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Five Reasons to Choose an Independent Agent
Aug 22, 2019, 2:10 PM
Here's five reasons why you should choose an independent agent for your insurance
4 Ways to Keep Your Car Insurance Rates Low
Aug 22, 2019, 1:50 PM
Here are 4 tips to help you keep your car insurance rates low.
Causes of High Car Insurance Rates and How to Avoid Them
Aug 22, 2019, 1:40 PM
Learn about the causes of high car insurance rates and what you can do to avoid them.
Car Insurance 101 For Informed Shoppers
Aug 22, 2019, 1:19 PM
What type of insurance do you need? Learn more about the types of coverage offered and what they mean.
How to Recognize and Avoid Tech Support Scams
Aug 8, 2019, 9:56 AM
Be prepared to fight off tech support perpetrators
What is Voice ID?
Jan 15, 2019, 9:00 AM
Voice ID is authentication technology that creates a unique voiceprint for you when you call Customer Care or Cash Management. So the next time you call in, it will match your voiceprint and quickly confirm your identity.
What is Mortgage Underwriting Anyway?
Dec 18, 2018, 12:45 PM
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during the underwriting process.
Starting the Mortgage Process: Why Prequalify?
Dec 12, 2018, 2:07 PM
Prequalification is an important step in the home buying process. Find out how easy it can be!
Four of Our Favorite Mobile App Debit Card Control Features
Oct 17, 2018, 12:16 PM
Debit card controls that allow you to manage how and where your debit card is used. Turn your card off...and back on again...from within your Kennebunk Savings mobile app.
What is Google Pay™ and How Do I Use It?
Oct 5, 2018, 10:04 AM
Google Pay™ allows you to pay for purchases with an Android® smart device. Simply tap a button on your device and hold it over the contactless payment terminal at checkout.
Home Renovation: Refinancing vs. A Home Equity Loan
May 10, 2018, 12:13 PM
You're ready to renovate your home! Now the big question: how do you pay for it? Is refinancing or a home equity loan right for you? Compare these two popular financing options and gain insights to help inform your decision.
5 Tips to Help You Steer Clear of Charity Scams
Mar 12, 2018, 4:18 PM
How can you separate the scams from the reputable organizations that do so much good with the donations they receive? Follow these tips before deciding where you’ll donate and help ensure your hard-earned money will reach the intended recipient.
Top 5 Money Management Tips For Your College-Bound Teen
Jan 26, 2018, 1:20 PM
Help your college-bound teen make effective and informed money management decisions.
What is Apple Pay and How Do I Use It?
Dec 7, 2017, 1:19 PM
Learn how to turn your mobile device into a digital wallet. With the tap of a button, quickly and safely pay for purchases, at retailers where Apple Pay® is accepted.
11 Tips to Protect Yourself from Online Fraud This Holiday Season
Nov 17, 2017, 11:00 AM
If you’re like most of us, you’ll spend some time shopping online in the coming weeks. Here are 11 tips to help keep your finances and personal information safe, without giving up the convenience of shopping online.
Do You Have the Proper Insurance for Your Business?
Oct 27, 2017, 1:15 PM
One of the truisms of insurance is that you never know how much you need it— until you need it. Businesses are exposed to a variety of risks on a daily basis. In this blog, learn how to mitigate risk with the proper insurance coverage.
How Do I Use My Phone To Deposit A Check?
Oct 6, 2017, 1:57 PM
Deposit a check into your bank account from anywhere using the camera on your smartphone or tablet. With Mobile Deposit you simply snap, tap and your deposit is made! It’s easy, secure and can be done from the comfort of your home!
How to Develop a Capital Improvement Plan for Your Building. Five Steps for Success
Sep 19, 2017, 4:36 PM
Here are five basic steps for a successful capital improvement plan.
The Equifax Data Breach: Here’s What You Need to Know
Sep 8, 2017, 4:28 PM
Equifax, one of the three largest credit reporting bureaus, announced on Thursday, September 7th, that hackers had gained access to some of its systems, potentially compromising sensitive information for 143 million American consumers. At risk information includes Social Security numbers, names,…
Expanding Your Business? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself First
Sep 5, 2017, 10:41 AM
When you're preparing to expand your business, there are a number of questions to consider. Many of them you can answer easily, while some may require research and additional advice from others. Here are five questions to help you get started.
Why Is My Debit Card Declined?
Aug 23, 2017, 11:29 AM
A debit card decline during an in-store purchase can be inconvenient and embarrassing, but it’s likely not your fault. Here are 4 tips to help reduce the chances of getting a cringe-worthy declined message in the future.
Taking Care of Your Family: Top Considerations for Buying Life Insurance
Aug 10, 2017, 9:31 AM
Many people think they’ll get to purchasing life insurance…eventually. Time spent planning for the unexpected could be the best legacy you’ll leave for your family.
6 Tips for Managing Cash Flow in a Seasonal Business
Jul 28, 2017, 11:30 AM
If you run a seasonal business you already know the ins and outs and ups and downs that make managing cash flow such a balancing act—particularly during the off-season. Here are a few tips for seasonal businesses, to help keep cash flowing in the right direction all year long.
Why You Should Set Travel Alerts With Your Bank
Jul 17, 2017, 2:40 PM
Planning a road trip? Understand why notifying your bank about your travel plans is great advice that shouldn't be overlooked.
How to Choose a Home Mortgage Lender
Jul 6, 2017, 4:00 PM
Before you even begin looking for a home, think about finding a knowledgeable and reliable mortgage lender. A good lender will help you navigate the home financing process, providing you with guidance every step of the way. Here are some tips we’ve prepared to help you choose a mortgage lender.
Sealing the Deal: Understanding Mortgage Closing Costs
Jun 30, 2017, 2:16 AM
You're so close. You've gone through the exciting and maybe even exhausting process of finding your perfect home, but now the closing is in sight! With these tips, you can know what to expect in the next phase.
5 Tips To Help You Improve Your Credit Score
Jun 23, 2017, 10:26 AM
Even if your credit score has suffered hits in the past, you can still aim for a stronger credit position by being vigilant, monitoring your score, and adhering to the following tips.
Skimming & Scamming – How Do I Detect a Card Skimmer?
Jun 16, 2017, 4:52 AM
If you watch or read the news lately, it may seem like credit and debit card fraud is everywhere around you. While it is important to be cautious while using your debit or credit card, there are actions you can take to protect yourself from theft.
4 Things You Should Know About Homeowner's Insurance
Jun 9, 2017, 3:42 AM
While homeowner's insurance is typically required as part of your mortgage agreement, making informed decisions on how to protect what is probably your biggest asset means asking lots of questions.
8 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment on Your First Home
Jun 2, 2017, 8:17 AM
The idea of saving for a down payment on a home can be an overwhelming prospect for first-time homebuyers, but it doesn't need to be. Here are eight tips to help you save and move a little bit closer to buying a home you’ll love.
6 Things to Consider Before Refinancing
May 31, 2017, 2:42 PM
Refinancing your home can be a great move for your long-term financial well-being, but it’s important to consider your options carefully before refinancing, so that the actual cost doesn't negate the financial benefits.
Why Your Small Business Needs a Dedicated Credit Card
May 25, 2017, 6:07 AM
As a small business owner, it can be tough to juggle business purchases and payments, and it might seem like a dedicated credit card would be just another bill to pay, but a business credit card can have real benefits for your small business.