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Celebrate Halloween with Treats from NH Candy Stores

With Halloween a few short weeks away, we thought it made sense to showcase some of NH’s top candy stores. Depending on where you live, you likely have one not far from you.

Personal Checking Accounts

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Why is Cyber Security a Problem?

Why is Cyber Security a Problem?

The more you understand the tools and schemes hackers use to access your personal information, the more you will be able to protect yourself from cyberattacks!

Why Should You Use a Mobile Wallet App?

Why Should You Use a Mobile Wallet App?

With the continued popularity of payment apps utilized on a mobile device, you no longer need to worry about carrying a wallet, let alone any credit and debit cards. Mobile wallet provides you with the same in-hand accessibility simply by storing your debit and credit card information in digital form.

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Celebrate Halloween with Treats from NH Candy Stores

With Halloween a few short weeks away, we thought it made sense to showcase some of NH’s top candy stores. Depending on where you live, you likely have one not far from you.

Purr-fectly Pet Friendly Hotels in NH

Check out these pet-friendly hotels throughout New Hampshire and the benefits of traveling with pets in our latest blog post.

Top 5 NH Golf Courses to Tee Off on a Shoestring Budget

Eager to hit the green but worried you don’t have enough dough? This week’s post celebrates local courses to perfect your golf swing even on a shoestring budget.

Security

Why is Cyber Security a Problem?

The more you understand the tools and schemes hackers use to access your personal information, the more you will be able to protect yourself from cyberattacks!

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we want to provide our seniors and their family members and caregivers with tips to guard against financial exploitation. Roughly 20 percent of older Americans fall prey to financial exploitation losing on average $120,000, or $3 billion every year, according to a study from the AARP Public Policy Institute.

In Celebration of Safer Internet Day

As more and more of our professional and personal interactions move online, including online and mobile banking, it’s important to be safe in cyberspace.

Community

Ode to New Hampshire’s Orchards

The fall season in New Hampshire means the opportunity to visit some incredible local orchards.

Should You Sign Up for a CSA?

With summer in full swing, many New Englanders are eager to visit their local farm stand for the season’s freshest produce. Did you know you can take your support for local farmers a step further by signing up for a CSA?

Get Fresh this Summer!

No matter where you live in New Hampshire, chances are you have a farm stand or farmer’s market right in your backyard. In fact, there’s no shortage of farms to support in this great state, which is why our team at Franklin Savings Bank is eager to share some resources to help you source the freshest ingredients this summer.

Homeowner

The Concept of Construction Lending

After a while, the inability to find and purchase an existing home can inspire some homebuyers to call off the search and start building their own from scratch. These situations make the case for construction lending. If this story sounds familiar and you’re considering buying your home, rather than purchasing one that is already built, read on to learn about construction lending and whether it’s the right route to homeownership for you.

Ready, Set, Sell Your Home!

Whether you are ready to get rid of it or are struggling with emotional attachment, selling a home can be stressful. We are here to help alleviate any anxiety by providing you with three simple suggestions on selling your home to ensure a seamless selling process. 

Tips for Becoming a Homeowner

Are you ready to make homeownership a reality in 2021? We have some tips to help prepare you for purchasing your first home.

Money Matters

Financial Advice Associated with Aging Parents

Worried about the financial implications that come with caring for aging parents? Don’t miss our latest blog post!

Keep Summer Spending in Check

We’ve got some tips for sticking to your budget and keeping up with your savings this summer, even when you’re traveling.

Teach Teens to Save with the Right Summer Job

Parenting teenagers is not for the faint-hearted. Plenty of us on the Franklin Savings Bank team have done it, are doing it, or dread the day when our children morph into teens. This blog will, hopefully, help you impart some wisdom and smart saving habits to your teen. We’ll start with some advice about summer jobs and which ones are the best for teens to pursue.

Financial Tips

Special Strategies to Help Kids Save

Like most valuable life lessons, it’s never too early to teach your kids to save money. Nurturing your children to be savers instead of spenders is a smart strategy and one they will undoubtedly thank you for in the future. There are plenty of resources available that support teaching kids the value of saving. In fact, each year the American Bankers Association (ABA) designates a specific day in honor of this important skill.

How to Maximize Your Tax Refund

Whether your tax refund is $500 or $3,000, there are smart ways to maximize these funds.

Switching Banks

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