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Student Loan Repayments Resume in October, Are You Ready?

As advocates for financial wellness, we want you to be prepared for upcoming payments


Enjoy Your Weekend, but Send the Scammers Phishing Elsewhere

Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer and the start of fall. It’s a time of rese


Loan Origination Triggers: How to Stop Mortgage Loan Solicitations

You’ve researched your mortgage loan options, talked to a real estate agent, and ch

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What is A Wealth Manager and Do I Need One?

The process of wealth management is all about making decisions that protect your most


Simple Tips To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

More than one million cases of identity theft were reported in 2022, according to th

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How Much Money Do I Need to Buy A House?

Buying your first home is a big milestone. It’s an exciting process, but one you pro


5 Ways to Be a Savvier Saver

Ensuring that you have enough money left over for saving—then following through with

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7 Financial Resolutions for A Successful New Year

After enjoying a restful holiday along the lake shore, it’s that time of year where

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How To Create A Budget And Stick With It

While the average pre-tax household income rose by 3.7% in 2021, according to the mo

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Getting Your Small Business Ready for the Holidays

From Christmas markets to local merchants, get your small business ready for the bus


Online Shopping Safety Tips for the Holidays

The holiday shopping season is upon us and with that brings scammers looking to tri


Working Behind the Screen: Meet Your Local PTM Staff

Pictured from left to right: Tessa, Jessika, Karen, Christin, Melanie, and Alison


Banks Never Ask That

Can you spot a phishing scam? Danger lurks around every corner. Play the #BanksNeve


Best Deals: 2nd Home Financing

Who hasn’t thought of owning a place they can visit to find nature, make family mem


Learn More About West Shore Bank's Bridge Loan

In today’s unique real estate market, you may find yourself in a situation where yo


We are Making Changes to our Overdraft Fees!

At West Shore Bank, we understand budgets can be tight and mistakes happen—that i


Helping the Environment with Digital Banking

Did you know that digital banking also helps the environment? Here are 6 ways to

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Things To Consider When Choosing a Checking Account

If you’re looking for a new checking account, or a better option than what you have


West Shore Bank Receives Money Smarts Banking Award for Financial Literacy Education

West Shore Bank was named one of the top extraordinary banks in the United States


April is National Community Banking Month

In celebration of National Community Banking Month, we are bringing you the tops


Spring Has Sprung and So Should Your Savings!

Now that Spring has arrived, it is the perfect time to clean out those cobwebs both


Guard More Than Your Heart This Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, don't let your heart lead your wallet somewhere too good to


5 Reasons to Use Your Digital Wallet

This fast and convenient way of spending helps keep the germs away while you pay.