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Why You Should Use Zelle Instead of Venmo or CashApp

When it comes to your finances and online transfers, you can never be too safe. Apps like CashApp and Venmo have dominated the mobile money transfering market and make it easy to send money to anyone across the country. Their simplicity, ease of use, and well-known names are all attractive attributes to consumers, though they…

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eAlerts 101: How & Why To Set Up eAlerts To Monitor Account Activity

eAlerts can be a useful tool for staying on top of your finances, monitoring your accounts for any suspicious or fraudulent activity, and even for keeping an eye on your teen or young adult’s spending habits while they learn to make sound financial decisions. Setting up eAlerts is easy: when you log into the Piscataqua…

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What To Do If You Are a Victim of Fraud

Even if you are diligent in the preventive steps to protect yourself from fraud, anyone can fall into the sophisticated trap of a scammer. As Americans continue to share more personal information on the Internet everyday, it becomes increasingly more difficult to identify potential scams and to protect themselves from fraudulent behavior. If you or…

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Budget Basics

Knowing how to create and stick to a budget is important to your financial education and wellbeing, but many people go without a budget until they find themselves in financial trouble. But budgeting isn’t just for times of financial stress: a budget can help you save for future goals, and make sure your spending is…

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How To Protect Yourself From Fraud

Today it’s more important than ever to be vigilant about your personal information. Given data breaches in recent years by major companies including LinkedIn and ParkMobile, everyone should consider themselves at risk for fraud and take steps to educate themselves about how to protect their information, common scams to keep an eye out for, and…

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How & Why To Start Paying Your Bills Online

Are you still paying your bills by cash or check? Piscataqua Savings Bank’s online bill payment feature is a safe and easy way to stay on top of all of your bills without the hassle of mailing individual checks or cash to multiple vendors. Why Start Paying Bills Online Online bill payment makes it easier…

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How To Spot Fraud

While most of us are aware financial fraud exists, few people expect it will happen to them. As more financial information is shared online, across apps and networks, the risk of random attacks from scammers has increased. With fraud tactics changing all the time, how do you know if a phone call, text, or email…

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10 Budget-Friendly Things To Do In Portsmouth With Kids

The New Hampshire Seacoast is a wonderful place to spend time with kids. The beautiful natural surroundings and rich cultural history mean that there is always plenty to keep kids entertained without breaking the bank. Whether it’s exploring tide pools or taking in an outdoor movie, some of the best things to do in the…

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Key Takeaways from PSB’s 2021 Impact Report

2021 was a year of considerable change and growth. We said goodbye to several long-tenured employees, including our beloved Bank president, Rick Wallis, who served our community for 39 years with unfailing dedication. Our staff adjusted admirably to the changes, and their development will continue to be a priority, as nothing ensures an exceptional experience…

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Why Choose A Local Bank For Your Mortgage

There are many advantages to choosing a local bank as your mortgage provider over a national bank or online mortgage lender. Choosing the right lender for your needs is a serious undertaking, with long-term impact on your financial outlook. Here are a few of the advantages to consider when choosing a local bank for your…

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