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COVID-19 Stimulus Check: What to Expect

The Treasury Department and the IRS have announced the distribution of economic impact payment stimulus checks. These will begin in April and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. Check on the status of your stimulus check.   Visit our Coronavirus FAQ webpage for more answers to stimulus check questions.   Who is eligible? Tax filers […]

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Stay Connected To Your Banking Services with Remote Banking Options

With the necessary and important social distancing way of life continuing for the overall safety and health of our communities, many individuals and businesses are looking for alternative and innovative solutions to remain connected to one another. For North Brookfield Savings Bank, we already have in place an amazing suite of digital banking services and online features to help you […]

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Tax Filing and IRA Contribution Deadline, 90-Day Extension

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the  Federal Income Tax deadline and the Massachusetts State Individual Income Tax deadline have been extended an additional 90 days to allow certain taxpayers and businesses to file and pay their 2019 tax liability. The IRS is still accepting returns and processing refunds now. Furthermore, the deadline for 2020 IRA Contributions has been extended. […]

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NBSB’s Tips for Researching a Neighborhood Before You Buy

When looking for a home, you may hear the importance of “location, location, location” and while it includes factors like, commute, school district, and access to stores and amenities, the most important part of a location is the community. Buying a home in a neighborhood without knowing the area and community can leave you with regrets. These great guidelines will […]

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NBSB’s Expert Tips for Saving For a Down Payment

Homeownership is a great goal and if you’re willing to put in the savings leg work, a very achievable one. While the traditional recommended amount for a down payment is 20% of the total cost of the home’s value, North Brookfield Savings Bank has a minimum 3% low down payment option to help those who have limited savings when buying […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Quick Guide to Closing Costs

Now that you have saved for your down payment you need to turn your sights to saving for closing costs, an additional expense that will be a part of your mortgage journey. Very often closing costs can be negotiated into the sales price of the home or to be paid by the seller. However, this is not always the case […]

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NBSB Shares the Importance of Setting and Keeping Financial Goals

Knowing what your financial goals are means you can start working to accomplish them. Discovering what those goals are is the very first step. Some will aim high wanting to achieve goals such as, complete financial independence or stability, buying a home, purchasing a car, starting a family, or to be able to retire. Goals like these are called long-term […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank Announces Digital Banking Learning Lessons

Lessons focused on life-simplifying digital banking products As a part of their commitment to their core values, North Brookfield Savings Bank frequently offers educational resources and learning opportunities to empower customers and help them to ultimately have the best possible financial experience. The Bank recently announced their upcoming learning opportunity, Digital Banking Learning Lessons, in an effort to introduce and […]

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NBSB to Host Second Free “Medicare – Countdown to 65” Seminar, January 9

North Brookfield Savings Bank will be hosting their second FREE Medicare information seminar “Medicare – Countdown to 65” on Thursday, January 9th, 2020, 4pm at Hanna Devine’s, 91 Main Street in Ware. If you are over 60, this informative seminar will help you as you approach Medicare eligibility. Whether you are planning to retire or not, it is important to […]

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