America Saves Week Feb 27, 2017

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 in Featured, Managing Your Money, Money Tips, Peoples Bank News, Personal Financial Insights |

A lot of people in America have a name for their biggest single paycheck: “Tax Refund.” Tax refunds often help families move up the economic ladder when they use it to pay down debt, help purchase necessities, or increase disposable income (savings). On the flip side, tax refunds can have minimal impact when used to purchase things that have little value, or worse, have no value. Peoples Bank wants you to be economically stable. We want you to...

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Get Fiscally Fit for 2016

Posted on Jan 4, 2016 in Featured, Managing Your Money, Peoples Bank News |

It seems like everybody is getting into a fitness routine. Maybe you know some who are spending a lot of money, as well as time, on their physical health. We think that financial health is just as important and provide some helpful tips to get (and stay) fiscally fit. Perhaps the greatest way to improve your financial health is to develop a good plan, have the right tools and make both of those things work together for a time. Financial experts...

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Pay Yourself

Posted on May 27, 2014 in Building Blocks, Investing, Managing Your Money |

The actor Michael Caine is quoted as saying “Save your money. You will need twice as much in your old age as you think.” His advice rings true. The cost of things are rising rapidly, often to suit Wall Street (pun intended), and one shouldn’t expect that to stop. It’s out of our hands. However, there are two means to overcome the problem of escalating prices that you can do something about: save your money, and make it work harder by investing...

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Tips for making your business budget work

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 in Peoples Bank News |

One of the most important keys to running a successful business is to have a well planned budget that tracks spending. Make sure to consider these easily overlooked tips when creating your budget. Feel Free to Make Adjustments. As volatile as the market has been in recent years, it is incredibly important that your budget is flexible. Often your budget will have to be calculated and revised several times before it reaches a final version. While...

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