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EVERY DAY LIFE

5 Financial Tips for Vacation Planning

Finding a vacation you can afford as well as enjoy can be tricky but, with a little planning, it’s possible to not break your budget on your summer vacation.


Family cooking in a kitchen


LIFE STAGES

Needs vs. Wants: Creating a New Home Buying Checklist

Buying a home is a huge decision. In fact, for most people it’s the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. So, you want to make sure you’re investing in a space that’s right for you–at a price that’s right for you, too. 

 
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IDENTITY PROTECTION

How to Safely Manage Your Finances Online

In this blog article, we’ll show you how to conduct safe online financial management with best practices and other tools.


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FINANCE TIPS & BUDGETING

Saving for Unexpected Expenses

It’s so important to make sure you’re financially secure, armed with a solid savings account balance that can help keep you stress-free (and debt-free) when unexpected expenses arise.


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LIFE STAGES

Can I Stick With My Bank When I Move?

At Peoples Bank, we're here to help you make your next move as easy as possible. Whether we're a physical part of your new community or not, you can still bank with Peoples Bank. We provide many Digital Banking services to make it possible to bank with us, no matter where you are!
 
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WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP

How to Start Your Retirement Plan

If you’re new to the workforce or new to retirement planning, you may wonder how to save for retirement and what the best options are for you. Check out our latest blog to learn more.
 






House getting a new roof

7/27/2021
 
FINANCE TIPS & BUDGETING

Saving for Unexpected Expenses

It’s so important to make sure you’re financially secure, armed with a solid savings account balance that can help keep you stress-free (and debt-free) when unexpected expenses arise.
 
Girl putting money in a piggy bank

4/23/2021

FINANCE TIPS & BUDGETING

Financial Literacy is Key to Effective Money Management for Teens

At Peoples Bank we understand the importance of helping our community’s youth build a strong financial foundation so that they better understand basic concepts like budgeting, simple interest, and establishing and maintaining good credit. 
 
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12/1/2020

FINANCE TIPS & BUDGETING

Tips for Building Your Emergency Savings

Nearly 25% of Americans do not have emergency savings(Opens in a new Window) to help them weather a loss of income or other financial issue. Now more than ever, there's a need for robust savings. We explore what an emergency fund is in this blog article.

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9/21/2020

FINANCE TIPS & BUDGETING

Help Prepare Kids for Unexpected Financial Crises

Financial crises can hit at any age. There are many lessons parents can teach their kids that will prepare them to face a financial crisis.
 








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4/19/2022
 
IDENTITY PROTECTION

Don't Be Drawn In By Scams

Every day, there are thousands of people that get drawn in by various types of scams. We all know Spring has sprung, but unfortunately, so has a new wave of scammers trying to separate you from your money!!


Cell phone on table using free WiFi

10/26/2021
 
IDENTITY PROTECTION

Tips to Protect Against a Cyberattack

As financial stewards of our community, Peoples Bank takes great care to protect customers’ sensitive data. Learn more protect yourself against a cyberattack.


Woman using thumb print identification

9/2/2021
 
IDENTITY PROTECTION

How to Safely Manage Your Finances Online

In this blog article, we’ll show you how to conduct safe online financial management with best practices and other tools.


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1/28/2021
 
IDENTITY PROTECTION

22 Ways to Protect Your Data

Data Privacy reminds us to review how our data is used. It’s a great opportunity to evaluate your personal cybersecurity. Peoples Bank is offering 22 ways to protect your data. 

 

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7/21/2020
 
IDENTITY PROTECTION

How to Avoid Falling Victim to ATM Fraud

ATM fraud continues to be a persistent issue for banks and their customers. At Peoples Bank, we want to help you use our network of ATMs safely and securely. We'll explain how to spot ATM fraud so you can avoid falling victim to it.








Two women hiking in the moutains

4/18/2022
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

5 Financial Tips for Vacation Planning

Finding a vacation you can afford as well as enjoy can be tricky but, with a little planning, it’s possible to not break your budget on your summer vacation.
 
Woman shopping

11/1/2021
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

Why You Need to Get an Early Start on Your Holiday Shopping

By now, you’ve probably heard that December is expected to be a challenging month for retailers and their customers. In this article, we’ll look at why, plus offer tips for getting an early head start on your holiday shopping.
 
Fireworks

6/22/2021
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

Fireworks Safety

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, one of the things that many look forward to is fireworks! While fireworks can be fun, we want you to be safe. Check out our blog for some safety tips.
 

