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Beware of SMISHING Texts

November 3, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

What is SMISHING? Smishing or SMS phishing is about sending false, fake text messages, claiming the mobile user has won a free product, needs to enter information, correct an account mistake, or it can be a product offer.

Banking System Upgrade

November 2, 2022

Posted in Latest Updates, News

In an effort to better serve our customers, First National Bank of Michigan has upgraded our Online and Mobile Banking systems. The new systems offer an enhanced user experience and access to more financial tools that make banking with us that much better.

Moving to .Bank

September 21, 2022

Posted in News

On September 30, 2022 we will move our website from .com to .BANK Customer FAQs on Moving to .BANK What is .BANK? .BANK is a gated domain, like .gov or .edu, but for verified banks. Replacing .com, which can be purchased by anyone, .BANK quickly verifies that the website or email is authentically from our …

Positive Pay and What You Need to Know About It

September 20, 2022

Posted in News

Businesses are looking for ways to eliminate the risk of losing money due to fraudulent activities on their accounts. Positive Pay can help achieve this. Positive Pay is a service used to help detect external check fraud. This tool is accessed through the online banking portal and is also monitored by the Treasury Management department …

KC Ready 4s

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

KC Ready 4s is a community-designed organization focused on helping local public and private pre-kindergarten programs reach high quality; offering tuition assistance to qualifying families so they can afford to enroll their 4-year-olds in high-quality pre-kindergarten programs. Volunteers from First National Bank of Michigan are the first group to engage with kids in the classroom …

The Latest Scams You Need to Be Aware of in 2022

September 2, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Basic Steps to Avoid Getting Scammed Scammers continue to prove that there’s no rest for the wicked. While their goals—to get your personal information and money—remain the same year in and year out, their strategies constantly change with the times. Fraudsters know people are most vulnerable when they’re desperate or scared, and they may use …

Community Homeworks

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

Community Homeworks knows that low-income families face many challenges and believe that one of the first steps to moving forward is working to create a more stable and sustainable home environment. Often that starts with addressing critical repairs that a homeowner is not able to afford. Community Homeworks is committed to connecting homeowners to resources …

Properly Storing Your Financial Records

September 2, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

How to store your digital and physical financial records Your financial records contain identifying details and account information that can be dangerous in the wrong hands. That is why it is so important, from both an organizational standpoint and a safety perspective, to properly store your digital and physical financial records. Here are a few …

Capital Area Humane Society

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

The mission of the Capital Area Humane Society is to promote the humane treatment of companion animals through protection, placement, education, and example. The CAHS shelter can house up to 400 animals at one time. An average of more than 16 animals per day went home in 2020. That is one animal going home every …

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids ensures a stronger, healthier community for all with a commitment to nurturing the potential of area youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The Y is one of West Michigan’s leading non-profits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. At the Y …

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