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March 28, 2014

Having a baby is an exciting time in a family. It can also be a little overwhelming financially. The U.S. Department of Agriculture state that a kid will cost you $400,000 in his or her first 18 years, assuming an annual household income of $105,000 or more.   The keys to managing these new financesRead the Rest »

March 14, 2014

Each year, high school seniors graduate from high school and make a big step onto their new college campus. However, a lot of preparation is required to determine which college campus that will be. Belmont Savings own CEO Bob Mahoney sat down with Dr. Laurie Nash, a local Independent Educational Consultant, to discuss the journeyRead the Rest »

March 12, 2014

Chances are, you’re sitting on cash. (No, we’re not talking about the loose change hiding under your sofa cushions.) It’s the equity in your home that you can access for important expenses through a Belmont Savings Bank Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). While no one would suggest you dig into these funds to payRead the Rest »

March 4, 2014

Everyone likes a good savings.  Whether you’re searching for best rates in the market or best deals in the store, most people are trying to save. But did you know about all the apps available to help you save? CNN’s Money Magazine* has pulled some of the best apps for shoppers looking for the bestRead the Rest »

February 7, 2014

Belmont Savings Bank CEO and President Bob Mahoney returned to Cooking with the CEO this February for a special Valentines Day treat! In front of the Belmont Savings Bank branch in the Waltham Shaw’s located at 1070 Lexington Street, Chef Bob put his baking skills treating grocery shoppers to Armenian Crescent Cookies. Interested in makingRead the Rest »

November 19, 2013

As the cost of college continues to rise, many parents find themselves feeling anxious about how to save enough money to help their children through college. Some parents are looking to have enough put away to foot the entire bill, while others may be looking to be able to contribute a portion. Whatever the finalRead the Rest »

October 11, 2013

An allowance is a great way to teach kids personal financial responsibility. The lessons learned about saving and spending wisely are remembered for a lifetime – whether it’s during a first job or when making large purchases in the future, it is important to start early! Below are some thoughts on getting you started. AllowanceRead the Rest »

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 »