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How Safe is Mobile Banking?

Mobile banking apps are generally secure, experts say, but consumers should be aware of their smartphone's overall security as consumers and the way they use their cellphones is often the weakest links. Consumer advocates agree that banks need to do a better job on educating consumers on safety practices, which include having a strong password and keeping smartphone software up-to-date.

New Year’s Tech Resolutions

These cold winter months when you are stuck inside more often with your technology is a good time to think about starting some new habits that will help simplify the tech in your life. Creating individual passwords is one thing to think about, and password managing apps can make it easy. Doing some device maintenance, like getting rid of those apps you never use and backing up your photos, can put your mind at ease and keep your devices running smoothly. For more ideas check out Brian Chen’s article Five Resolutions to Simplify Your Tech Life in The New York Times Personal Tech section.