Give Your Company a Security Check on First Friday of Each Quarter

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 in Online Security, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter | Comments Off on Give Your Company a Security Check on First Friday of Each Quarter

Give Your Company a Security Check on First Friday of Each Quarter

The security of your company’s computers and network is too important to ignore. The Director of the FBI recently told a reporter that there are two types of companies in the United States: those that have been hacked by China, and those who don’t know they have been hacked by China. Think about that problem for a moment as you think about your company network security… The (other) problem is that few companies have the resources, let alone the time, to make computer security a constant focus. Because doing something on a regular basis to...

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Converting Savings to Retirement Income

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 in Investing, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter | Comments Off on Converting Savings to Retirement Income

Converting Savings to Retirement Income

During your working years, you’ve probably set aside funds in retirement accounts such as IRAs, 401(k)s, or other workplace savings plans, as well as in taxable accounts. Your challenge during retirement is to convert those savings into an ongoing income stream that will provide adequate income throughout your retirement years. Setting a withdrawal rate The retirement lifestyle you can afford will depend not only on your assets and investment choices, but also on how quickly you draw down your retirement portfolio. The annual percentage that...

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What to do about the online security threats

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in Online Security, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter | Comments Off on What to do about the online security threats

What to do about the online security threats

Over the past several months, much has been written about the advanced, persistent threats to computer security. It seems as though each brings news of security breaches where passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information are possibly exposed to bad guys. Peoples Bank is constantly monitoring its defenses to protect your sensitive data. The bank’s network and computers are always being tested and strengthened to avoid a data breach. And, we think about ways to help you protect yourself. The Bank’s “defense in...

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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in Investing, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter | Comments Off on Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

If you’re covered by Medicare, here’s some welcome news—Medicare drug coverage can help you handle the rising cost of prescriptions. If you’re covered by original Medicare, you can sign up for a drug plan offered in your area by a private company or insurer that has been approved by Medicare. Many Medicare Advantage plans will also offer prescription drug coverage in addition to the comprehensive health coverage they already offer. Although prescription drug plans vary, all provide a standard amount of coverage set by Medicare. Every plan...

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