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2022

 

2022

Business Start-Up

How Do I Get Started? Start Your Business With These 10 Steps

08/03/2022It finally happened. The lightbulb in your head has gone off: “I have a business idea that will change the world!”

While many of us have been in this situation before, it’s important to not get carried away in the moment. To be a successful entrepreneur and business owner, it is vital to think ahead, develop a business plan, consider a launch strategy, and think about your business trajectory.

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Affordable Housing

How Mainers can Find Affordable Housing and Down Payment Assistance

07/06/2022The concept of the “American Dream” has been glorified over the last century in pop culture, usually referring to building a family in a safe, suburban environment while living comfortably. Unfortunately, one of the key aspects of this idea has become increasingly more difficult to achieve: homeownership.

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Digital Banking

What is the Difference Between Digital Banking, Online Banking, and Mobile Banking?

06/10/2022Banking has come a long way from waiting in a long line at the end of a work day just to cash a check. With today’s technology, digital banking is the most convenient way to access all your accounts and manage your finances on one device–wherever you are.

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Cybercrimes

How to Protect Yourself Against Cybercrime and Scammers?

05/04/2022Cybercrime is an ongoing threat in our digital world, and it continues to evolve with new threats all the time. The FBI reported that $6.9 billion was lost through internet crimes in 2021, with 847,376 separate complaints, a 7% increase from 2020.

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Financial Literacy

What is Financial Literacy?

04/01/2022April is Financial Literacy Month – a time to review your finances and learn more about important topics like budgeting, taxes, managing student loans, and more. It's also a great time to start reviewing and learning important skills that will help you for the rest of your life– no matter how young or old you are.

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Loan Options

How To Find the Right Loan Option for You?

03/04/2022Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, looking to refinance, or planning to renovate your summer camp, there are different loan options available that can help you see your project come to life. 

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Construction Loans

How to Start a Construction Loan?

02/07/2022Work with a local experienced lender for whatever building project is on your plate. From quick fixes to fixer-uppers to brand-new construction, we’re ready to get your home or camp project started on solid ground.

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Health Savings Account

Have You Considered a Health Savings Account?

01/07/2022 - Even with the best planning, life will sometimes throw you a curveball. That's why opening a Health Savings Account (HSA) is one of the smartest things you can do to protect yourself and your family.

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