NBSB Gives Tips for a Safe 4th of July Celebration

Everyone knows what to expect when the fourth of July is just around the corner. Independence Day celebrations are about a dime a dozen in the United States. Everything from fireworks to cookouts and everything red, white, and blue. But for the first time, maybe ever, the perils of 2020 kept us from celebrating our freedom, and in some respects, […]

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NBSB Helps You Make Coupons Work for you!

Coupons can be an incredible thing. Often, they are overlooked or disregarded due to the myth that they are a hassle or hard to use. Follow the simple tips in this guide to make those coupons work for you and save money on items you may already buy! Plan your trip to the store beforehand. Try making your shopping list […]

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Healthy Recipe Contest: Pamela Berry

Taco Bean Soup By: Pam Berry  Yields: 12-14 servings Ingredients: • 1 pound bulk pork sausage • 1 pound ground turkey • 1 envelope taco seasoning • 4 cups water • 2 cans (16 oz. each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained • 2 cans (16 oz. each) pinto beans, rinsed and drained • 2 cans (16 oz. each) garbanzo beans, […]

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Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

Roughly 20 percent of older Americans fall prey to financial exploitation totaling $3 billion annually or an average of $120,000 per elderly victim, according to a study from the AARP Public Policy Institute. And given that only one out of every 44 financial abuse cases are reported, according to the National Adult Protective Services Association, true losses from elder financial abuse could be north […]

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NBSB Named Among the Top Extraordinary Banks in the Nation

North Brookfield Savings Bank, a local Central Massachusetts icon, was just named among the top extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™. This award comes on the heels of the Community Choice Central MA Best Bank Award  received for 2021. North Brookfield Savings Bank was recognized with the Institute’s Banky™ Award for its commitment to […]

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NBSB Provides 8 Tips to Celebrate Earth Day

The Theme for 2022 Earth Day is “Invest in our Planet” 2022 Kicks off the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has forever been a day to celebrate & clean our earth as well as advocate for ways to improve it. This initiative began as a way to recognize and deal with serious issues […]

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NBSB Helps Parents Teach Kids About Financial Health

NBSB would like to discuss the importance of teaching children to save as well as having a full set of financial literacy skills. With this knowledge taught at a young age, by the time your child is getting ready to start working and receiving a paycheck, these smart money habits will be second nature, Now is the perfect time to […]

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A Leaders Legacy: Donna Boulanger retires as CEO, Marco Bernasconi assumes CEO Role.

On April 1, 2022, Donna Boulanger handed over the North Brookfield Savings Bank reins to Marco Bernasconi Jr. as she walked out the doors at 35 Summer Street and into retirement.  Donna will become Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, and Roland Gauthier will serve as Vice-Chair.  Bernasconi, who has served as President since April 2021, will also assume the […]

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NBSB Shares Financial Literacy Resources to Celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

Now more than ever we can see how truly important it is to be financially literate. Today, technology advances and changes constantly. Having a strong foundation of financial literacy skills will help you be ready for what life throws at you. In light of April being Financial Literacy Month we want to spread awareness about the importance of being financially […]

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