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Fun Facts to celebrate National Left Handers Day!

International Left Handers Day is an international day observed annually on August 13 to celebrate the uniqueness and differences of left-handed individuals.   Left-handers are often denoted as Southpaws”, a word that is affiliated to baseball game to point left-handed pitchers. Approximately 85 to 95 percent of people are right-handed. Writing does not determine the handedness since most of the left-handers use their right hand to write and […]

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Advance Child Tax Credit Payments for 2021

  According to the IRS website, it was announced that the IRS will be paying half of the total Child Tax Credit Amount in the form of advance monthly payments. These payments are scheduled to start July 15th, 2021. You can claim the reminder of your Child Tax Credit on your 2021 Income Tax return. However, these changes will apply […]

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NBSB Shares Recipe to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day!

National Ice Cream Day is July 18th! As the saying goes, “WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!” A frozen treat that has been a tradition for celebrations and hot summer days for decades! Although we all love our big brands like Ben & Jerrys and Friendly’s, this National Ice Cream Day consider celebrating with a local treat. Countless local dairy […]

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NBSB Celebrates World Emoji Day

We have certainly grown from the days of black and white phone screens on our flip phones. Today we have many methods of communication as well as tools for communication. From Emojis, to GIFs and memes, there are endless ways to express ourselves without using words at all. Today we recognize the evolution of what we call emojis today and […]

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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 start making 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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Summer Pet Safety Tips

Follow these easy tips to keep your pet safe during your summer outings!   Sit. Stay. Pant: Never leave your pet in a parked car. Even a quick trip into the store for milk and eggs can be fatal to your pet. Since cars are metal and filled with windows the heat naturally creates a greenhouse effect, where it becomes […]

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North Brookfield Savings Bank Celebrates American Housing Month with Practical Advice for ‘Aging in Place’

Most older Americans want to remain in their homes as they grow older, also known as aging in place. North Brookfield Savings Bank is offering the following tips for those considering this option: Take a hard look at your finances. Arrange a meeting with a trusted family member or friend and a banker. It is critical to understand your financial […]

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NBSB Offers Tips to Boost your Credit Score & Save for a Down Payment!

In recognition of June as American Housing Month, North Brookfield Savings Bank is reminding customers of the importance of their credit score when looking for a home. “Whether you’re renting or buying, your credit score is significant,” said SVP / Director of Mortgage Lending and Business Development, Frank Amato. “It is important for you to responsibly manage your debt levels […]

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Housing 101: Terms to Know Before Buying or Renting

Whether you are preparing to rent or buy, North Brookfield Savings Bank encourages you to be familiar with the following housing terms:   Before Buying: APR: Short for annual percentage rate, APR is how much your loan will cost over the course of a year. This figure is always higher than the interest rate because it considers the interest charged […]

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