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  • 5 Tips for Homeownership in a Challenging Market

    June is National Homeownership Month and we’re joining the nation in recognizing the importance housing plays in the lives of our community members.

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  • Bank Jugging: What It Is and How to Stay Vigilant

    Due to reports of “Bank Jugging” incidents in several states, we're sharing important information to help keep our customers and bank visitors safe.

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    What Is Tax Withholding and Why Should I Care?

    Although it may seem counterintuitive, you shouldn’t be hoping for a large tax return in April. Why? It means you’ve been giving up too much of your paycheck throughout the year instead of putting it in your pocket.

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  • What to Know Regarding Section 179 Deductions

    For many small- to medium-sized businesses, capital investments – such as new software or equipment – are the lynchpin for future growth. Fortunately, financing these crucial enhancements through a working capital or equipment loan is not as expensive as you may think. Tax deductions, including Internal Revenue Code Section 179, make capital investments more affordable.

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  • Navigating the Commercial Construction Lending Process

    As we journey into 2022, the outlook for commercial real estate and construction looks strong. Businesses continue to rebound from the 2020 recession and look ahead at their needs for recovery and growth. From new start-ups to established companies, businesses of all shapes and sizes are discovering a need for new space. For many, this will mean obtaining a commercial construction loan to either build new or renovate an existing property.

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  • Optimize Your HSA for Maximum Benefits

    With the cost of medical care increasing, we’re all on the hunt for ways to save. If you have a qualified High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), a Health Savings Account (HSA) can help you budget for, and save money on, health care expenses. So, how does an HSA savings account work, and how can you optimize your HSA? We’re sharing two simple steps to make the most of your HSA savings account.

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