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Recognizing a Phone Scam

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Don’t lose your money by picking up the phone The local news is full of warnings about scams that can steal your money. While a lot of stories focus on ways criminals can take your money online, many of them are still focused on tricking you when you pick up the phone. Study up and …

Mobile Payment Scams to Avoid

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

How payment apps make it easier for scammers to get your money Apps that allow you to conduct transactions directly from your mobile phone have been quickly growing in popularity. Unfortunately, scammers now try to take advantage of this convenience by tricking you into inadvertently sending them money. The following information may help you avoid …

How to Protect Your Small Business from a Data Breach

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Protect your assets with these easy tactics. Cybersecurity breaches threaten every company, from the smallest family businesses to the largest corporations. That’s why it’s essential to know how to protect your data from prying eyes. Here are some simple steps you can take to keep your company safe from cybercrime. Keep software up to date …

Before Giving to a Charity

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

You want your donations to count, so it’s important to do some research before giving to a charity. Here are some things you can do to learn more about a charity and avoid donating to a scam. Five Things to Do Before You Donate to a Charity Search online for the cause you care about …

First National Bank of Michigan Announces Partnership with Cinnaire to Invest in Affordable Housing for Communities Across Michigan

June 3, 2022

Posted in News

First National Bank of Michigan has announced a $1,000,000 investment to support affordable housing development through Cinnaire’s 2022 Community Fund, a Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity fund. The investments reinforce First National Bank of Michigan’s commitment to expanding access to high-quality affordable housing, a key driver of economic mobility and family stability. “FNBM …

Summit Laboratory

April 1, 2022

Posted in Customer Focus

Summit Laboratory makes sure the food we eat does not give us “food poisoning”. For over twenty years Summit Laboratory has provided microbiological testing for food manufacturers. Summit tests the food they manufacture, the equipment used to produce the food and the production facility for foodborne illness pathogens such as Listeria spp, Salmonella spp. and …

First National Bank of Michigan Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

March 25, 2022

Posted in News

First National Bank of Michigan (FNBM) announces promotions of Greg Accardo, Patty Barnas, Jennifer Nemecek, and Shaunna Padgett to Senior Vice Presidents. “FNBM Board of Directors recently approved the promotions of Greg, Patty, Jennifer, and Shaunna during the banks March board meeting”, said First National Bank of Michigan President and CEO Daniel Bitzer. “Each of …

Business Email Compromise

March 22, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Business email compromise (BEC)—also known as email account compromise (EAC)—is one of the most financially damaging online crimes. It exploits the fact that so many of us rely on email to conduct business—both personal and professional. In a BEC scam, criminals send an email message that appears to come from a known source making a …

Drake Dental

March 22, 2022

Posted in Customer Focus

First National Bank of Michigan Goes Beyond Service with a Smile. While it begins with a smile, great service sometimes requires a little pampering, too. Beyond providing comprehensive dental care-from routine checkups and cosmetic makeovers to tooth restoration and emergency treatment – Drake Dental takes pride in delivering a spa-like experience. Whether you’re visiting the …

2022 Information Technology & Fraud Webinar

March 17, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

On March 17, 2022, First National Bank of Michigan partnered with the Criminal Investigation Division in Kalamazoo County to present a virtual Information Technology & Fraud Webinar. The recorded version can be viewed below:

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