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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. Read More>>

Can I Stick With My Bank When I Move?

At Peoples Bank, we are here to help you make your next move as easy as possible. And, whether we are 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 Peoples Bank, no matter where you are! Read More>>


Financial Literacy is Key to Effective Money Management for Teens

April is Financial Literacy Month. 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. Check out our latest blog to learn more. Read More>>


5 Spring Car Maintenance 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. Read More>>


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. Read More>>


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.  Check out our latest blog for tips on saving for retirement. Read More>>

22 Ways to Protect Your Data

January 28 is recognized as Data Privacy Day, which 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. Read More>>

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 in 2021. Read More>>

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. Read More>>


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. Read More>>


Tips for Building Your Emergency Savings

With the coronavirus pandemic still causing financial harm to many Americans, nearly 25% have no emergency savings to help them weather a loss of income or other financial issue. Now more than ever, COVID-19 has emphasized the need for robust savings. We explore what an emergency fund is in this blog article. Read More>>

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. Read More>>


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. Read More>>


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. Read More>>

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

Peoples Bank is here for you! As part of our effort to serve our customers and communities in this difficult time, we’ve compiled information about some of the latest COVID-19 scams to avoid. Unfortunately, there are people out there trying to take advantage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We’ll explain how to avoid falling victim to these frauds. Read More>>

12 Ways to Support Local Businesses While Social Distancing

Part of our Peoples Bank Core Values is enriching our communities. Our local businesses are vital to our communities. They are what help our communities thrive and our local economies grow. They create local jobs, and when you shop local, your dollars stay local. It’s important for us to support and shop local all of the time, but they are needing our support now more than ever. There are several ways you can support these businesses during this time. Read More>>

25 Boredom Busters to Help You Pass the Time at Home

There are plenty of boredom buster lists out there. Here are some favorites. We hope they help you during this time. Some are probably things you and your family are already doing, but we hope some are new ideas. Read More>>


Understanding Market Downturns

Nearly everywhere you turn, from friends and colleagues to cable news shows, you can find someone with a strong opinion about the financial markets. People will often use specific terms such as correction or bear market to render judgments about the direction of markets, especially when market performance is choppy or trending down. Downturns come and go. The results of a well-designed and faithfully followed plan, on the other hand, can serve you the rest of your life. Read More>>

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

The fresh Spring air brings out many potential homebuyers. 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. Read More>>


Coronavirus Concerns? Consider Past Health Crises

During the last week of February 2020, the S&P 500 lost 11.49% — the worst week for stocks since the 2008 financial crisis — only to jump by 4.6% on the first Monday in March¹. By all accounts, the drop was largely driven by ever-increasing fears about the potential effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its ultimate impact on the global economy. Although many market observers contend that the market was overvalued and due for a correction anyway, the unpredictability, strength, and suddenness of the historic tumble was unnerving for even the most seasoned investors. If recent volatility is causing you to consider cashing out of your stock holdings, it may be worthwhile to pause and put recent events into perspective, using history as a guide. Read More>>

How is Coronavirus Impacting Global Markets?

Global supply chains have been impacted due to their reliance on Chinese production, including manufacturing. While there are reports of factories reopening in China, the ability of workers to return to the workplace has been slower than anticipated. As is evident from the recent market reaction, investors are struggling to determine the economic impact of this epidemic. Read More>>


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? I have been fortunate to work at Peoples Bank for over 30 years, and this question has been asked pretty much every year I have worked here. Even after all of these years, I have not found a specific easy answer, and there is no quick solution as every situation is a little different. Read More>>

20 Financial Resolutions for 2020

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. Read More>>

7 Tips for Saving Money & Staying Safe During Holiday Shopping

It’s been said that the winter holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, 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. In this article, you’ll find a step-by-step list of tips to help you plan for holiday shopping in advance, save money on purchases, and protect your sensitive personal information and physical packages. Read More>>