Canton Co-operative Bank’s 2nd Annual Shred Day another big success!

The day before would have been a wash-out. And it was cloudy and a little cold. But the local people who stopped by Canton Co-operative’s 2nd Annual Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 22nd – which was Earth Day! – were delighted to be able to safely get rid of old papers documents … and get a free cupcake and free gifts!

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Smart About Money: Be your own loan officer with a Home Equity Line

Have some people mis-used Home Equity Lines of Credit? Absolutely! In the mortgage meltdown of 2008, a lot of people used their equity to enhance their lifestyles, putting that spending “on the house” instead of on a credit card. (A colleague recently told me about a grandparent who maxed out $175,000 of home equity treating their grandkids to gifts and expensive trips – quite a sum.)

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Canton Co-operative Bank sponsoring 2nd Annual Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 22nd from 9AM until noon

Canton, Mass. – Canton Co-operative Bank will be sponsoring its 2nd annual free community Shred Day on Saturday, April 22nd from 9AM until noon at the Bank’s Main Office, 671 Washington Street in Canton Center.

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Mortgage rates are going up. Would it be crazy to go with an adjustable rate mortgage now?

Excellent question! The economy is heating up. Federal Reserve watchers are predicting possible rate increases – plural! – in the months to come.

And adjustable rate mortgages are still so attractive – adjustable rates are so low! But no one wants to make a mistake on something as significant as a mortgage.

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Smart About Money: Coaching Yourself To Financial Success

Will it ever be settled whether it was Patriots’ coach Bill Belichick who made Tom Brady great or the other way around? Who knows!

Having the chance to play school sports for many outstanding coaches and having done some coaching myself, I’m sure Tom Brady realizes he’s lucky to have a head coach like Bill Belichick taking care of The Big Picture and making decisions that let him focus on being the best quarterback he can be.

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