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August 2013
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Posts from August, 2013

  1. HARP, demystified

    Harp loans

    Albert Einstein once said, “if you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself“.  And since Al seems to know what he’s talking about, we’re stripping down HARP to its bare bones:

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  2. Which State is America’s Favorite?

    Scenic view

    America has voted; our favorite state is California.  The Golden State was also voted “Craziest”, “Hottest Residents” and, in a twist, the “Most Overrated”.  Congrats to our oh-so-beautiful Bankers in California who contributed to the “hottest resident” victory.

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  3. Food Friday – Cinnamon Rolls

    Cinnamon roll recipe

    Yuummmm.  Warm, delicious cinnamon rolls are the perfect beginning to celebrate your child’s first day back to school. And what’s even better is that you can make these ahead of time to get some extra sleep in the morning. Your kids will thank you. Read More…

  4. Raving Fan Corner – Peoples Througout the Years

    Taos Plaza

    Dear Wint,

    I realize I have a Raving Fan story to tell you.  It goes like this:

    The year was 2009.  My husband and I had recently bought our first home and wanted to take advantage of the recession-era refinancing opportunities.  At the time, we banked at a Goliath Bank (which we won’t name), and knew we didn’t want to refinance with them.  We searched all over town for someone who would refinance our FHA loan and found Peoples Bank.  We had a great experience….

    2010 – Fast forward a year.  We were pregnant with our first child, and a friend who worked at Peoples wanted to throw us a baby shower.  Where else, but in the Peoples Bank lobby….

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  5. Smart Savings: Back to School Supplies

    Yellow school bus

    We don’t mean to cut your summer short, but it is time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping!   While your student runs through the aisles picking out crayons, backpacks and notebooks, the costs will be adding up for you.  Did you know the average family with school aged children will spend over $600 during back-to-school shopping?  Sounds pretty steep, so be sure to take advantage of some cost saving measures.  If you live in one of the 17 states listed below, you can shop tax-free during the corresponding dates.  Please check for details within each state for more information:

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