It’s tax time again which means that tax scams are on the rise. Currently, scammers are impersonating IRS employees and have stolen millions of dollars and personal information by targeting taxpayers. To help ensure you don’t get conned, read more below about the IRS protocols so you can determine whether you have been contacted from an actual IRS associate or not.
 
Posted by: Mark Rhodes-Ousley, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Associate Since 2012
2/27/2019 7:21:33 AM | with 0 comments
We’re pleased to announce that our new branch at the Hub Shopping Center in Fremont is now open. This contemporary branch features an upgraded look and feel, more advanced security features and will provide our clients with a better banking experience. Visitors can participate in a sweepstakes and take advantage of new account promotions.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
2/4/2019 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
FREMONT, Calif., December 5, 2018–Fremont Bank Foundation (FBF), the philanthropic arm of the Bay Area’s Fremont Bank, recently announced the recipients for its annual holiday grant program. This year, the Fremont Bank Foundation gave $115,000 to support 26 local nonprofits that serve food or distribute food baskets to those in need.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
12/5/2018 8:14:54 AM | with 0 comments
Each quarter the Fremont Bank Foundation makes numerous grants to local nonprofit organizations for the implementation of their extraordinary visions.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
9/11/2018 11:41:28 AM | with 0 comments
As a financial partner committed to the defense of your private information, we wanted to make you aware that we are taking extra precautions to mitigate threats of a global Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme.
Posted by: Mark Rhodes-Ousley, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Associate Since 2012
8/16/2018 7:28:39 AM | with 0 comments
Corporate Couture is your one stop shop for corporate gifts and promotional items. Owner and President, Sarah Costello, started Corporate Couture in 2008 because she wanted to create a boutique experience to help her clients find unique and useful logo’d gear.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/3/2018 8:30:00 AM | with 0 comments
Mexxi’s Restaurant and Catering is a vibrant staple in San Ramon. The owner, Enrique Gomez, has been serving up fresh and authentic Mexican food in the same location for 22 years.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/1/2018 8:30:00 AM | with 1 comments
There are many ways to send money electronically these days. Person-to-person (P2P) apps such as Venmo, Zelle, SquareCash and Popmoney® let you pay virtually anyone within the country and some of them are even within your mobile banking app.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
4/17/2018 5:02:25 PM | with 0 comments
Continuing trend in expanding commercial lending department following community demand for financing options to grow local business.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
8/7/2017 9:14:13 AM | with 0 comments
Fremont Bank Named Bay Area Top Workplace For Seventh Consecutive Year
 
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
7/27/2017 11:37:11 AM | with 0 comments
Summer is here and the temperature is rising, and while you might be thinking of vacation, we are here to remind you that criminals don’t take vacations.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
6/26/2017 10:08:19 AM | with 0 comments
The Arc of Alameda County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that for over 50 years has provided a range of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/4/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
When you walk into Sauced BBQ and Spirits, you’re immediately hit with the mouthwatering smell of their smokers hard at work. Barrett Gomes, President and CEO, and his cousin Brenden Scanlan really wanted to start a restaurant but they really only knew how to cook BBQ.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/3/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
Castro Valley Dental Care is a state-of-the-art dental office. Owned and operated by Dr. Jennifer Young D.D.S. since 2015.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/2/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
The Red and White Fleet, San Francisco’s multilingual sightseeing cruises on the bay, has been family-owned and operated since 1892.
Posted by: Jenny Telles, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
5/1/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
Summer travel is in full swing and people from all over the world are flocking to Rio for the 2016 Olympics.
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
8/3/2016 9:38:53 AM | with 0 comments
By now you have probably heard about Chip Technology and you may even have a credit card in your wallet with a microchip. We’re working on bringing you Fremont Bank debit chip cards in early 2016. In the meantime, here are some important things to know about this new technology. 
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
12/21/2015 9:28:00 AM | with 0 comments
Recently, we’ve seen an increase in card skimming. Card skimming is a popular way for thieves to steal your card information and gain access to your money. 
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
11/5/2015 8:19:51 AM | with 0 comments
We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with one of the world’s leading global payment companies – MasterCard as our new debit card issuer. 
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
10/20/2015 3:38:23 PM | with 0 comments
Your shiny new mortgage has just funded. So, why are you receiving all of the letters in your mail box about buying title insurance? Did your bank sell your mortgage information?
Posted by: Laura Owen, Marketing Director, Associate Since 2004
2/13/2015 10:47:54 AM | with 0 comments
A phone scam targeting taxpayers has made its way to all 50 states around the country. According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), nearly 3,000 people have already become victims, scammed out of more than $14 million. 
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
1/26/2015 2:08:46 PM | with 0 comments
Seeing green these days has less to do with envy and more about online security. Especially on www.fremontbank.com. 
Posted by: Jenny Avon, Online Marketing Manager, Associate Since 2002
1/14/2015 8:53:15 AM | with 0 comments
While Fremont Bank uses the telephone to promote our banking services and products, there are also many unscrupulous businesses that use telemarketing to swindle consumers out of millions of dollars every year.
12/31/2014 9:17:59 AM | with 0 comments
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – especially for fraudsters! 
11/26/2014 8:19:32 AM | with 0 comments