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Important information about your 2018 Tax Forms


Your tax forms will be mailed out and available to you according to the schedule below.  You can access them online. Simply log into Mobile or Online Banking and click Statements > View Statements.  Your available Tax Forms will appear under Documents. Form Mailing Deadline Availability of eTax Form in Online & Mobile Banking 1042-S […]



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How to spot and avoid common scams


Have you ever received an email from someone claiming to be royalty? They tell you that they are inheriting millions of dollars, but need your money and bank details to get their inheritance. You know this email is a scam, so you delete it. Yet there are many more scams that sound more believable and […]



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6 Cheap Home Remodel Tips


Not everyone has the budget to do a full home remodel, but if you own a fixer-upper or it’s time to freshen up your living space, there are a lot of inexpensive ways to update your home. 1) Replace home accessories – Accent pieces like scatter rugs, shower curtains, bathroom accessories, pillows, bedding, mirrors and […]



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Only 47% of Americans have enough emergency savings—but most people aren’t worried


Article reprinted from cnbc.com and written by Emmie Martin When disaster strikes, such as an unexpected layoff, many Americans aren’t prepared to deal with the financial consequences. A new survey from Bankrate found that only 29 percent of Americans have enough emergency savings to last more than six months and just 18 percent have sufficient savings to […]



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Build Your Roadmap to Retirement


It doesn’t matter how old you are, you should start thinking and planning for retirement so you can live comfortably in your golden years. For people without a plan, the thought of retirement can be stressful. However it doesn’t have to be. Look forward to your retired years with the helpful tips below. 1) Start […]



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Protect Yourself from Fraud


Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some tips to help you stay a step ahead. 1) Spot imposters. Scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government […]



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7 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers


1) Know Your Credit Score One of the biggest factors in qualifying for a loan is your credit score. If you have good credit then you’ll increase the likelihood of loan approval under the most favorable terms. However, if your credit score is low you will have a hard time getting approved and if you […]



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54 Ways to Save Money


It’s the most wonderful time of year for spending, not saving. But if you’re like most U.S. consumers, there’s a nagging voice in the back of your head whispering that you really need to start saving more….maybe it will be your New Year’s resolution. Thanks to America Saves, here are 9 ways to save money. […]



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4 Tips Before Applying for a Mortgage


Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner thinking about refinancing, here are four great tips to consider before you apply for a home loan. 1) Check your credit report. Lenders will pull your credit report as soon as they receive your application, so make sure it will get you the best rate. Get […]



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Ways to Avoid Fraud During the Holiday Season!


The holidays are almost here, but your festive fun can come to a screeching halt if you don’t take extra precaution to protect yourself from fraud. These simple tips will help you avoid theft, whether you’re running holiday errands, shopping online for gifts, or out socializing for the season. 7 Tips to Prevent Identity Fraud […]



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