The car dealership that intimidates you throughout the year is more like Santa than the Grinch during the holidays, gifting the ride on your wish list at a big discount courtesy of manufacturer’s rebates and hard-to-pass-up finance deals. But does this wisdom ring true? YES and NO. With the new year a few weeks away, […]

Make tax time a little less….taxing.

Taxes are a constant every year. With just two short months before year end, now is the time to get a solid game plan in place for your 2013 tax filings, and 2014 tax strategy. Here are a few tips to get your preparation started.     Income tax withholding. Review how much federal income […]

Core Bank supports crime prevention program in veterans homes

  Centennial Bank and now Core Bank with the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation (SHCPF) in 2010.  The Foundation along with the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and the American Bankers Association (ABA) join forces to ensure that 40,000 Veterans living in 160 state Veteran nursing homes in the U.S. are able to live […]

Outsmart Old Man Winter with Home Improvements

  Did you hear the dismal forecast? The vaunted Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a torturous mix of above-normal precipitation and below-normal temps this winter. Is your home ready for the frigid onslaught? It’s estimated 30 percent of your heat and, in turn, energy-related dollars go out the window and doors. And that stat says nothing […]