Protect yourself from fraud and exploitation.
Please note: Better Banks will never ask you for your personal information over the phone, by text, or by email. Be cautious when clicking on links or opening attachments, make sure you are using strong passwords, or better yet two-factor authentication.
If at any time, if you have concerns about the activity on your debit or credit card, please call the bank at 309.272.1000.
Better Banks is proud to announce that we have earned the AARP BankSafe Trained Seal for 2023! This honor is in recognition of the training we have undergone and policies we have in place to better protect the assets of older Americans. Financial exploitation hurts us all. Better Banks is proud to be a part of this effort to protect our customers, especially now when scam activity in the US is at an all-time high, and the need for a meaningful, broad-based response has never been more urgent.
When you bank at Better Banks, you know your money is in good hands and we know how to identify fraud and exploitation to keep you safe.
Your security is our top priority.
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