Category Archives: Fraud

Fraud Awareness: Unsecured Mail Gives Thieves an Opportunity to Steal from Your Business

Take a few easy steps to protect your business from mail theft. Business identity theft (also known as corporate or commercial identity theft) is a new development in the criminal enterprise of identity theft. In the case of a business, a criminal will hijack a business’s identity and use that identity to establish lines of […]

Protect Yourself with Identity and Fraud Protection Services

Protect Yourself with Identity Theft Protection What is Identity Theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses a persona’s financial or personal information without permission and takes control of their existing accounts, opens new accounts, or commits crimes, such as fraud, using that person’s identity. Take immediate steps to protect your identity and financial reputation. Choose the […]

Security Seminar with Secure Banking Solutions

We recently held a security seminar for our commercial banking customers with Chad Knutson from Secure Banking Solutions. Chad went through the latest in cyber threats and talked about industry best practices. Attached is one of the slides on Ransomware. If you would like more information on a future Nicolet Bank security seminar, please email […]

Tips for Holiday Shopping

Before you join the Christmas shoppers, consider some ways to keep your hard-earned money and stay safe from the potential of holiday scams. Making a List… and create a Budget. Holiday shopping doesn’t have to lead to spending more than you can afford. This year, take steps to avoid a gloomy credit card statement in […]

Safe & Secure Holiday Shopping – Online Shopping

Tips To Keep Your Holiday Shopping Safe Pay Attention to Website Addresses Do not enter any personal information if a website address does not start with https://  The “s” stands for secure and should be the first thing you check on each website you are visiting.   Use a Credit Card or Debit Card It […]

Spotlight on Scams: Masquerading

Periodically, we will focus our posts on scams that affect our customers.  The more we know, the better for all of us. Our latest spotlight on scams focuses on masquerading.  This is a wire fraud scam affecting businesses. Masquerading  

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Scam Awareness: How to Beat the Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scam

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

You’ve won a new car or a dream vacation or cash—in a contest you never entered! This sounds too good to be true because it’s a scam. This con fools you into thinking you’ve won a prize or lottery jackpot, but you need to pay upfront fees to receive it. No matter how much you [...]

Financial Topics

Investment Quarterly Review

Monday, July 10, 2017

The investment Quarterly Review from our partners at Northern Trust for Second Quarter 2017.

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Business Pulse - Cybersecurity has emerged as a major issue for CEOs

Monday, July 27, 2015

CEOs Express Concern about the Cybersecurity of their Business. Read the full report here. Business Pulse – JUNE 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CYBERSECURITY  

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2015 Earnings Release

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: NCBS) earnings release for 2nd quarter 2015. 2Q15 Earnings Release

How to Ensure a Good Credit Score

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

First, let’s understand how your credit score is determined. Your credit score is broken down into five categories weighted accordingly: Payment history = 35% Total amount owed = 30% Length of credit history = 15% New credit = 10% Type of credit in use = 10% MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME. This is the most [...]

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