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Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:51 PM by Administrator

We are living in a changing world and with articles about famous people’s credit reports being hacked, It is possible that more of us have the chance of being hacked or identity stolen in the future.  With that in mind, I think it is timely to talk about what steps we as consumers can take to protect ourselves and our identity


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New Years Resolution

Friday, February 1, 2013 3:52 PM by Administrator

It’s a new year and now is the time to make some great new year’s resolutions that will help your financial wellbeing.  Now is as good of time as any to start a savings plan, it doesn’t matter what the savings plan is, just that you are saving. 


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New year! Now is the time to cut costs!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5:10 PM by Administrator

2012 this is the year that things will finally get better, at least that is what “they” have been saying every year now, that the nation will start to see recovery next year, well it is finally next year and let’s hope for our sake that the nation starts recovering.  I’m of course being sarcastic about this, but now is a good time to take a look at your personal finances and get your financial house in order.  Some ideas might include depending on your situation and what you own.


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Caring for and aging parent?

Thursday, August 4, 2011 5:01 PM by Administrator

I see the struggles that families are having with aging parents and their long term care and well being.  It is a tough decision to have a parent in a nursing home, assisted living, or have at home health care.  The emotional cost is draining not to mention the potential financial cost that will ensue no matter what you choose. 


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Technology in Banking

Monday, July 25, 2011 10:27 AM by Administrator

Today during our Monday morning officers meeting we were talking about technology and how we should be handling different technology.  The technology in question is ATM’s, I’m sure many people reading this will remember when ATM’s first came out and where you made your first ATM transaction, and how there were no surcharges at first.


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Retirement Savings

Thursday, July 21, 2011 3:43 PM by Administrator

As I sit here waiting for my younger, and much more mature sister to give birth to her first child, I think about their future, and I can’t help think about the future of my working years and the working years of CFB customers.


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Savings Rededication

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 3:51 PM by Administrator

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is calling upon consumers during America Saves Week to build savings by taking advantage of ways to automatically save money, reduce debt and build wealth.


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Saving For College

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 4:42 PM by Administrator

As 2011 starts there are new beginnings and goals for us to achieve. Attending college is among these goals for many people.  Saving for college and the expenses that are associated with attending a college is another matter.  It is important to realize what a college education costs and the benefit of having some or all of college paid for can do for a college graduate.


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Looking for a loan?

Friday, December 3, 2010 3:25 PM by Administrator

With interest rates on mortgage loans reaching near-record lows, a lot of our customers have been asking us questions. Should I refinance? How will my payment change? How much will this cost? These are all really important questions.

 

Generally, the rule-of-thumb is you should consider refinancing if you decrease your mortgage interest rate by...


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