Monthly Archives: June 2021

Protecting yourself from Fraud

Did you know that millions of victims of identity theft Happen every year? When an individual’s identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial health, which can take months, or even years, to recover from. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent yourself from…
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What Are the Advantages of a HELOC?

I’m looking to tap into my home’s equity, possibly using a Home Equity Line of Credit. What are some of the advantages of choosing the HELOC option? A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is an open credit line that is secured by the equity of the borrower’s home. Homeowners can generally open a…
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Advance Child Tax Credit Payments set to Begin in July

  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released details about the child tax credit, including dates for when your advanced child tax credit payments will arrive. The IRS is set to begin advanced payments of the enhanced child tax credit (CTC) on July 15 – 50% of these enhanced credits will…
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Patriot Helps Homeless Matters

Patriot team members delivered boxes and bags full of donated food items to Homeless Matters, Chambersburg, in support of efforts to supply the Blessing Box at Park Avenue UMC. A Blessing Box is an honor system food pantry where people in need, can get food. A special thanks to the generous residents…
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How to Turn Your Back Yard into an Oasis

A stay-at-home summer doesn’t need to be boring. You can turn your own backyard into a summer oasis without breaking the budget. Here is how to cost effectively maximize your outdoor space. From entertaining in style to keeping the kids busy, we’ve got you covered! Upgrade your outdoor furniture…
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All You Need to Know About Checking Accounts

The most obvious things in life are often overlooked, and your checking account is just one of them. Most people hardly give a thought to this important account and how to best manage it effectively. We’re here to change that. Here’s all you need to know about checking accounts: What is a checking…
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