Free Info Session for First-Time HomeBuyers at Canton Co-operative Bank on Saturday, Sep. 30th

Canton, Mass. – Canton Co-operative Bank is sponsoring a free 90-minute Info Session for First-Time HomeBuyers on Saturday, September 30th from 10AM to 11:30AM at the Bank’s offices at 671 Washington Street in Canton Center.

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Smart About Money: A visit from the Secret Service …

Usually when people have a visit from the U.S. Secret Service, it’s not a positive thing. But when the Secret Service came to see us at Canton Co-operative Bank a few weeks ago, it was at our invitation and I think it’s fair to say it was one of the most fascinating presentations I have ever attended.

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Mary Ellen Hudner promoted at Canton Co-operative Bank and receives “5 Years of Service” Award

Canton, Mass. – Canton Co-operative Bank President Nick Maffeo has reported that Mary Ellen Hudner has been promoted to Customer Service Representative/Teller. She also recently received her “5 Years of Service” Award at the local independent community Bank.

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You have a fantastic low rate on your first mortgage. Don’t want to touch that – but you need money for something …

Some ideas for how to get that money in a rising interest rate environment …

Mortgage rates were so low for so long that many people who wanted to take some cash from their equity would just refinance into a new mortgage.

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Smart About Money: Chasing credit card rewards … worth it?

As I recall, it was the late WBZ radio host Lovell Dyett who used to say, “Spend your time wisely. It’s the only money you’ve got.”

I found myself thinking about that when reading a Page 1 Wall Street Journal article about people who get credit cards to chase bonus points and credit card rewards. One individual has 29 credit cards!

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