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What to do with a big, fat inheritance

What to do with a big, fat inheritance | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
Find yourself suddenly holding one big lump sum of cash? Here's what you need to know to make sure your money is invested the way it should be.
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Don't go off Spening that Money. Investing it will make it last longer. Talk to a Branch Manager today about how you can better handle your new money.

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The case for making New York and San Francisco much, much bigger | The new new economy

The case for making New York and San Francisco much, much bigger | The new new economy | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

"In the 1990s, technology companies like Google and Yahoo were founded in the leafy suburbs of Silicon Valley. More recently, entrepreneurs have flocked instead to downtown San Francisco to start companies like Uber and Airbnb."

Empire National Bank's insight:

Growth in all aspects of cities leads to Growth in all aspects of that city. As population grows, so to businesses, housing, jobs, infrastructure, and the future stability. The under tone of this article explains that growing upwards as a city requires the proper foundation.

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The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

"The award known as the Purple Heart has a history that reaches back to the waning days of the American Revolution. The Continental Congress had forbidden General George Washington from granting commissions and promotions in rank to recognize merit. Yet Washington wanted to honor merit, particularly among the enlisted soldiers. On August 7, 1782, his general orders established the Badge of Military Merit"

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Empire National Bank would like to recognize the inception Purple Heart, also known as the Badge of Merit.

#purpleheartday

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Going mobile, more and more

Going mobile, more and more | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
Banks roll out new technologies, like BOA’s Cardless ATM, to allow more banking by smartphone
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Empire staying with the trend. We may not be as popular as Pokemon Go but we know what our customers need.

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Apollo 11 Launches 47 Years Ago Today

Apollo 11 Launches 47 Years Ago Today | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

Launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, on July 16, Apollo 11 was the fifth manned mission of NASA's Apollo program. ~Wikipedia

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Empire National Bank would like to say Thank You to these brave men that began the journey to the Moon 47 years ago today.

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[ZERO DAY ALERT] Ransomware Targets MS Office 365 Users

[ZERO DAY ALERT] Ransomware Targets MS Office 365 Users | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
[ZERO DAY ALERT] Ransomware Targets MS Office 365 Users
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A notice to all Business Owners and Personal Users of Office 365 (Microsoft's Subscription Based Office Service) this might just be the most important article you read regarding the promised security you thought you are getting.

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Pimco Says ‘Storm Is Brewing’ in U.S. Commercial Real Estate

Pimco Says ‘Storm Is Brewing’ in U.S. Commercial Real Estate | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
U.S. commercial real estate prices may fall as much as 5 percent in the next 12 months amid tightened regulations, a wall of debt maturities and property sales by publicly traded landlords, Pacific Investment Management Co. said in a report Monday.
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More Than Half of U.S. Workers Are Leaving Some Vacation Days Unused

More Than Half of U.S. Workers Are Leaving Some Vacation Days Unused | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
More than half of U.S. workers are leaving vacation days unused each year depriving the American economy of $223 billion in spending and more than one million jobs, according to a new study.
Empire National Bank's insight:

Take your Vacation Days People! Summer is now here and its going to be a beautiful hot one.

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The Long Island Museum

The Long Island Museum | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

Tom Buonaiuto (left) with LIM Executive Director Neil Watson — at St. George's Golf and Country Club.

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LIM held its annual Golf Tournament Monday at St. George's Golf & Country Coub in East Setauket. We were proud to honor President and COO of Empire National Bank, Thomas M. Buonaiuto. Tom has served on LIM's Board of Trustees since 2008 and in 2014 he was elected Chairman of the Board. Thank you to all our sponsors and to everyone who helped make this year's tournament a huge success.

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6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember

6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
Creating a complex password is only half the job; the other is actually remembering it. Use these tips to develop almost unbreakable, memorable passwords.
Empire National Bank's insight:

Great article about how to create a complex yet easy to remember password that is super personal to you. Biggest tip in here is to not use the same password for every website and service. Another helpful site is https://password.kaspersky.com/ that helps show you just how strong your password is.

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Why your wallet is becoming the next platform

Why your wallet is becoming the next platform | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
As digital wallets increasingly become the origination point for consumer spending, they will become THE platform for downstream financial services --..
Empire National Bank's insight:

As Mobile Banking becomes more refined it becomes easier to do everything on your smart phone. Empire National Bank's Mobile will continue to improve our mobile app for both Business and Consumer. Mobile Banking with Empire National Bank is Free of charge and always backed by 24/7 banking support.

Check us out on our Online Banking Page

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More Protected Bike Lanes Coming To NYC In 2016

More Protected Bike Lanes Coming To NYC In 2016 | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
New York City is back at it again with the protected bike lanes. After the 2015 campaign which saw the Big Apple lay down more protected bike lanes than any previous year, the city that never sleeps plans on breaking that record in 2016.
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Empire National Bank Attends the Annual HIA Tradeshow & Conference

Empire National Bank Attends the Annual HIA Tradeshow & Conference | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
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Great Day at the HIA LI trade show! Don't forget to Like us, Follow us or Connect with us!

