How Digital Payments Work and Why They are the Most Secure

When it comes to secure digital payments (such as Apple Pay™, Google Pay™, etc.), you’ve probably heard the term “tokenization.” You know it’s more secure and helps avoid ordering new cards should fraud occur…but like many, you may think it involves some sort of wizardry behind the scenes that mere mortals will never comprehend. While it does involve a more […]

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Account Fraud and How to Protect Your Business

How often does account fraud really happen? Fraud can happen anywhere with any business; however, small businesses, can be especially vulnerable. This is because they usually lack the resources to implement internal controls, IT security, or properly segregate duties amongst limited staff. Historically, periods of economic misfortune or uncertainty drive higher rates of fraud as people may become desperate for […]

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Letter from the CEO to Customers

  To our valued customers,   This past year has been full of challenges and changes but has shown our collective resiliency and flexibility as a community. At Standard Bank, 2020 has pushed us to embrace new opportunities and processes to better serve our customers, communities, and associates.   Therefore, I am pleased to announce that our holding company Standard […]

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Dollar Mutual Bancorp to Acquire Standard AVB Financial Corp.

  Contact: Dollar Mutual Bancorp – James J. McQuade, President and CEO, 412-261-4900                  Standard AVB Financial Corp. – Andrew W. Hasley, President and CEO, 412-781-0320 Dollar Mutual Bancorp to Acquire Standard AVB Financial Corp. PITTSBURGH, PA and MONROEVILLE, PA, September 25, 2020/GlobeNewswire/ – Dollar Mutual Bancorp (“Dollar”) and Standard AVB Financial Corp. (“Standard”) (NASDAQ: STND) jointly announced the […]

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Teaching Tweens and Teens to Save

  Earlier we talked about how to create good saving habits with young children. For those with tweens or teenagers, you know those fun days of saving up for a toy have passed. But the importance of teaching the value of saving is more important than ever. In fact, teaching tweens and teens to save and budget could be THE […]

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Small Customer Service Tips that Make a BIG Difference

  We all have customer service stories. Some are good, some are bad. But have you ever really thought about the details that helped you shape your conclusion? Odds are, there were several factors you subconsciously weighed about your “good” or “bad” experience. Good customer service goes well beyond solving problems or completing a transaction. Good customer service means surrounding […]

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