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Mastercard ID Theft Protection

Are you taking steps to prevent identity theft? In today’s digital economy, it is almost impossible to avoid potentially becoming a victim of identity theft, but there are smart things you can do to protect yourself from the potentially devastating impact of online fraud and impersonation. Continue reading

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Security Tips

One of the most popular unexpected contact scams includes banking impersonations. Cybercriminals will make contact from a number that appears to be from your financial institution, claiming that they have suspended your account due to unusual activity or need debit or credit card details to confirm purchases. Continue reading

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Electric Car Insurance

As electric cars are becoming more and more popular, we’re here to help you understand the difference between insuring an electric car vs. a gas car and how much more it costs to insure. Continue reading

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1st Advantage Foundation Giving Tree

The 1st Advantage Foundation is committed to giving back to our local military community. Starting now and throughout the month of December, the Foundation will be collecting items to be given to local military base baby pantries to support service members and their families. Continue reading

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WAVY-TV 10 Coats for Families

Thousands in Hampton Roads struggle to stay warm each winter and sadly, the numbers continue to rise. We are pleased to partner with WAVY-TV 10’s Coat for Families. 1st Advantage is accepting donations of new and like-new coats at all our branches. Please drop off coats before Dec 6th. Continue reading

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Renters Insurance Myths

Most renters know that renters insurance helps protect your lifestyle by providing coverage for your home and personal possessions. However, there’s a lot of misconceptions about renters insurance, and for some its value isn’t always clear. We’re here to bust some of those myths. Continue reading