Saving Big on Summer Travel, Part 1: Planning Your Trip

By Susan Wolfe As the last of the winter snow melts and temperatures start to creep up, you may catch yourself at your desk staring out your window on warm, sunny spring days. If you’ve got children, they’re likely doing the same thing, simply counting down the days until the end of the school year. […]

Beware of These Common Types of Fraud, Part 3

By Lynn Viesti Berube In many ways, the technology we use in our daily lives makes us smarter, more adaptable and gives us the ability to accomplish more, from anywhere. But without taking proper security precautions, these tools can be used against us. In fact, hackers and con artists were able to steal over $15 […]

Beware of These Common Types of Fraud, Part 2

By Lynn Viesti Berube As discussed in Part 1 of this series, the stakes for maintaining your privacy and financial security have never been higher. With the influx of connected devices that we now use in our daily lives, a failure to adhere to strict security practices can leave you vulnerable to a number of […]

Beware These Common Types of Fraud, Part 1

By Lynn Viesti Berube All of the technological tools we have at our disposal today can offer numerous benefits in our day to day lives. We can make financial transactions on the go, connect with long-lost friends and learn just about anything that piques your curiosity. But with all the rewards of our modern technology, […]

Join Milford Bank and Play Dodgeball for a Cause

by Jorge Santiago At The Milford Bank, we’ve been providing financial services since 1872. But as a community bank, we also know that our responsibility to the community extends beyond the walls of our office locations. That’s why we partner with other organizations in the Milford and Stratford community to help improve the lives of the […]

Five Higher Ed Facts All Milford, Stratford Parents Should Know

By Patty Gallagher If you’re a Milford or Stratford resident with a child in high school, it is likely that your family has already started to have conversations about higher education. Deciding whether or not your child should go to college is a difficult one, with many factors that inform the choice. And if your […]

Five Helpful Hints for Managing Credit Card Debt

By Karuna Kasbawala For most people, discussing their financial challenges is about as popular as receiving a root canal. As a result, individuals faced with difficult financial decisions often feel like they’re all alone. But the reality is that millions of Americans are facing similar difficulties. In fact, researchers recently found that the median debt […]

Milford, Stratford Business Leaders: Reserve a Spot at Upcoming Bite-Size Marketing Seminars

By Rebecca Tudor Title: Milford, Stratford Business Leaders: Reserve a Spot at Upcoming Bite-Size Marketing Seminars As a community bank, we believe that providing service to local businesses doesn’t end after we’ve helped to secure the financial services that set you on a path to success. It’s just as important to stay engaged with our […]

Beware of These Hidden Costs When Buying a Home

by JoAnn Sabas Over the past few years, you’ve saved up enough money to make a down payment on a piece of real estate. You’ve prequalified for a mortgage and you’re confident that you can make your monthly payments without any problem—but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re ready to buy. When purchasing a home, it […]

Milford, Stratford Residents: Be Wary of Identity Theft this Tax Season

By Pam Reiss There’s nothing easy about doing your taxes. Filling out all those forms and hunting for old receipts is enough to drive anybody crazy. As if you didn’t have enough to concern yourself with during this important time of the year, you can now add another potential peril to the list: tax return […]