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 […]

Savings Strategies for Milford, Stratford Residents Nearing 30

by Cortney Meng Milford and Stratford residents: do you have a 30th birthday coming up? If so, take a moment to reflect on where you were and what you were doing just 10 years ago. A lot has changed, no? In fact, your twenties can be one of the most transformative decades of your life. By […]

Survey Shows Millennials Prioritizing Coffee Over Retirement

By Matt Kelly Hey Millennials, how do you take your coffee? Do you pick up a simple $1.00 cup from the gas station during your morning commute? Or are you all about splurging on a $5.00 specialty drink at Starbucks to give you an afternoon pick-me-up? Whether you’re adding cream, sugar or a shot of […]

What Milford, Stratford Homeowners Need To Know About Home Equity Loans

by Paul Mulligan Even though it might not always feel like it, your home is likely one of the greatest financial assets at your disposal. Of course there is always going to be something to fix. Making your monthly mortgage payments might cause a little anxiety from time to time. But all the energy and […]

Can Your Business Save with Solar?

by Rebecca Tudor By now, most Americans understand that making eco-conscious decisions in their day to day lives is an important step to ensure a healthy environment for future generations. Many are making the move into eco-friendly vehicles, installing high-efficiency LED light bulbs and grocery shopping in the organic food section. But it isn’t consumers […]