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3/24/2021
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

5 Spring Car Care Tips

Winter can be rough on your vehicle, especially if you had to battle snow and ice all winter long. April is National Car Care Month, and now that spring is here you should take the time to care for your car. We have compiled a few maintenance tips for spring to keep you safe.
 
Writing a family budget

1/4/2021
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

Set Goals to Get Your Post-Holiday Budget Back on Track

It’s easy for your budget to get stretched a little thin during the holidays, but now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to get your finances back on track and set some goals for the new year. That’s why Peoples Bank is offering some ideas to help revive your finances.
 
Snowy road
 
12/30/2020
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

Stay Safe on the Winter Roads

Winter is here, which means snow and ice are not far behind. While snow can be fun, driving on snowy and icy streets can be extremely dangerous. There are a few things that you need to know about winter driving to stay safe. 
 
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12/4/2020
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

Ways to Prevent a Christmas Tree Fire

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. You do not want to add to the excitement of this holiday season with a Christmas tree fire. We've compiled a few tips on how to prevent your beautiful Christmas tree from going up in flames.
 
Writing a budget

1/1/2020
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

20 Financial Resolutions
 
Have you set your intentions for the new year? Personal finance is one area where people usually want to make changes. Scan this list of 20 financial resolutions to make sure you haven’t left anything off your own list.
 
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12/10/2019
 
EVERY DAY LIFE

7 Tips for Saving Money & Staying Safe During Holiday Shopping
 
It’s been said that it's, “the most wonderful time of the year.” For many people, the season is also stressful, especially when it comes to money. At Peoples Bank, we care about our customers’ financial and emotional well-being. Check out these tips to help you plan for holiday shopping, save money on purchases, and protect your personal information and physical packages.
 



Family cooking in a kitchen

6/16/2022
 
LIFE STAGES

Needs vs. Wants: Creating a New Home Buying Checklist

Buying a home is a huge decision. In fact, for most people it’s the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. So, you want to make sure you’re investing in a space that’s right for you–at a price that’s right for you, too. 



Couple and dog sitting by water
 
3/24/2022
 
WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP

How an IRA Can Help You Prepare for Retirement

In this article, we’ll explain what an Individual Retirement Account is, and how contributing to an IRA can help you plan for retirement.

Wedding decor
 
5/27/2021
 
LIFE STAGES

The Complete Financial Guide for Future Newlyweds

Many couples dread having “the talk” about finances. Building a strong financial foundation is important. Check out our Financial Guide for Future Newlyweds.



Couple with moving boxes
 
5/10/2021
 
LIFE STAGES

Can I Stick With My Bank When I Move?
At Peoples Bank, we're here to help you make your move as easy as possible. And, whether we're a physical part of your new community or not, you can still bank with us. We provide many Digital Banking services to make it possible to bank with Peoples Bank, no matter where you are!
 

Man working on calculator
 
3/8/2021
 
WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP

How to Start Your Retirement Plan

If you’re new to the workforce or new to retirement planning, you may wonder how to save for retirement and what the best options are for you. 
 

Money in a retirement jar
 
1/27/2021
 
WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP

7 Tips to Save for Retirement

Whether you’re just starting out, mid-career, or see your golden years approaching on the horizon, saving for retirement is key to your future.  
 

Man and woman looking at a laptop
 
10/27/2020
 
WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP

The Essential Estate Planning Guide

Has “writing a will” been on your to-do list for just a little shy of forever? Estate planning can feel overwhelming for a variety of reasons.
 

Family moving boxes
 
3/5/2020
 
LIFE STAGES

7 Things You Need to Know Before Applying for a Mortgage Loan

The mortgage industry has experienced many changes over the last decade, but the basic concepts are relatively the same. Here are some helpful tips from our Peoples Bank Mortgage Experts if you plan to apply for a mortgage loan.
 




Ag Equipment in the field
 
12/29/2021
 
AG & BUSINESS

Does My Farm Need Crop Insurance?

The success of farmers and their crops remains more crucial than ever. Our crops begin an agricultural and nutritional chain reaction that affects every American. That’s what makes crop insurance so important.
 

Two men shaking hands in a field at sunset
 
9/15/2021
 
AG & BUSINESS

Farm Management - Tenant & Lease Selection

Whether you are a family with deep connections to the land or an investor looking to maximize return, selecting the right tenant and lease structure is extremely important for the long-term success and legacy of your farmland.
 
Farmers shaking hands
 
2/25/2020
 
AG & BUSINESS

Transitioning the Family Farm to the Next Generation

How do I pass on the family farm to the next generation, and how do I start?
There is no quick solution as every situation is a little different.
 






















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