Posts By: Stephanie

All You Need to Know About Share Certificates

Few people want to risk their hard earned savings. Whether you’ve just received a lump sum through a work bonus, inheritance or other unexpected windfall, or you’ve been saving for a while until you’ve built a sizeable nest egg, you likely want to park your savings in a place that offers your money…
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The Ultimate Guide to Applying for a Business Loan

If your business has reached a point where it needs an infusion of funds in order to grow, you may be in the market for a business loan. A business loan can provide working capital to help a business establish itself better, or help a thriving company expand its line of products, open an additional...Read…
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5 Reasons To Open A Money Market Account

Are you looking for a place to park your savings dollars? Do you need an account that blends accessibility with a more than standard rate of return? Savings accounts are an ideal home for funds you want to put away for emergency or special purposes. Checking accounts are the way to go for money you...Read…
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Direct Deposit Safe Simple And Convenient

Direct deposit is by far the most common way to get paid in America. In fact, 93% of U.S. employees are paid by direct deposit, according to the American Payroll Association’s “Getting Paid in America” Survey. Direct deposit transmits your paycheck from your employer’s business account directly…
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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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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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10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Credit Union

1. Superior member service At Patriot you’re always greeted with happy faces and representatives who are ready and willing to help you. There’s no cold, sterile atmosphere here! Instead, at, every member is part of the family. We’re truly invested in your financial wellness and we’re here to…
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