Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.9 billion to … Continue reading Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?
In recent months, the world has paused to adapt to new, changing circumstances triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, community banks included. Our 18 branches have new safety procedures. New state and federal legislation have poured in. We’ve seen a record number of loan applications and an avalanche of inquiries. In some instances, we’ve seen you … Continue reading 3 Ways First Bank is Spearing COVID-19’S Local Economic Recovery
The Kroll Bond rating Agency has affirmed the Bank’s credit ratings and stable outlook. The Bank’s favorable ratings and a stable outlook were maintained with a Deposit rating of BBB+, Senior Unsecured Debt rating of BBB+, Subordinated Debt rating of BBB, Short-Term Deposit rating of K2 and a Short-Term Debt rating of K2. First Bank … Continue reading Kroll Bond Rating Agency Affirms First Bank Investment Grade Rating
The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation is working in conjunction with Princeton University to present the Princeton Resilience Matching Grant Program, which was created to help the businesses in downtown Princeton with funds to help make ends meet during these unprecedented times. “People might look at Princeton retail businesses and think ‘why would they … Continue reading Aiding Businesses Affected by the Closure of Princeton University