North Brookfield Savings Bank Recommends Ways to Avoid Fake Check Scams

Check scams are gaining in popularity and are more increasingly difficult to detect. There are many variations of the “fake check scam”, but the common link between all of them is a stranger proposing to send the victim a check and have the victim wire money in return. The stranger may be someone offering to buy something you advertised for […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Great Ways to Start and Keep a Budget

It is more important than ever for families to develop a budget and stick to it. Rainy-day funds, savings for college, or just making your rent payment can all be made easier with a budget.   Here are some great ways to start and keep a budget:   Keep Track. Track every penny you spend for a month. Keep receipts […]

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School Supply Drive Begins in August at North Brookfield Savings Bank

It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to start preparing for back to school. Nevertheless, for North Brookfield Savings Bank that is exactly what they are planning to do, as they announce the August 1st start of their popular Back to School Supply Drive. With the help of the community, the Bank is committed to helping local students to […]

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Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave – Notifying Your Employees

Soon to be put in effect the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PMFL) law establishes a system for paid family leave of up to 12 weeks to care for a family member, and up to 20 weeks for your own illness. The tax that pays for the leave pool begins in October 2019, and leave will be available beginning […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s 7 Suggestions to Improve Your Credit Score

A good credit score is an important requirement in many parts of life like renting an apartment, purchasing a car or home, or getting a loan for any reason. “Whether you’re renting or buying, your credit score is important,” said Frank Amato, Vice President of Retail Lending. “It is important for you to responsibly manage your debt levels and maintain good […]

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NBSB to Host Seminar “Medicare – Countdown to 65.” Register Today!

North Brookfield Savings Bank will be hosting a FREE Medicare information session “Medicare – Countdown to 65” on September 16th, 4pm at Ye Olde Tavern, 7 East Main Street in West Brookfield. Pre-registration is required and spacing is limited so do not miss out on this important learning opportunity. Light complimentary refreshments will be served. If you are over 60, […]

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NBSB’s Advice for Starting and Building an Emergency Fund

Life can be unpredictable and it’s important to be prepared financially for when the unexpected happens. From car accidents and unforeseen repairs, emergency room and doctors’ visits, to becoming unemployed, these surprises can make your finances take a hit. With an emergency fund, you have the security and peace of mind knowing that you can afford what life throws at […]

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NBSB Warns Older Americans about Grandparent Scam

The next time you receive a frantic call from someone saying they are your family member or grandchild and they are desperately asking for money, make sure it’s actually your grandchild who’s calling. The “grandparent scam,” is a form of financial abuse that deliberately targets older Americans using impersonation tactics. To commit this scam, which is also known as a […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s 6 Financial Suggestions for Newlyweds

Wedding season is underway and newlyweds will soon be managing their finances as a pair. Getting started right away addressing how you will handle money as a team will help to avoid issues as spouses and financial partners. “We understand that taking the time to develop a financial plan is not nearly as exciting as planning the wedding but it […]

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