Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware Of: Part 3

Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware Of: Part 3

Thank you for rejoining us here at Somerville National Bank as we continue our series, Top Scams Bank Customers Need to Be Aware Of. In this past couple of weeks, we have covered six of the most common scams that have detrimentally impacted populations – not only...
Cyber Tips: Identifying and Reporting Common Scams

Cyber Tips: Identifying and Reporting Common Scams

July, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 7 On July 6, 2017 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert on scammers posing as FTC officials who contact individuals and claim they have won prizes from a charity contest. The scammers ask for money to cover taxes or insurance...
Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware of: Part 2

Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware of: Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us this week as we continue our series, Top Scams Bank Customers Need to Be Aware Of. Last week, we here at Somerville National Bank provided some basic statistics on scams that deprive people of billions of dollars annually. We then provided...
Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware of: Part 1

Scams Bank Customers Should Be Aware of: Part 1

Each and every single year, individuals within the United States are defrauded of billions of their hard-earned money. While many are under the impression that identity theft and scams will never detrimentally impact their lives, it is becoming increasingly common to...
Get Your Money to Work for You, Not Against You

Get Your Money to Work for You, Not Against You

Throughout history, people have consistently been provided with the advice of making money work for them. In fact, it is considered to be one of the most common financial tips. The question is, what does this actually mean and how can a person go about achieving this...
Cyber Tip: Sun, Sand, and Cybersecurity

Cyber Tip: Sun, Sand, and Cybersecurity

June, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 6 School’s out and the beach and mountains are calling. It is that time of the year when so many of us pack our bags and hit the open road or head to the airport for a well-earned vacation. We may be ready to take a break from our normal...
Saving Money & Investing in Your Future

Saving Money & Investing in Your Future

The idea of saving money and investing in your future is an admirable thought. An individualized plan puts you in charge of reasons to save and how to do it. Several steps and rules will make it easier to accomplish. Like most plans, you’ll want to succeed and move...
Pros and Cons of Using Personal Loans for Vacation

Pros and Cons of Using Personal Loans for Vacation

Maui sure looks good this time of year! What do you do when you have toiled away for 365 days and sincerely need some rest and relaxation, but you don’t quite have the funds for such a trip? Surprisingly, there are personal loans out there for that. Who knew? Personal...
Cyber Tips: Are You Really Being Secure Online?

Cyber Tips: Are You Really Being Secure Online?

May, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 5 Browsing the web and interacting with websites in a secure fashion is immensely important in today’s connected world. Everyday things like online banking, shopping, and submitting your taxes involve sharing financial and sensitive...