Peoples Bank Blog

Protecting Yourself Against Banking Security Scams

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jan 13, 2017 4:51:48 PM

Victims of fraud and other banking security scams always seem to be someone else. That is until it happens to one of us.

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Preparing For Tax Season

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jan 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM


What’s your best strategy for tax season? Preparation.

While your annual tax appointment may be weeks – or months – away,  it’s never too early to prepare for it. Being ready means you can file your return at the earliest possible moment if you so choose. Here are some suggestions to help you get organized this tax season.

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Family Finances: How to Get Everyone on Board with Budgeting

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Involving your entire family in the household budgeting process will not only give your family excellent input and ideas on how to budget, but it can also help get your finances under control. Family budgeting is also a great way to teach your kids about money and the importance of financial responsibility.

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What to Do Before Leaving For Vacation

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM


There's nothing quite like the excitement of leaving for vacation, especially over the holidays. You've planned ahead, finalized your itinerary with friends and family, and now you're looking forward to fun and relaxation.

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Promoting Financial Literacy for Every Age

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM


The importance of financial literacy for adults can't be emphasized enough; without it, we leave ourselves open to a variety of issues and problems that can be devastating financially.

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Security Tips for Holiday Online Shopping

Posted by Mark Woods on Dec 8, 2016 9:52:47 AM

Stickley on Security© offers the following thoughts concerning Online Shopping. Click here for the full article.

Online shopping is a very convenient way to do your holiday shopping. However, you should consider the following security items:

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Giving Back: Donating Before the End of the Year

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM


As 2016 enters the homestretch, you're likely to get plenty of requests for charitable donations. This could be a great and helpful reminder to give your favorite West Texas charity or discover a new charity that you want to help.

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How to Get Involved in Your Community

Posted by Peoples Bank on Nov 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Does your involvement in the community make a difference? The answer is a resounding “yes!” Whether it's helping others, participating in events to make your community stronger, or bringing your family closer together by working together on community projects, your volunteer efforts have a definite impact.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Posted by Jon Drake on Nov 26, 2016 9:45:00 AM

Being a child of the ‘80’s, I’ve written about songs that influence us. The song, “Should I Stay or Should I Go”, is a song by the English punk rock band the Clash, from their album Combat Rock. It was written in 1981 and was the band’s only number-one single on the UK Singles Chart. It is now prominently used for a hotel chain to encourage travel.

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How To Build Your Credit As Newlyweds

Posted by Peoples Bank on Nov 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM


The wedding is over, and you’ve enjoyed a blissful honeymoon. Now it’s time to enjoy life with all the joy that marriage can bring as well as its many challenges and decisions.

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