This holiday season, don’t let cybercriminals and scammers ruin your festivities. Check out our article and video on “Securing the Season: Preventing Holiday Cybercrime and Fraud” from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection. Learn valuable tips on how to avoid common scams, exercise caution with unsolicited communications, and protect your personal and financial information. Stay informed and watch the video to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.
During a recent webinar on identity theft, FineMark’s professionals discussed various topics related to cyber scams and how individuals can protect their identity. The focus was on phishing attacks, including email, text, phone call, and payment app phishing. The experts also emphasized the importance of social media safety and shared tips to prevent becoming a victim of scams.
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The third quarter marked a reversal for equities, which peaked for the year in July and then weakened in August and September. Bonds remain under pressure and did not provide diversification benefits for the traditional 60/40 investor during the quarter. Alternative investments, on the other hand posted positive returns for the period. We also saw a move up in longer term rates for the first time awhile.
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In our last trust newsletter (Click to read Common Financial Scams and How to Avoid Them), we discussed common financial scams and how to avoid them. Due to the importance of recognizing cyber fraud and how pervasive it has become, we decided to provide some additional information on online fraud to help protect you from …
Are you ready for hurricane season? Get ready to weather a storm with our comprehensive guide to safeguarding your home and finances. Stay informed, stay safe, and be well-prepared.
FineMark’s Chief Investment Officer, Chris Battifarano, was recently interviewed by CBS News Market Watch on whether now is a good time to invest in gold.
If you are looking to maximize insurance coverage on large banking deposits that exceed FDIC limits, FineMark can help. We are part of the IntraFi network, which gives you access to millions of dollars in FDIC insurance, all through FineMark. Senior Bank Officer, Christi Lunsford explains how it works.
Tax season is here and that means so are tax-related scams. IRS scammers have all kinds of ways of getting people to compromise their personal information. However, if you know what they are and what to look for, you can protect yourself from becoming a victim.
While it appears the markets are much calmer today than they were immediately following two recent bank failures, it is still important to reaffirm the strength and stability of FineMark National Bank & Trust for our clients. We are focused on our enterprise risk-management practices and want to ensure our clients of the following: 1) …
While 2022 was a challenging year for financial markets, the steady drumbeat of high inflation that dominated headlines appears to be abating and we see reasons to be more optimistic. CIO Chris Battifarano shares the relevance of “Minsky Moments” in 2022 and FineMark’s informed outlook for 2023 and beyond.
FineMark continues to assist in Hurricane Ian relief efforts by donating $100,000 to the United Way and Community Cooperative in Southwest Florida. From the moment the storm passed in late September, our associates began helping each other and the community. FineMark launched an internal donation drive to deliver much needed supplies to people who lost …
Florida homeowners devastated by Hurricane Ian now face a difficult road as they work through the insurance process to get their homes and their lives back to normal. Beyond the typical questions regarding claims, this storm has been challenging because for many people it was a flood event, which is likely covered by flood insurance, …