Jar & Company's Powerful Point of Sale

Justin Allred is a man who wears many hats. He also sells them.

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What is this "Internet of Things" and Why Should I Care?

Even if you've never heard the term "Internet of Things" or its more-often-used abbreviation "IoT," you've probably thought of it. You've definitely used it. And you've probably been frustrated by it. Maybe, even, you can't live without it.

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October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month


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Protecting Your Credit File After The Equifax Event

On September 7, 2017 Equifax, one of the "big three" credit bureaus, announced a cybersecurity incident that enabled fraudsters to access the personal information of about 143 million consumers.

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How to Protect Your Loved One from Financial Abuse

Financial exploitation is one of the most common forms of abuse committed against older Americans. According to a Metlife study, an estimated $2.9 billion is lost annually to scams explicitly targeting seniors. 

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A Former Teller Answers Our Most-Asked Question

As a current branch employee (and former teller) with Bank Independent, one of the most common questions I hear from our customers is, “Why do you always ask for my ID?”

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Securing Your Mobile Connection is Easier than You Think

Did you know that ransomware can infect your mobile phone? Even though the national news keeps us aware of the viruses and malware attacking computer networks around the globe, a lot of us remain oblivious to the cyberthreats looming over our mobile devices--including ransomware.

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Why NASA in the Park Was Out of this World

I recently had the pleasure of attending the fourth annual NASA in the Park event to celebrate the long-lasting relationship between the city of Huntsville and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

And it was out of this world.

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6 Financial Traps New College Graduates Should Avoid

More than 70 percent of college graduates began their career owing more than $37,000 in student loans in 2016.

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Ditching Your Old Phone? Don't Forget Your Sensitive Data!

So, random question: What might someone find out about you by taking a peek at your mobile phone? If you think it's just your embarrassing texts or selfie wallpaper, think again.

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