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Dart Bank Welcomes Susan Crum as Specialty Banking Relationship Manager

Crum brings nearly a decade of cannabis-related experience June 20, 2024 MASON, MI — Dart Bank is pleased to announce Susan Crum as Senior Specialty Banking Relationship Manager. With over 30 years of banking experience, Susan will be responsible for generating new business and fostering client relationships. In her previous roles, she has had a

When To Renovate and When To Move

When to Renovate and When to Move If you ever find yourself weighing whether to renovate your home or move, we have a few tips to help with your decision. How do you decide whether to renovate or move? Start with finding your “why” behind wanting to renovate your house or sell it. Maybe you

What is Smishing?

Smishing, Vishing, and Phishing…Oh My! To help you prevent fraud, we’re continuing to equip you with knowledge to help fend off smishing, vishing, and phishing attacks. Today, we’re covering smishing – what it is and prevention measures. What is Smishing? Smishing is a type of phishing where scammers send fake text messages to trick people

Dart Bank Welcomes Two New Board Members

John Truscott and John Gilkey Join the Board of Directors June 17, 2024 Mason, MI- Dart Bank’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of John Truscott and John Gilkey to its Board of Directors. Additional Board members include William J. Hufnagel (President & CEO), Eric Brogan (Chairman), Melanie Dart (Vice Chairman), Kira

Dart Bank Mortgage Bankers Recognized as Top Performers for Customer Satisfaction Platform Names Dart Bank Mortgage Bankers in Top 1% June 14, 2024 MASON, MI — Six Dart Bank Mortgage Bankers were recognized by as top performers for customer satisfaction in the Mortgage Industry., a provider of Customer Experience Management Software, announced its 2023 Top Performers in the Mortgage Industry. This marks the

What is Phishing?

Phishing, Smishing, and Vishing…Oh My! In today’s digital age, protecting your financial assets is more crucial than ever. To help you become better prepared in preventing fraud, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools to fend off phishing, smishing, and vishing attacks. What is Phishing? Phishing is a tactic used by cybercriminals to

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Buying your first home is exciting — it’s likely one of the largest purchases you’ll ever make. Understanding the homebuying process can help make this major financial decision easier. First, set a budget for an ideal monthly payment: Make a list of your monthly income and expenses. Then, determine how much

Mortgage Pre-Approval

Why You Need a Mortgage Pre-Approval  Now that Summer is here, you may be thinking about buying a home. Once way to put yourself in a good buying position is to obtain a mortgage pre-approval. What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval? A mortgage pre-approval is an offer by a lender to loan you a certain amount

Fraud is on the Rise

Newly-released Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data showed that consumers reported losing more than $10 billion to fraud in 2023, a 14% increase over reported fraud losses in 2022. The FTC received fraud reports from 2.6 million consumers last year, and the most commonly reported scam category was imposter scams, which saw significant increases in reports

Rise In Mailbox Fraud

Rise In Mailbox Fraud A surge in crimes targeting the U.S. Postal Service has some experts warning Americans against sending their checks through the mail. The USPS last month cautioned that it has seen an increase in attacks on letter carriers and mail fraud incidents, with 305 mail carriers robbed in the first half of