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Get to Know Lisa Fields

Lisa Fields has experienced the changes in Chelsea Groton Bank in her 25 years of service and was able to add her touch to the most recent changes with the Groton Headquarters. Her love of the Bank shows in the new building! When Lisa is not helping to manage the Bank’s facilities, you can find…

What Does a Home Inspector Look For?

Ever wonder what goes on in a home inspection? From the foundation to the roof, a home inspector meticulously evaluates all aspects of a property. Here are a few of the many things they are looking for: Foundation: The foundation is what holds everything together. A solid properly aligned foundation is crucial, especially when considering…

Expect the Unexpected- How to Prepare for Unplanned Expenses

They say life is full of surprises. Although typically joyous in nature, you may feel differently when it comes to your finances. A routine review of income and expenses may help you curate your financial portfolio and allow you to delegate what funds go where. However, what do you do when life throws you an…

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

It can be stressful to not know how you will pay your next bill. Here are a few ways you can begin to break through this cycle! Start Budgeting: Begin by tracking your income and expenses down to the dollar. Knowing when and where your income is coming from and going to can make paying…

Best Practices for Great Cyber Hygiene

When it comes to our teeth, we have a set dental hygiene routine of brushing once in the morning, once at night and flossing regularly. The same goes for personal hygiene, a set routine of cleanliness followed on a regular basis. But what about your cyber hygiene? What is cyber hygiene? Cyber hygiene is being…

What is a Tech Support Scam?

Everyone can relate to how stressful it is when technology goes haywire. Fraudsters are familiar with that emotional response, and they use it to exploit targets and prey on people. Pop-up ads are already a pain but a pop-up tech scam? Now that’s a pop-up too far. Consumers have experienced a scam where a pop-up…

How To Protect Your iPhone Data from Thieves

Your iPhone stores a wealth of confidential information, making it a prime target for cyber threats. Clever hackers and thieves find ways to crack into your phone and gain access to all kinds of private information. Here are 7 tips that can help safeguard your data from malicious hackers.

Mint Says Goodbye, but Manage My Money says Hello!

In a recent announcement, Intuit Inc. dropped a bombshell for millions of Mint users – the popular budgeting app is shutting down in March. Mint, acquired by Intuit in 2009, has been one of the biggest apps in personal finance, allowing users to effortlessly manage their budgets, track spending, and set financial goals. As the…

Get to Know Shivon McKibben

As a Senior Deposit Operations Representative, Shivon McKibben comes across a lot of fraud attempts and preventing fraud is something she loves about her role. A natural helper, Shivon also loves to give back to her community, including teaching her daughter the value of volunteering and giving back. Learn more about Shivon! What is your…

Join a Book Club in 2024!

Step into a community of avid readers with Chelsea Groton Bank. We offer a variety of book clubs all year round, so there is sure to be one that piques your interest. Interested in reading books based in CT, or written by authors who have lived in the Nutmeg State? Our Mystic Book Club could…