As consumers learn more about avoiding scams, criminals learn more about creating them. Last year in the U.S. over 50,500 scams were reported to the Better Business Bureau, and at the time of this article, over 9,600 scams have already been reported in 2019. Fraud can come in many different forms and affect people of… Read more »
Jonesville, VA – On March 19, Virginia high school seniors will spend the day shadowing bankers at Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) as part of Bank Day, a statewide effort sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders. The purpose of the day is to expose students… Read more »
Weber City, VA — More than 60,000 public school students and their families from across Virginia will read the same book on the same schedule starting Friday, March 1. It’s all part of Virginia Reads One Book — a new reading program from Richmond-based Read to Them. Powell Valley National Bank is a proud sponsor… Read more »
Card skimmers are small electronic devices that criminals put in gas pumps to steal people’s card information when they pay for gas at the pump. The Texas Department of Agriculture recently released a video about avoiding card skimmers, and one of the most interesting tips was to use your smartphone to check for Bluetooth signals… Read more »
Card fraud continues to increase year-over-year. In fact, card breaches are now the top source of fraud in the financial industry with 48% of consumers having experienced card fraud at some point. As card fraud increases, criminals continue to develop new methods for targeting cardholders. Here are 5 steps you can take to reduce your… Read more »
Powell Valley National Bank has compiled these 7 tips to help consumers protect their money and information this holiday season.
Over 190 banks in Tennessee contribute to Tennessee’s economic growth in a variety of ways. We’ve outlined some of the major findings of a recent ABA study in the infographic below.
Jonesville, Virginia–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the addition of Brent Mullins as Vice President and Office Manager of the Bank’s office in Downtown Kingsport located at 240 West Center Street. “We are extremely proud to have a professional community banker such as Brent Mullins joining the officers and staff of… Read more »
Jonesville, Virginia –Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the beginning of work on its newest office to be located at 16032 Fifteen Mile Boulevard in Abingdon, VA. “We are extremely excited to begin work on our latest, state of the art office facility,” said Sam Neese, Market Executive for PVNB. “The… Read more »
Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2017, there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud in the U.S., according to Javelin Strategy and Research. Powell Valley National Bank recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe. Don’t share… Read more »