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November 18, 2014

With the evolution of the Internet, cyber criminals are always on the hunt to steal personal information for their benefit. As a matter of fact, every three seconds someone’s online information is stolen. There are a number of effective strategies to protect yourself against online identity theft. Social Media Sites With social media platforms likeRead the Rest »

November 12, 2014

We all know a few tricks with regard to getting a deal on a flight(s). For example, most experienced flyers know that tickets are expensive around the holidays and that being willing to fly on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday can save a noticeable amount of money. However, there are other tricks of the tradeRead the Rest »

November 4, 2014

As more and more people routinely use credit cards, debit cards and other forms of electronic payment for everyday monetary needs, paper cash is becoming less and less of a necessity. Why would you bother to find exact change in line at the coffee shop and hold up all other patrons in the process whenRead the Rest »

October 28, 2014

When people save money, part of the reason that they do so is so that they have funds available for a “rainy day” in the event that they really need them. Nobody likes living paycheck to paycheck and there’s a certain level of comfort that goes along with knowing you’ve got an emergency fund availableRead the Rest »

October 22, 2014

Bob Mahoney discusses the steps of budgeting with colleague Katie Conachy in this Mahoney Money Minute video.

October 22, 2014

Bob Mahoney discusses saving for yourself and your family with colleague Shirley Duggan in this Mahoney Money Minute video.

October 22, 2014

  Bob Mahoney discusses with colleague Kayla Murphy how to avoid unnecessary fees with airlines, credit reporting sites and more in this Mahoney Money Minute video.

October 22, 2014

Bob Mahoney, President and CEO of Belmont Savings Bank, interviews Kevin Fudge of American Student Assistance about the options for college loans including Stafford loans, PLUS loans, and private loans.

October 21, 2014

Identity theft occurs on a regular basis to more than ten million people per year, according to Fox Business and that number will only grow as thieves become more adept at stealing information and more consumers use credit and debit cards. Previously, headlines were made when it was discovered that 1.7 billion identities were stolenRead the Rest »

August 14, 2014

Homeowners with equity in their property might want to consider a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) to meet big expenses that sometimes come out of left field when we least expect it. That being said, many property owners shy away from this option due to misinformation and misconceptions, so here is a list ofRead the Rest »