Saving Money Archives - Mascoma Bank


Building A Resilient Portfolio

It might seem as though the right way to invest is to find the perfect stock, bond, or mutual fund and make that your investment of choice. However, no single investment—or type of investment—provides a strong return year in and year out. That’s why you need to diversify your investments and perform regular check-ins to

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Posted by Richard Lemay on March 18, 2020

Emergency Funds: Why You Need One

Even if you have a great handle on your finances, unexpected challenges such as losing a job, dealing with an injury or illness, or having to help a family member in need can threaten your financial stability. It doesn’t take much to throw your monthly budget off track.

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Posted by Kelly Nelson on February 6, 2020

Little Ways to Save Add Up

From Thanksgiving through New Years, many of us throw caution to the wind. We spend more and we eat more, and even now, many of us are recovering from all that excess.

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Posted by Richard Lemay on March 5, 2019

Five Steps to Start Saving—Today!

If saving were as easy as spending, we’d all be sitting on nest eggs the size of mountains. Unfortunately, most Americans struggle to save, and many carry more than $10,000 in debt on their credit cards.

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Posted by Richard Lemay on July 12, 2017