 

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NATIONAL AVIATION DAY – August 19

NATIONAL AVIATION DAY – August 19 | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

NATIONAL AVIATION DAY National Aviation Day is observed each year on August 19th.  This day is dedicated by Presidential Proclamation to those who helped pioneer aviation in the United States.

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NATIONAL AVIATION DAY National Aviation Day is observed each year on August 19th.  This day is dedicated by Presidential Proclamation to those who helped pioneer aviation in the United States.

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5 Personal Loan Mistakes To Avoid | Bankrate.com

5 Personal Loan Mistakes To Avoid | Bankrate.com | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
Avoid these 5 mistakes to improve your chances of getting a loan that's right for you. Compare personal loan rates and save.
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Great tips for both personal and small business.

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How to Gather Small Business Loan Documents: A List of What You Need

How to Gather Small Business Loan Documents: A List of What You Need | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
When getting ready for a small business loan you're going to need to get your ducks in a row. The ducks in this case are your business loan documents.
Empire National Bank's insight:

Great article on what every small business will most likely need. Many of the items are easy enough but Empire National Bank will always be here to help assist you in gathering the remaining documents. Talk to a Loan Officer today.

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A Clever Canopy Brings Solar Power to Brooklyn at Long Last

A Clever Canopy Brings Solar Power to Brooklyn at Long Last | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
This new solar canopy design was made for Brooklyn's brownstones.
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Going Solar is a great approach to high energy costs here in NYC and Long Island.

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Oops! Wearables can leak your PINs and passwords

"[The Hackers} were able to crack PINs with 80 per cent accuracy on the first attempt, and more than 90 per cent accuracy after three ties… Ouch. Albeit, I guess you can say wearables are useful for something then."

Empire National Bank's insight:

You should probably still remember your PINs and Passwords the old Fashion way, and we're not talking about a pen and paper.

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London bankers after Brexit: Shock and fear for the future

London bankers after Brexit: Shock and fear for the future | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
London bankers and insurance experts are worried about their jobs and the future of their industry after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union.
Empire National Bank's insight:

Wither you were for or against the Brexit one thing is for certain and that is the Uncertainty of the immediate and long lasting impact on the world economy and how that could effect businesses here in the US.

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Brexit sparks biggest 2-day global stock rout in history

Brexit sparks biggest 2-day global stock rout in history | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
The stock market carnage since Friday following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is the worst on record, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
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ABA Offers Tips for Avoiding Ransomware

ABA today released a new infographic to help consumers understand, identify and protect themselves from ransomware -- a type of malicious software that freezes computers and mobile devices until a sum of money is paid. The FBI estimates that more than $1 billion will be lost from ransomware attacks in 2016 alone.

 

Link Below for more Information:

http://www.aba.com/Press/Pages/062016Ransomware.aspx

 

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The American Bankers Association release this great sheet about how to protect yourself from all types of theft including Banking.

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Here’s what would happen if America totally abandoned cash

Here’s what would happen if America totally abandoned cash | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
The U.S. spends $200 billion each year to keep cash in circulation
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Do you think we should get rid of cash?

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Empire National Bank and the East End Arts Teeny Awards

Empire National Bank and the East End Arts Teeny Awards | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it

East End Arts Teeny Awards

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Congratulations to the East End Arts Teeny Awards winner for Outstanding Choreography for "Pirates of Penzance" at Westhampton Beach! Presented by our very own Diane Murray.

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Congratulations to the East End Arts Teeny Awards winner for Outstanding Choreography for "Pirates of Penzance" at Westhampton Beach! Presented by our very own Diane Murray.

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Developers said a Manhattan without 421a would be a Manhattan without new rentals — but no signs that’s actually happening yet

Developers said a Manhattan without 421a would be a Manhattan without new rentals — but no signs that’s actually happening yet | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
UPDATED: May 19, 3:21 p.m.: Manhattan residential developers have pulled back significantly in 2016 in the face of a sagging luxury market and the end of the 421a tax abatement.
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The Worst Mortgage Advice Home Buyers Actually Believe

The Worst Mortgage Advice Home Buyers Actually Believe | News and Insights for Better Banking | Scoop.it
Getting a mortgage is a daunting prospect, which explains why many people you meet may be eager to pat your hand and say, "Let me give you a little advice."
Empire National Bank's insight:

These are some great advice tips. We at Empire National Bank provide only the best service and honesty. Providing you with all the information you will need to make the best decision for you; such as free pre-approvals and accommodations for non-customers. 

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These are some great advice tips. We at Empire National Bank will provide only the best service and honesty. Providing you with all the information such as free pre-approvals and accommodations for non-customers.