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Vacationing on a Budget

7/17/2019

Summertime... The time of the year when many of us take the opportunity to get away for a vacation. In fact, according to AAA, "almost 100 million Americans, or 4 in 10 U.S. adults, will take a family trip in 2019."Whether you are traveling near or far, solo or with a group, there is a lot involved...Read More

What You Need to Open a Bank Account 

1/17/2019

If you’re getting ready to take the leap and open a new account with SSB (or any other bank), coming prepared can save you time and a wasted trip. Whenever you open a new bank account, whether it’s savings or checking, there are several things you’ll need to be sure to bring.Things to Have with...Read More

How to Prepare Financially for a New Pet 

12/5/2018

We’re big fans of adding furry members to the family! Last month, we hosted an Adopt-a-Pet event at our McCandless branch with Animal Friends to help some adorable little furballs find a home. Like any big decision, choosing to add a pet to the family works best when you take some time to plan...Read More

The Smarter Way to Budget

10/30/2018

As we wrap up Financial Planning Month, we want to shed some light on a word most people hate: budget.Many of us skate by without knowing how much money we're spending or where our money is going. Too many people think of a budget as a punishment, a hassle, or a diet (something temporary until you...Read More



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