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September 30, 2013

We are proud to be officially open in Newton Shaw’s and honored to be welcomed by the Newton community. The Newton branch ribbon cutting occurred on September 20, 2013. In attendance was  Alderman Victoria Danberg, State Representative Kay Kahn, Director of Newton Schools Foundation Rick Iacobucci, and Shaw’s Representatives Neil Coutu, Steve Sylven, John Scuccimarra.Read the Rest »

September 18, 2013

Saving for retirement is a stressful topic for many families. Trying to find ways to put away enough money to enjoy retirement while also balancing raising children in an economic climate of uncertainty can be overwhelming to some people. Fortunately, it is possible to successfully save for retirement. Here are some helpful steps to considerRead the Rest »

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 »

August 12, 2013

When it comes to teaching children financial literacy, the sooner the better! If you are unsure about where to start, check out some of the sources below for interactive and educational online tools. CNN Money Magazine provides general tips as well as apps and websites for children. “You’re never too young — or too oldRead the Rest »

July 26, 2013

Summertime is the ideal period to make memories as a family. The children are out of school and the weather is perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, while the kids may not have to worry too much about their responsibilities, most parents still have work schedules to keep and so itRead 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 »

January 10, 2013

Today is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day! Here are a bunch of ways to save on energy and their costs: Get a home energy audit every couple of years with your power company to find ways to cut costs. Check with your utility company for rebates whenever you install energy-saving equipment. Add more energy-efficientRead 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 »

December 17, 2012

The time has come to opening your teens first checking and savings account. This may be a difficult process not just for the teen but also for you. What can you do to be sure he or she makes the right decisions? How much control should you have over your child’s accounts and money? Often,Read the Rest »

December 10, 2012

Whether you live from one paycheck to the next or have a consistent supply of extra money, creating a household budget is an excellent way to monitor your spending. Below are some steps you can follow to create a comprehensive monthly budget for your family. 1. Take inventory of necessary expenses. Begin the budgeting processRead the Rest »