By following some common sense guidelines, you can help ensure that your transactions will be safe, as well as convenient.
Your ATM card provides you with instant access to your deposit account, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use it to withdraw money or make deposits at automated teller machines (ATMs) and to make purchases at a growing number of retail locations.
Given the widespread availability of ATM access and the convenience it affords, using an ATM card has become an important part of everyday life for many consumers. By following some common sense guidelines, you can help ensure that your transactions will be safe, as well as convenient.
The fact is, incidence of crime at ATMs has been low. Still, as with almost everything else you do at a public location, the opportunity for crime does exist. So, the next time you use your ATM card, let common sense be your guide. Take these simple steps to help safeguard your personal safety and privacy.