This newsletter is compliments of:

John Doe
Branch Manager
Phone: 555-555-5555


Thought of the Month
"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow."
- Helen Keller

The Four Worst Reasons to Refinance

Refinancing a home mortgage into a lower interest rate can be a financial boon for many homeowners in the short term as well as the long. From a lower monthly payment obligation to less money spent towards interest over the life of the loan, a refinance can certainly put money in your pocket. However, lower rates alone won't eliminate potential risks if you're motivated to refinance for the wrong reason... more

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Get a head start on checking these items off your to-do list now before the temperatures drop and winter settles in... more

Introducing Your New Best Friend: The Money Market Account

It's common knowledge that you should always be trying to squirrel a little money away here or there. Savings accounts are a dime a dozen, and sometimes it can seem a little daunting trying to pick out which one is right for you. This one has higher interest rates but doesn't let you withdraw early, while that one is vulnerable to stock market crashes. How do you know if you're getting the best deal for your money?... more

How to Prepare a Salad You'll Actually Like

Everyone knows that they probably should be eating salads fairly regularly, but that doesn't mean they want to. Salads are boring, salads have no pizazz. Why eat a salad when you could be having pizza? Tasty, an online recipe blog, has come up with some tips to make what was merely necessary into something you actually look forward to... more

Unusual Theme Parks

If your family is bored with Disneyland and Six Flags, it's time to give one of these more unusual theme parks a try. Don't forget to pack your thrill for adventure and a little bit of imagination along with your toothbrush and pajamas... more

Learning from the Financial Crisis

Ten years ago, the world watched as Wall Street's panic sent the U.S. economy into a downward spiral. The pillars of our financial system-including large investment banks, insurers and mortgage lenders-crashed and burned as home prices fell and mortgage-backed securities lost their value... more

Best Websites to Sell Stuff Online

Most of us could use a little extra cash around the holidays. Turn old electronics, used clothing and crafty creations into greenbacks with the help of these no hassle websites... more

Roasted Vegetable Mac & Cheese

Roasted vegetables are a perfect match to this rich and cheese pasta dish... more

This newsletter is compliments of:

John Doe
Branch Manager
Phone: 555-555-5555