Check out our helpful articles that cover all things financial and banking related. Whether you're looking for a little "know-how" or help selecting the banking products and services that will help you reach your financial goals, we are here for you.
In an internal email to employees and Corporators in July, Pentucket Bank's new CEO & President Jon Dowst answers some questions about the Bank's future. READ COMMUNICATION.
As part of of our commitment to help build a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community for our employees and customers, Pentucket Banker Marian Willis shares information on Juneteenth, which is considered the longest-running African-American holiday, to help raise awareness of this newly established Federal holiday. LEARN MORE.
No company is safe from being targeted by ransomware. The U.S. Government recently released a memo with best practices and immediate steps you can take to protect yourself, customers and the broader economy. READ SUMMARY.
Earth Day is April 22nd. Check out four easy steps you can take to go paperless and help protect our environment. READ ARTICLE.
Ransomware is the #1 cyber security threat we are facing today. Learn how you and your business can defend against ransomware attacks. LEARN MORE.
In an internal email to employees Pentucket bank President Jon Dowst shares an encouraging reminder of why Pentucket Bank exists. READ MESSAGE.
According to state and federal authorities a record number of Americans have applied for unemployment benefits, and fraudulent unemployment claims from criminals using stolen identities number in the tens of thousands. Check out these helpful steps to consider when criminals use your identity to file fraudulent unemployment claims. REVIEW STEPS.
Fraudsters have caused billions in financial losses through email account compromise. Learn how to prevent this from happening to you. READ ARTICLE.
A scam can be initiated via a computer, text, mail, in person, or a phone call. Learn the 6 common elderly scams to watch out for and how to stay safe. LEARN MORE.
With the recent move for many to working from home, there are a lot of questions around virtual conferencing platforms. Check out these tips provided by FS-ISAC. READ TIPS.
A reading of the Dr. Seuss book "One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent". In this kid-friendly video you will learn about money and its history. WATCH VIDEO.
Guard yourselves against COVID-19-related phishing attacks and disinformation campaigns with these precautionary steps. READ TIPS.
If you’ve included some financial goals in your plan for 2020, check out these 3 easy steps to help you get a jumpstart. CLICK HERE.
Did you get a new tech gadget this holiday season? Any device that connects to the internet is potentially vulnerable and could become compromised. Here are several tips to help you securely configure new devices. CYBER SECURITY TIPS.
There are no summer vacations for identity thieves. Check out a few tips from our BSA Officer Richard Aziz on ways to protect your identity (and credit) this summer. READ ARTICLE.
There are several types of elder abuse and Pentucket Bank is especially cognizant of financial exploitation. Here are some tips to help you spot it. READ ARTICLE.
Do you have a high school graduate going off to college? To learn what steps you can take to financially prepare for college tuition CLICK HERE.
Fraudsters are working harder than ever to get your personal and financial information. Remember, never give your username, password or account information to anyone. Another way to protect yourself is by keeping up with common scams . LEARN MORE.
Are you a small business or start up in need of a business loan? Learn how your home’s equity could help address your business funding needs. LEARN MORE.
If you're a homeowner, you have probably experienced a recent increase in home equity thanks to a "hot housing market". For some ideas on how you can put that to use for personal needs check out our latest blog. READ ARTICLE.
March 3-9, 2019 is National Consumer Protection Week. We are sharing some helpful articles from the Federal Trade Commission to help you protect against fraud, identity theft and other consumer issues. VIEW TIPS.
January may be over but here are a few tips that will help you stay on track with your financial goals the rest of the year. LEARN MORE.
A lost or stolen debit card can bring a sudden stop to your summer fun plans. To learn what steps to take if you find yourself without a debit card CLICK HERE.
Sun, Sand and Cyber Security
Whether you are out exploring or relaxing while on your summer vacation, it is important to strive to be as secure as possible with your digital devices and information. Here are some valuable tips from the National Cyber Security Alliance. LEARN MORE.
Banker as Consultant: Maximizing the Value of a Trusted Partnership
Learn how your commercial bank plays an important role in your business, and not just as a provider of capital. READ ARTICLE.
Do You Love Your Bank?
Community banks have numerous advantages that allow them to serve you and local communities in ways that consistently exceed your expectations and will have you saying you love your bank! READ ARTICLE .
2018 Financial Resolution Tips
Do you have financial resolutions for 2018? To learn tips on how to set and achieve your financial goals CLICK HERE .
Fun and Cheap Fall Activities
Take advantage of the Fall and stay on track with your savings with these budget-friendly activities for the whole family. LEARN MORE .
Advantages of Banking with a Community Bank
Here are the top 5 reasons you should bank with a local community bank instead of a national bank. READ ARTICLE .
5 Steps to Securing a Small Business Loan
Our AVP, Small Business Relationship Manager goes over 5 key steps that can help you be prepared to apply for a small business loan. LEARN MORE .
Mortgage Questions & Answers
Pentucket Bank mortgage experts answer some common home loan questions. To read the article CLICK HERE .
Debit Card Tips
New to banking or just looking for a few new tidbits? CLICK HERE for some helpful tips for any debit card user.
Personal Finance Hacks
Whether you’re looking to open a bank account for the first time or you’ve had an account for many years, here are some tips to help you make the most of your bank account.
If you're in the market to purchase a house, you've probably come across the terms "conventional" and "unconventional" mortgages. To learn more about what makes a conventional different CLICK HERE .
How to Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Budget
Valentine’s Day can be a stressful time, whether you’re in a relationship or single. For 3 tips that will make your date (or yourself) happy while staying on track with your budget this upcoming Valentine’s Day CLICK HERE .
Tips to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter
Winterizing your vehicle helps keep it running smoothly while avoiding costly repairs. For a list of tips to prepare your vehicle for winter driving CLICK HERE .
How to Select the Right Business Checking Account
No matter what size business you have, you need a business checking account that fits your specific situation. To learn about several important factors to consider when picking the best checking account for your business needs CLICK HERE .
6 Ways to Budget and Save Money During the Holidays
With the holidays around the corner, it is never too early to start budgeting for your holiday shopping. CLICK HERE for tips on setting a holiday budget you can stick to, saving money with creativity and getting through the holidays with money in the bank .
Buying VS Renting
It’s an American dream to become a homeowner, but how do you know whether to rent or buy? CLICK HERE to learn about what you should know before deciding to rent or buy a home.
Different Mortgage Types Explained
No matter what your mortgage needs may be, there is an appropriate loan available for you. For a handy guide to help understand the different types of mortgages available to homebuyers CLICK HERE .
Online reputation management is an essential public relations need for all businesses in the internet age. Every business should be aware of their brand’s reputation and take active steps to control their reputation online. For some best practices and tips you can use CLICK HERE .
Purchasing a home is a big financial commitment. Here are some things to keep in mind in preparing to purchase your home. READ ARTICLE .
The beginning of the year is a great time to review your budget. For some helpful tips to get you started CLICK HERE .