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Tips to Avoid Getting Scrooged by a Holiday Scam

The holidays are supposed to be joyful, so don’t get scammed by a Scrooge out to steal your hard-earned cash (or your very identity). Keep more money in your pocket to spend on your loved ones or to save for yourself by stashing away the following tips, and you’ll keep the “Happy” in “Happy Holidays.” […]


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 […]