Between Christmas money, birthday money, or allowance funds, many kids have some money they seem to think is burning a hole in their pocket. Whether he or she is earning cash doing odd jobs around the house or working a part-time job, now is the time to teach your child financial lessons that will last a lifetime.
Take some time to visit the bank and talk to your kids about budgeting and paying bills. Kids Looney Toons™ Savings Club account is a great tool that helps teach kids to save.
When you go to the bank, bring your children with you and show them how transactions work. Get the manager to explain how the bank operates, how money generates interest and how an ATM works.
Discuss how your pay is budgeted to pay for housing, food and clothing, and how a portion is saved for future expenses such as college tuition and retirement.
Explain the benefits of comparison shopping, coupons and store brands.
Explain the many ways that bills can be paid: over the phone, paper or by check, electronic check or online check draft. Discuss how each method of bill pay takes money out of your account. Be sure to cover late penalties, emphasizing the importance of paying bills on time.
Explain that credit cards are a loan and need to be repaid. Share how each month a credit card statement comes in the mail with a bill. Go over the features of different types of cards, such as ATM, debit and credit cards.
Brentwood Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Summer Craze Fowler as the newest director to serve on its Board of Trustees.
Brentwood Bank and Elan Credit Card announced the launch of their partnership to provide credit card issuing, service, and support to customers of the Bank's branches across the greater Pittsburgh area.
How to secure your home network against cyber threats.
Observer-Reporter article about Brentwood Bank's 100 Year Anniversary.
Press release with details on Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers proclamation for Brentwood Bank's 100 Year Anniversary.
Press release announcing the celebration of 100 years as a community bank.
Economic outlook for the U.S. from LPL Financial (PDF format)
Donations to aid in restoring homeless to independent living.
Brentwood Bank, a community bank headquartered in Bethel Park, PA, is pleased to introduce CardValet, a card lock feature through the Brentwood Bank smartphone app.
Brentwood Bank has announced Jeffrey R. Skocik as its Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer. In his new role, Skocik will expand his commercial lending and credit responsibilities to include residential and consumer lending, as well as loan operations.
After 25 years with Brentwood Bank, Nicholas Garrubba will retire effective December 31, 2020.
Brentwood Bank was recognized with a 2019 IMPACT Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Banks (PACB). The award reflects Brentwood Bank's efforts to support the Beaver County community after merging with Union Building & Loan in 2019.
Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, posted on Kiplinger.com a profile of Brentwood Bank.
Looking to upgrade your kitchen? Add a bathroom? Install hardwood flooring? Update your home exterior? Snazz up the landscaping? Whether you are a DIYer or prefer to have a contractor do the heavy lifting, home improvements come with a cost.
A child heading to college. A new roof or driveway. Updating your kitchen or finishing the basement. One way to meet the challenge is by putting the equity in your home to work for you.
We don't know about you, but it seems like every January, we find ourselves thinking, loved the holidays, but boy do we need to tighten our belts! While we can't advise you about exercise and diet, we can give you some tips on getting your finances back in shape.
Has your bank recently added new fees? Do you find it is impossible to talk to a bank representative when you have a question or problem? If so, or if you have recently moved to a new city, it may be time to find a new bank, one that provides convenient online and mobile tools...
They understand GPAs and test scores but do they understand their credit score or the value of saving? Brentwood Bank's top 10 tips are designed to give students an edge on mastering personal finance. College students can prepare for the financial side of college with the following tips...
Phishing, pronounced "fishing" is a technique used to steal personal information by directing online consumers to fraudulent websites that look nearly identical to the actual sites.
The sophistication of phishing scams continues to increase so it is important to stay vigilant, especially when it comes to your personal finances.
According to The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center/United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (NCCIC/US-CERT) following these tips in creating strong passwords will help prevent you from being the victim of a data hack.
We've all seen them. Some of us have experienced them. We're talking about scams, where a scammer tries to fool you into giving access to your money.
Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your knowledge or permission. This crime continues to impact and harm the good name and credit of thousands of people each year.
We take many measures to ensure that your online banking experience is secure.
Brentwood Bank was recently recognized with a 2018 Community Banking Hometown Champions Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Banks (PACB). The bank was recognized on March 26 at the PACB's regional meeting in a ceremony celebrating banks that demonstrated the best community service qualities in the state.
Mutual Holding Company of Western Pennsylvania, the holding company for Brentwood Bank ("Brentwood"), and Union Building and Loan Savings Bank ("Union") have announced the execution of an agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which Union will be merged with and into Brentwood.
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