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Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part One: Teens & College Student Finances

The entire month of September we’re taking you back-to-school with our Achieving Financial Success Over the Years blog series. No matter your stage in life, we’re providing helpful information you need, whether you’re: a young student wondering … [Read more...]

Small Business Financing: Interview with SCORE Mentor

We sat down with Lou Davenport, a small business financing mentor with over 18 years experience with SCORE, an organization that provides small business advice, mentorship and workshops to startup and existing businesses in the Lancaster / Lebanon … [Read more...]

Direct Deposit – Why It Never Comes on the Weekends or Holidays

Editor's Note: This post was originally posted on August 14, 2014, and has been updated for accuracy and to include updated information. Have you ever wondered why you never receive your pay on the weekend, even if it is a direct deposit? Or, it’s … [Read more...]

5 Pieces of Advice for Second-Time Home Buyers | Infographic

Note: This article was updated August 4, 2016. It originally published in October 2015. We give first-time home buyers a lot of attention and hand-holding, mostly because the whole process in unchartered territory to them. It's often assumed that … [Read more...]

Credit Disability Insurance: Will You Be Covered In A Time of Need?

Editor's Note: This post was originally posted on January 7, 2014, and has been updated for accuracy. Being prepared for the unexpected, like a debilitating illness or an unforeseen broken bone, can help secure the financial future of your support … [Read more...]

4 Smart Ways Married Couples Can Manage Post-Wedding Finances

Tis’ the season for marriage! If you're a recent newlywed, you may finally be settling down after the marriage festivities, opening gifts, and adding up the money you received to start your new life together. Depending on someone's relationship with … [Read more...]

Have Fun with Saving Money: No Penny Pinching Necessary

Saving money may not always sound very exciting in the moment, but it’s hard to deny that the rewards are worth it.  Whether you need to start an emergency savings fund or you’re building a down payment for a home or car, buckling down and saving … [Read more...]

Protect Yourself from Debit Card Fraud

For many people, debit cards are the perfect plastic. They offer most of the conveniences of credit cards with no risk of accumulating debt. They are a great tool for people who are trying to control their spending and stick to a budget. But like … [Read more...]

Is Writing a Will a Financial Necessity?

Do you have a formal will in place?  What are your reasons for procrastinating? Maybe you feel like writing a will is too complicated or too expensive, or maybe you think your property will automatically go to your spouse or children anyway.  If you … [Read more...]

What Business Owners Should Know Before Deciding to Break a Contract

A large part of running a business involves entering into contracts. Some contracts can be relatively minor while others can be rather monumental. No matter what the nature of the contract, a breach of contract might be necessary due to delays, … [Read more...]

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Due to water damage, our Embassy Drive branch will be closed until further notice. Items placed in the night deposit box will be processed daily. Members can visit our other branches to conduct transactions. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to get the branch up and running as soon as possible.