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Homebuyers: How considering the seller’s perspective can help you buy a home

Basically, all home sellers want three things: 1) A great offer, 2) From a qualified buyer and 3) A deal that will close quickly with no headaches.

That’s the perfect scenario. But price is not always the most important of the three. Because a “great offer” that falls through at some point before the closing is a significant hassle that sellers want to avoid if at all possible.

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Help! My son is in Germany and his debit chip card doesn’t work!

Here is a very important fact you will want to bear in mind if you or a family member are travelling outside of the United States – even if it’s “just” to Canada or Europe: Due to international financial fraud, U.S. banks (including Canton Co-operative) have turned off debit chip cards for transactions outside the United States.

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Local people love Canton Co-operative’s Free Community Shred Day

Apparently Canton Co-operative’s annual Shred Day is on people’s calendars now. Many people who were here on April 21st for our 3rd Annual free community Shred Day told us they appreciated the opportunity to be able to safely get rid of old papers and documents. Some said they had actually waited for Shred Day to come around again. It definitely is a very popular annual event.

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Canton Co-operative Bank: Why we are the way we are

At Canton Co-operative, we were very lucky in our founders. Men and women who were devoted to the town of Canton and to the idea that people need a safe place to save and a fair place to borrow.

Basically they believed it was vitally important for a hometown like Canton to have a hometown bank. That was in 1891.

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