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Should you agree to co-sign a loan?

Canton Co-operative Bank President & CEO Nick Maffeo writes a popular monthly column on finances for the Canton Citizen. (His columns can be found on the Citizen web site and also here on Canton Co-operative’s web site).

He recently wrote in detail about the pros and cons of co-signing a loan for a family member or friend.

The bottom line: Co-signing is a complicated financial decision that should never be made quickly or casually.

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“Dad … why do you still bank there?

One of our employees here at Canton Co-operative recently went with her father to the Big Bank where he has a home equity line to ask some questions about his account because what she was seeing on his statements didn’t make sense.

“I work at a bank, so I know how things are,” she said. “And I know how we treat customers at Canton Co-operative.” What she heard from the customer service representative at the Big Bank made her really mad.

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2018 Holiday Hours, Holiday Happenings and Holiday Gift Ideas

HOLIDAY HOURS
Christmas and New Year’s Day are on Tuesdays this year and the Bank will be closed. Online/Mobile Banking, telephone banking and ATMs are available 24/7.

FYI – Canton Co-operative Bank will close at 12 noon on both Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24th and New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31st.

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Canton Co-operative Bank’s 2018 ‘Pie Day’ — collecting pies for the Canton Food Pantry — is Friday, November 16th

Canton, Mass. – Once again this year, Canton Co-operative Bank will be collecting store-bought pies to bring to the Canton Food Pantry on the Friday before Thanksgiving – Friday, November 16th.

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Making getting a mortgage easier …

“I really like to work with first-time homebuyers because I know how daunting buying a home can be.”
~ Bela Vasconcelos, AVP/Director of Residential Lending at Canton Co-operative Bank

At Canton Co-operative, we hold our popular Info Sessions for first-time homebuyers twice a year so buyers can get objective answers to all their questions about lining up financing, working with a REALTOR® and protecting themselves legally.

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First-Time HomeBuyer Info Session on Saturday, September 29th at Canton Co-operative … free!

Canton, Mass. – Canton Co-operative Bank is sponsoring a free 90-minute Info Session on Saturday, September 29th. Registration is at 9:45AM and the program is from 10AM to 11:30AM at the Bank’s offices at 671 Washington Street in Canton Center. First-time homebuyers are invited to attend to get objective answers to all of their questions about mortgages, buying in this market, protecting themselves legally and more.

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