Monthly Archives: November 2020

How to Grocery Shop on a Budget

Raise your hand if grocery shopping is your favorite chore. Nobody? Didn’t think so. Either way, groceries are an area where many people can save money or where you can make the money you do spend stretch further. Lots of people grocery shop without thinking much about it. You’ll be amazed at the…
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Beware of COVID-19 Fraud Attacks: How to Spot and Avoid Them

WARNING: EIP Fraud Alert The IRS is warning people about a text message scam piggybacking on the economic impact payments authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. The text reads; “You have received a direct deposit of $1,200 from covid-19 TREAS FUND. Further action…
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5 Tips for Holiday Shopping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Although holiday shopping will look different this year, the celebrations will go on! Check out these tips for safe shopping this holiday season. Expect Crowds Although crowds will likely be thinner than usual on the main holiday shopping days of the year,…
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Patriot Donates to United Way of Franklin County

Patriot recently made their annual $4000 donation to United Way of Franklin County. Our donation helps the UWFC identify community needs and to support programs that improve the quality of life of all residents in Franklin County. L-R: Amy Hicks, Executive Director, United Way of Franklin County; Greg…
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Christmas Spending Tips

Even if it feels different in 2020, the most wonderful time of the year has arrived! Get ready for the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping with these tips to keep your wallet – and everyone around your tree – happy. Set a budget Set a limit on your holiday spending! Even better, decide specifically...Read…
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