone number, or email

Registration is not necessary - visit any of the following locations on Saturday, April 20 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: SPIRE Coon Rapids, Eden Prairie, Milaca, and Vadnais Heights.

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eStatements

Receive your statement in your email inbox as soon as they are available. Free of charge to all SPIRE members, eStatements reduce the risk of identity theft and fraud by reducing documentation with your personal and financial information.  EStatements are more secure than paper documents and environmentally friendly, as well.  You can sign up for eStatements by logging into SPIRE Internet Banking and selecting the Services tab.

Account Alerts

Setup email or text alerts for any SPIRE account, Visa® Credit or Debit card. Choose the alerts you want including when your account reaches a minimum balance or you’re close to your credit limit, a transaction is made, and if purchases are made without your card present. You can also turn off your credit card if you feel fraudulent charges are being made.

Get Account Alerts

Additional Resources

Find more free fraud prevention resources at www.myspire.com/fraud.  Also find additional free SPIRE events at www.myspire.com/events.

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