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Tax Filing and IRA Contribution Extended until May 17

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

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Stimulus Check: What to Expect From the Third Economic Impact Payment

  The IRS and the Treasury Department will begin issuing a third round of Economic Impact Payments, often referred to as stimulus payments, starting March 12th 2021. Some Americans may see the direct deposit payments as pending or as provisional payments in their accounts before the scheduled payment date. The payments will be distributed automatically, with no action required for […]

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What is Daylight Savings Time and Why Do We Use It

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of turning the clock ahead as warmer weather approaches and back as it becomes colder again so that people will have one more hour of daylight in the afternoon and evening during the warmer season of the year.   Who practices DST? The closer you live to the equator, the more equal your daily split of […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Helpful Tips for Filing Your Taxes

  For many folks the thought of doing their own taxes may be daunting. With things changing from year to year regarding deductions and exemptions, it can be hard to keep up with what is current. Here are some great tips to help you feel more confident in filing your own taxes this year. If you feel unprepared, it may […]

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NBSB’s Guide to NEW vs. USED: Pros and Cons to Consider

  Thinking it’s time for a new vehicle? First deciding whether you want a new or used car can help narrow your search. There are pros and cons to buying both new and used. Use this article to help you decide what is best for your car buying experience.   Buying New: Pros of buying new: There are many redeeming […]

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NBSB’s Guide to What to Look for When Buying Used

  Don’t get taken for a ride on your next used car purchase. Considering these tips while buying can help you get the car you deserve at the price it deserves.   New cars don’t stay new forever, according to Investopedia, a brand new car will depreciate 10% once it’s driven off the lot. Own the car for a year […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Shares Poverty Awareness and Resources

  The growth of poverty in America is no secret. Many Americans find themselves without the basic needs of food, shelter and medical care. The lack of resources provided to under-served Americans is a problem we can all help solve.   Housing: Having a good housing situation is the first step out of an impoverished situation. For many Americans the […]

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COVID-19 Second Stimulus Check: What to Expect

The IRS and the Treasury Department began issuing a second round of Economic Impact Payments, often referred to as stimulus payments, last week. Some Americans may have seen the direct deposit payments as pending or as provisional payments in their accounts before the scheduled payment date of January 4, 2021, which is the official date the funds are available. The […]

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NBSB Provides Tips on How to Stay Safe While Holiday Shopping

  This holiday season is shaping up to be unlike any other. Though different this year many are still looking for ways to share the holiday spirit and show loved ones they care. Holiday shopping is usually one of the biggest to-do list items and this year may be no different. Here are some tips on how to stay safe […]

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