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April 3, 2015

Belmont Savings Bank employee Christine Remby, who works in Deposit Operations, shares her advice on how to avoid checking account fees. Last week, you went online and paid a few bills. But you also forgot to record in your checkbook that dinner you bought your girlfriends on Saturday. Now you’ve overdrawn. No problem, you think,Read the Rest »

February 19, 2015

The thought of a tax refund can certainly be exciting, but it also begs the question “Should I hire someone to help, or should I do it myself?” Not everyone can, or wants to, have an accountant file their returns. For those who prefer to do their own taxes, there is help. The first stepRead the Rest »

December 9, 2014

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Part Two discussed how to get the interview. The next step is controlling the interview toRead the Rest »

December 9, 2014

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Once you decide which career path you would like to pursue, the next challenge is gettingRead the Rest »

December 9, 2014

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  However, before that job begins, you have to get through the interview. Bob Mahoney, President and CEO of Belmont Savings Bank, offers his interviewing tips in this 3-part Mahoney Money Minute. This first segment is NarrowingRead the Rest »

December 2, 2014

Everyone knows that saving for retirement is a good idea because you want to be able to retire on time and with enough money to live comfortably. However, not everyone actually does it or goes about it the right way. These are five mistakes that you could be making when saving for retirement. Throwing AwayRead the Rest »

November 25, 2014

Putting together a wedding can be a stressful time for everyone involved. Not only do you have to worry about pulling together guests and vendors from all over the country to create the perfect day, but you also have to manage a budget that you have set for yourself. Everyone would like a million dollarRead the Rest »

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 »

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