Category Archives for Personal


Your Wallet’s Gone Missing – Now What?

It can happen to any of us, and happens to many of us; according to government statistics, some 900,000 victims of identity theft in 2009 alone reported a lost or stolen wallet was to blame.   Be it a pickpocket at the shopping center, or a “misplaced” wallet during the chaos of prepping for the […]


Why We’re “Going Casual” This Holiday Season

Undoubtedly, you and yours have holiday traditions, and we at Core Bank are no different. Fridays in late November and throughout December you’ll have the opportunity to see our tradition up close. If you happen to drop by one of our branches and see our team unusually “dressed down” in denim, know that we’ve gone […]


Year End Tax Planning Tips

Taxes are a constant every year. But in this big election year, a number of key tax incentives are set to expire. With just two short months before year end, now is the time to get a solid game plan in place for your 2012 tax filings, and 2013 tax strategy. Here are a few […]


Six Steps to Building Good Credit

Building good credit….it’s a bit of a modern twist on the chicken and egg conundrum – it is harder to get credit until you have a history of repaying credit. While, at first, it seems like an impossible situation, take heart. Because building credit, at that good credit, is crucial to your obtaining credit. From a lender’s […]