Raising Savvy Savers: Tips for Saving with Young Children

If you were not one of the lucky ones who lived in a home that explicitly taught the importance of smart spending and saving habits you’re far from alone! You also may have stumbled, learning hard lessons along the way. These forays may have led to to questionable decisions, including creative budgeting habits, massive credit card debt, or even bankruptcy. […]

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Banking Tips to Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright

Before you deck the halls and wrap the gifts, it’s important to take stock of some common holiday pitfalls that arise with increased spending. No one wants unexpected issues to crush their holiday spirit. It’s also time to be extra vigilant against seedy characters looking to hack into your accounts to fund their own holiday cheer. Debit card and ATM […]

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$4,000 Grant to Support Local Business Scholarships with PowerLink

Greensburg, Pa. – The Standard Charitable Foundation, with support from Standard Bank, has awarded a $4,000 grant to PowerLink (Westmoreland County). The mission of Powerlink is to assist second-stage companies in growing their business and taking it to the next level with education and advisory resources. Powerlink has helped more than 1,000 companies since 1992, and they continue to expand […]

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$2,000 Grant Awarded to the Stoneybrook Foundation

Acme, Pa. — The Standard Charitable Foundation, with support from Standard Bank, has awarded a $2,000 grant to the Stoneybrook Foundation, which is a non-profit located in Acme, Pa. that strives to improve the lives of children and adults with special challenges through a therapeutic partnership with horses. The grant awarded is to support the purchasing of necessary and updated […]

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Weaving Your Financial Safety Net

You may have had a well-meaning financial advisor (or parent) at some point in your life tell you that you should strive to have a six-month financial safety net set aside. Of course, that’s a goal that can seem far too lofty for anyone living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to put away even $1,000 for an immediate emergency. Could […]

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2019 Business Appreciation

We Appreciate Our Business Partners   You may know that each Spring we hold our special Customer Appreciation Days to thank our personal checking, savings, and loan customers for their business as well as to increase community engagement. However, we felt our business customers needed their own event, because their business is just as important! And what better holiday to […]

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