SSB Bank News & Updates

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SSB Sponsors Black History Celebration Heritage Dinner

2/12/2018

SSB Bank will be sponsoring Classic Events' 7th Annual Black History Celebration Heritage dinner. The event will be held Saturday February 24th at 5 PM at Hosanna House, Inc. (807 Wallace Ave, Wilkinsburg PA.) This event is geared toward Pittsburgh-area entrepreneurs. You will have access to vendors and services who can help make your business goals a reality. Representative Ed Gainey will...Read More

New! Free Coin Machine

2/8/2018

SSB Bank is thrilled to announce our newest benefit for our deposit customers: a free coin machine! Bring in your loose, unsorted change to our lobby and turn that change into cash or a direct deposit. The Money Machine 2 is built for unmatched speed and accuracy, making the chore of counting change a thing of the past. The money can be deposited right into your SSB account!...Read More

Banking for Professional Services

2/6/2018

SSB makes daily banking easier for professional services such as doctors, dentists, lawyers, and CPAs.With our brand-new McCandless Branch (located at 8700 Perry Highway) we're an ideal fit for professional service providers in the North Hills, as well as near our Northside branch. We can make managing a business' finances and operations easier with products and services such as:Business Advantage...Read More

Why SSB Bank Stands Out in Pittsburgh

1/30/2018

In a city like Pittsburgh, you're never far from a bank. You could probably name a dozen banks off the top of your head. So what makes SSB Bank stand out from the crowd? We're local. Slovak Savings and Loan Association was formed by eight Slovak community members of the North Side. The first office was in the basement of the former St. Gabriel Archangel Church that used to be located...Read More

SSB Bank Completes Mutual Holding Company Reorganization

1/25/2018

SSB Bank announced today that it completed its mutual holding company reorganization, and its holding company, SSB Bancorp, Inc., completed its related common stock offering, after the close of business on January 24, 2018. As a result of the reorganization and stock offering, SSB Bank is now the wholly-owned, stock savings bank subsidiary of SSB Bancorp, Inc., and SSB Bancorp, Inc. is the 55%...Read More

SSB Bank Gets Approval for Structural Change

1/4/2018

2017 was an exciting year for SSB Bank! Not only did we open the new McCandless branch, but we also officially designated it as the Main office of SSB Bank. As part of our commitment to growing and better serving our customers, we are also pleased to announce the following potential items for 2018. In November and December, our eligible voting depositors were invited to cast votes regarding our...Read More

Saving For Your 2018 Vacation

12/19/2017

Is this the year you take an exotic dream vacation? Or do you just want to have a great stay-cation in a city near you? Regardless of your plans for this summer, you can save up enough money to enjoy yourself if you start saving now! The below chart is based on the assumption that you're planning a summer getaway, which gives you about 6 months of savings time. Use the chart to figure out...Read More

Your 2018 Financial Goals

12/12/2017

Give yourself a head-start in 2018. These financial resolutions will help you get on top of your financial goals. Pick one or two that are most appropriate for your current financial situation. Write out a budget and track spending each month. Vow to track your budget and spending in writing, and to adjust based on the previous month's performance. Seeing your spending in writing will...Read More

Your Banking Questions - Answered!

12/1/2017

At SSB, we're dedicated to making sure our clients are educated and empowered by their banking experience. Below, we've compiled answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we hear. What does FDIC mean? Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is a United States government corporation providing deposit insurance to depositors in US banks. The FDIC was created in...Read More

2018 Holiday for 2

11/27/2017

Join the club - the Holiday Club! Holiday Club is a seasonal passbook account in which customers can earn a high rate of interest for funds intended to be used for the Holiday Season. Stop in to either of our branches to take advantage of this amazing special! 2018 Holiday for 2 (2.00% Annual Percentage Yield... that is!) $100 minimum balance to receive disclosed APY. Fixed interest...Read More

How To Protect Your Identity (Online and Off)

11/21/2017

Knowing how to protect your identity is critical. Identity theft is when someone uses another's personal information (such as their name, Social Security number, or credit card number). If you have seen evidence of identity theft - such as bank account activity you can't explain, or bills or emails for debts that you don’t recognize -contact your bank, credit card company, and the...Read More

How Much Money Can You Trick Yourself Into Saving?

11/10/2017

Money in a checking account generally does not gain much interest, if any; it's there to pay for things like groceries and utilities. However, money in a money market or savings account earns you more money over time by accruing interest! You can use your savings account to build funds for short-term goals (like new furniture) or long term goals (like a house, or retirement). And...Read More

Comparing Personal Checking Accounts (and finding the right one)

11/1/2017

Opening a checking account is one of the first steps on the road to financial responsibility. But how do you know which personal checking account is the right choice for you? Here are a few points to consider when comparing personal checking accounts. Are there any fees? SSB Bank's personal checking accounts have no fees. Ever. No minimum balance fees. No account maintenance fees. No...Read More

What Should You Do After a Data Breach?

10/18/2017

In light of recent news about data breaches, SSB Bank feels it is important for our customers to understand what they should do to protect their finances. These tips are useful if your information is involved in any kind of breach or hack. Understand what happened. If you suspect you may have been involved in a data breach, know that different types of breaches require different...Read More

No ATM Fees with SSB Bank

10/4/2017

Some banks think you should have to pay money to get your money. We don't. ATM fees are out of control. Bloomberg reports that for the 11th year in a row, bank ATM fees have increased for customers using out-of-network machines. In fact, fees have increased 55 percent over the past decade. According to Bloomberg, "Pittsburgh experienced the highest average fees, with customers...Read More