Please note that our banking centers will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents' Day.

As the tax season gets underway, Marine Bank is urging all customers to take extra precaution when filing their return to prevent their exposure to tax fraud. Tax identity fraud takes place when a criminal files a false tax return using a stolen Social Security number in order to fraudulently claim the refund. Identity thieves generally file false claims early in the year and victims are unaware until they file a return and learn one has already been filed in their name.

To help consumers prevent tax ID fraud, Marine Bank recommends following these seven tips to prevent tax ID fraud.
Meet Commercial Lender Jael Aldunate

Jael Aldunate has joined Marine Bank's Melbourne team as a commercial lender responsible for assisting businesses by providing the capital needed to expand their business, invest in their future, or seize current market opportunities.
"With more than 20 years of banking experience, Jael is a knowledgeable lender with a passion for exceptional service," said Bill Penney, President and CEO of the Bank. "She is quickly making the Melbourne community aware that Marine Bank is a financial resource for our area's small businesses."
Marine Bank offers commercial real estate loans, construction loans, commercial lines of credit, SBA and USDA loans. In 2018, the Bank financed commercial loans totaling nearly $21 million.

Have you thought about putting your house on the market only to put it off until the next month? Here are five reasons to sell your house this winter !
Seven Worthwhile Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

According to the Internal Revenue Service, the average tax refund in 2018 was $2,899. Anticipating more of less the same, tax filers are in a hurry to file, ready to get their refund and more than ready to spend it. However, Marine Bank recommends considering these seven tips to help you optimize your tax refund

Marine Bank's Vice President/Senior Commercial Loan Officer William Talley and Senior Vice President/Chief Commercial Lending Officer Shaun E. Williams were honored to attend the Annual Dinner for the Florida Bankers Association hosted by Florida Bankers President and CEO Alex Sanchez and honoring FDIC Chair Jelena McWilliams.

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