SSB Bank News & Updates

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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

Greater Pittsburgh Community Media Awards

9/18/2017

Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV) presents its First Annual Greater Pittsburgh Community Media Awards gala. This event is sponsored by SSB Bank. This first-of-its-kind ceremony will celebrate community media producers at PCTV, Moon Community Access (MCA), Bethel Park Public Access (BPTV), and the City of Pittsburgh’s Cable Bureau. Join us October 19th...Read More

McCandless Branch Grand Opening Recap

9/12/2017

On the beautiful, sunny morning of September 9, 2017, SSB Bank celebrated the Grand Opening of our new McCandless branch. After two years of planning, the opening of our 8700 Perry Highway branch symbolizes our expansion in Pittsburgh. We are thrilled to now serve the North Hills community, while still providing exceptional local banking services at our North Side location. We marked...Read More

Staying On Top of Your Monthly Bills

9/6/2017

Paying monthly bills is much less stressful if you keep them as organized and automated as possible. Below are some tips to help you stay in control of your household bills and statements. Plus, read through to the end for free tools from SSB to help make bill-paying even easier. Designate an "important mail" basket. When you come home from work, grab your mail and...Read More

Grand Opening Celebration for McCandless Location

8/24/2017

SSB Bank will be holding a Grand Opening Celebration for our new headquarters at 8700 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, on Saturday, September 9th, from 9AM to 12PM. We will have food trucks and entertainment for the whole family! We will also be offering CD special for one day only. Look out for our ad in the Post Gazette, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more information...Read More

Auto and Recreational Vehicle Loans

8/6/2017

Summer is the season of road trips and boat outings. That might mean you're considering a new vehicle. It's not a decision to take lightly, but finding the right Auto or Recreational Vehicle loan shouldn't be stressful or intimidating. With a loan from SSB Bank, you can be on the road to owning a new vehicle faster and with less complexity. Finance the purchase price of a new or...Read More

Online and Mobile Banking

7/25/2017

Have you ever been on vacation and realized you forgot to pay a bill? Have you ever been out shopping and needed to transfer funds into your checking account? Have you ever needed to deposit a check, only to find out your bank was closed for a holiday? SSB Bank customers never have to worry. With an SSB account, you can access your account whenever and wherever you need to. SSB offers...Read More

Deutschtown Summer Music Series

7/21/2017

Nothing says "summer" quite like free live music. Every Saturday from July 22nd until Sept. 23rd from 6-7:30pm, you can enjoy a different live performer at Arnold's Tea in the Northside (502 E Ohio Street, Pittsburgh PA 15212). We encourage you to come and BYOB while enjoying live music in Historic Deutschtown. Schedule of Performers: July 22: Scott & Rosanna July 29:...Read More

Setting and Keeping Financial Goals

7/17/2017

Regardless of what stage of life you are in, keeping an eye on your financial goals is critical to your financial health and stability. Over the next few weeks we will be providing tips on budgeting, reducing debt, investing, and more... but first and foremost, you need to establish your financial goals. Here are our tips to help you establish, evaluate, and pursue your financial goals. If...Read More

Business Loans that Help Our Community

7/7/2017

At SSB, we consider our small business loans to be the most successful when they useful, empowering, and connected. Useful: We love to give support to businesses who are just shy of their financial goals, or need a boost to the next level. So many worthy businesses and organizations need the extra support of funding to accomplish their dreams. We give special consideration to applications...Read More

How to Check Your Credit Score for Free (and why you need to do it)

7/1/2017

Your credit score is a significant factor in your ability to get car loans, home loans, business loans, credit cards and other forms of financing. It can even impact your ability to get an apartment or a job. Managing your credit score is critical to taking control of your financial wellbeing. But many Americans don't know their credit score, or don't know how to access it. There are...Read More