Category Archives: Solutions

Money Management Starts With Your First Job

If you’ve just finished college and you’re starting your first job, you may be considering additional steps toward establishing your independence. For example, you might be thinking of renting an apartment or buying a car. But before you make decisions … Continue reading

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Options for Your College Grad’s Student Loan

If your newly graduated son or daughter is returning home from college, then you may be considering how best to get him/her started on a path toward independence. Offering guidance in finding a job and emphasizing the importance of saving … Continue reading

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Want to Improve Your Credit Score? Here’s How!

If you’re thinking of getting a loan to buy or repair a car or home, start a business, or consolidate existing debt, Popular Community Bank wants to share ways to improve your credit score. What is a credit score? Your … Continue reading

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Protecting Yourself From Credit/Debit Card Fraud Part 2

At Popular Community Bank, we get you. We know that if you’re like many Americans who are concerned about fraud and identity theft, you already take steps to protect your bank and credit card accounts, including: Following security recommendations for … Continue reading

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3 Things Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Know

We can’t quite put our finger on it, but there is something special about the sound of keys on closing day. If you’ve decided to purchase a home here are a few things you should know. 1.) SAVE YOUR MONEY … Continue reading

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How to Recover Your Identity with Help from IdentityTheft.gov

The data breach of the IRS has affected more than 100,000 households. This alarming number has caused many Americans to raise questions about the safety of their most valuable possession, their identity. Your identity sealed with unique identifiers like a … Continue reading

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Seven Tips to Save More

No matter how well you manage your personal finances, there’s always room to put a little more away. Here are seven time-tested tips to help you keep more of your hard-earned income. 1. Pick your savings goals. The very first … Continue reading

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Smart Businesses Get Paid Faster

In the past, we have looked at a few ways small business owners can establish a competitive advantage in their market place, and discussed reasons to evaluate a business plan in the new year. Making some necessary changes can also … Continue reading

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NEW Popular Community Bank iPad App Now Available!

We are excited to announce that the Popular Community Bank iPad app is now available! This latest enhancement in our Mobile Banking Platform extends our commitment to developing the most advanced and convenient banking options, while keeping the personal-touch that … Continue reading

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Tax Week: Energy Savings Helps Environment, Tax Returns

There is only this weekend before income tax returns are due, and we have spent this week discussing some simple tax tips. So far, we have looked at the tax advantages of home ownership and offered a few ways to … Continue reading

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