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Mechanics Cooperative Bank Donates $5,000 to United Way of Greater Fall River

Mechanics Cooperative Bank and President and CEO Joseph T. Baptista Jr. announced a $5,000 donation in support of the United Way of Greater Fall River and its effort to improve our community and help local families in need.

Best Ways to Manage Your Money & Your Checking Account

A checking account may not seem like a superior piece of your financial portfolio. However, if you think about it, it is the portal to nearly all of your normal expenditure. Why not manage it the same way as you would handle all of your other significant investments and expenses? For instance, ask yourself, when was the last time you thought...

How to Decide if a Commercial Mortgage is Right for Your Business

As a business owner or CEO, you may be wondering if a commercial mortgage to buy the space you need to grow your business is the right move for you. If you're considering purchasing property or real estate, applying for a commercial mortgage may be your best solution. Commercial mortgages are considered secured, long-term loans. They can be an...

How to Budget for Big Expenses or Purchases

No matter how detailed your monthly budget spreadsheet is, life happens, and when it does, hopefully, you're prepared. Large and unexpected expenses can make sticking to a consistent spending plan challenging, especially if you live paycheck-to-paycheck and try your best to keep spending to the minimum. Unexpected expenses can throw off even...

Why Financial Literacy & Financial Health Are Important

There is a significant difference between being financially literate and achieving financial well-being. Financial literacy is the junction of economic, credit, and debt management knowledge needed to make financially responsible choices fundamental to our everyday lives. Financial literacy impacts families as they try to balance their budget,...

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