Category Archives: Featured
October 31, 2016

If you’re looking to earn the highest possible yield on your investments without sacrificing the safety of government backed insurance, certificates of deposit are one way to go. By using a laddering approach with your CD purchases, you can take things up a notch, gaining even more from this already solid investment. What is aRead the Rest »

May 6, 2015

At Belmont Savings Bank (“BSB”), we care about the people, local shops, nonprofit organizations and family-owned businesses that comprise the vibrant towns we serve. The missions and endeavors of these individuals and organizations enrich and inspire us daily. As a thank you for the hard work, diligence and ingenuity, we’re dedicating a series of blogRead the Rest »

October 22, 2014

Bob Mahoney, Belmont Savings Bank President, interviews Dr. Laurie Nash in this mind-boggling series highlighting the journey of getting into college. Bob Mahoney and Laurie Nash cover topics including testing, essays, school visits, applications and more.

August 28, 2013

Back to school. These three words might sound gloomy to some, while they might cause delight for others. With back-to-school clothing sales and displays with notebooks and crayons popping up all over, it’s time for parents to think about transitioning your kids back into the school routine. Bedtime Do your kids stay up later inRead the Rest »

January 17, 2013

Saving money doesn’t have to mean spending hours clipping coupons or purchasing everything in bulk. Many families find that taking a good look at their lives and expenses reveals some clues to where money is unnecessarily trickling away on a regular basis. Buy Generic In many cases, generic brands are exactly the same as theRead the Rest »

Mobile Deposit
January 9, 2013

It is hard for some of us to conceptualize the reality of not needing to step into a brick and mortar branch to do our banking. We like the lollipops and personal attention, but the ease and convenience of mobile banking continues to grow with small and large banks alike. For those of us thatRead the Rest »

August 14, 2012

  When I adopted two kittens from a shelter a couple of weeks ago — both as adorable as anything can possibly be, but with the relentless destructive energy of two tiny hurricanes — I didn’t realize that I was bucking a trend: America’s pet population is dropping, apparently (like so many things today) aRead the Rest »

July 30, 2012

As a parent, it’s important to be a part of the discussion about education. Informed parents can make a difference, not just in the lives of their own children, but in schools, policy, and more. You can stay in the loop and contribute your opinion by taking part in these chats and using these hashtags.Read the Rest »

July 25, 2012

  There’s nothing quite like Christmas morning, when everyone wakes up to find what they want the most under the tree. For parents, though, it is hard to come up with the money to pay for those wishes and dreams. One of the best ways to avoid that sense of dread you get around theRead the Rest »

July 23, 2012

(MONEY Magazine) — In a world of tuition hikes and financial aid shortages, this is what passes for good news: Families who must borrow for college have a growing number of low-cost alternatives to federal loans. That’s especially hopeful given that the last-minute cut in this year’s subsidized Stafford rates to 3.4% helps only studentsRead the Rest »