Carthage Savings Newshttp://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlMost Recent - Carthage Savings Blogen-US2019-07-21T01:19:11What Is Mortgage Pre-Approval, and Why Is It Important?<h1>Mortgage Pre-Approval and Its Importance &ndash; Carthage Savings &amp; Loan</h1> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re purchasing your first home or relocating from your current one, perusing the housing ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlmortgage-pre-approval-and-its-importance-carthage-savings-loan2019-07-08T01:34:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlmortgage-pre-approval-and-its-importance-carthage-savings-loanQuiz – Test Your Savings Savvy<h1>Savings Knowledge Quiz &ndash; Carthage Savings &amp; Loan</h1> <p>As saving money is an essential part of everybody&rsquo;s life, Carthage Savings &amp; Loan encourages you to test your savings ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsavings-knowledge-quiz-carthage-savings-loan2019-07-08T01:12:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsavings-knowledge-quiz-carthage-savings-loanFor Flexible Savings, Choose a Money Market Account<h1>Flexible Savings in a Money Market Account &ndash; Carthage Savings &amp; Loan</h1> <p>Are you interested in magnifying your earning potential? If so, you&rsquo;ll need a flexible savings account ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlflexible-savings-in-a-money-market-account-carthage-savings-loan2019-07-08T12:45:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlflexible-savings-in-a-money-market-account-carthage-savings-loanQuiz: Are You Security Smart? – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>How Secure Are Your Finances?</h1> <p>As technology advances, we have more ways than ever before to manage our finances and monitor our credit. But while these modern advances have made life more ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlquiz-how-secure-are-your-finances2019-05-16T03:41:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlquiz-how-secure-are-your-financesBenefits of Mobile Banking – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Why Aren&rsquo;t You Using Mobile Banking?</h1> <p>Thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices, mobile banking has become increasingly popular among the American public. If you&rsquo;re not yet ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhy-aren-t-you-using-mobile-banking2019-05-16T03:29:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhy-aren-t-you-using-mobile-bankingNo Closing Cost Mortgage Loans – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Take Advantage of Our No Closing Cost Mortgage Loan Program</h1> <p>Purchasing a home is a big investment. Between the mortgage, potential renovations and moving costs, expenses quickly add up. ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltake-advantage-of-our-no-closing-cost-mortgage-loan-program2019-05-16T03:24:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltake-advantage-of-our-no-closing-cost-mortgage-loan-programBenefits of a Recreational Vehicle Loan – Carthage Savings & Loan<h1>Financing Family Fun: Why You Should Consider a Recreational Vehicle Loan</h1> <p>To help you enjoy outdoor recreation at home or on the road, you may be considering the purchase of a recreational...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfinancing-family-fun-why-you-should-consider-a-recreational-vehicle-loan2019-05-15T05:36:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfinancing-family-fun-why-you-should-consider-a-recreational-vehicle-loanHome Financing Survey – Carthage Savings & Loan<h1>Survey: Tell Us about Your Home Financing Needs</h1> <p>Carthage Savings &amp; Loan is proud to service the North Country with over 130 years of experience and three convenient locations in ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-tell-us-about-your-home-financing-needs2019-05-15T05:33:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-tell-us-about-your-home-financing-needsBuying a Home: What You Need to Know – Carthage Savings & Loan<h1>Simplify Home Buying with Our Mortgage Application Checklist</h1> <p>Congratulations on making one of the most important decisions of your life &ndash; applying for a mortgage. When it&rsquo;s all...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsimplify-home-buying-with-our-mortgage-application-checklist2019-05-15T05:32:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsimplify-home-buying-with-our-mortgage-application-checklistCommunity Bank Home Financing – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Reasons to Finance Your Home with a Community Bank</h1> <p>If you&rsquo;re ready to purchase a home, it&rsquo;s easy to assume that going through a national bank or lending company is the only way...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlreasons-to-finance-your-home-with-a-community-bank2019-05-02T08:09:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlreasons-to-finance-your-home-with-a-community-bankWorking With a Relationship Manager – Carthage Savings & Loan<h1>Get to Know Us: The Benefit of Working with a Carthage Savings and Loan Relationship Manager</h1> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re just building credit, buying a new home or saving for retirement, ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlget-to-know-us-the-benefit-of-working-with-a-carthage-savings-and-loan-relationship-manager2019-05-02T08:07:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlget-to-know-us-the-benefit-of-working-with-a-carthage-savings-and-loan-relationship-managerSurvey: Your Financial Education Needs – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>What Kind of Financial Education Are You Interested In? (Survey)</h1> <p>Thank you for banking with Carthage Savings and Loan, which has been servicing the North Country since 1888 with branches ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhat-kind-of-financial-education-are-you-interested-in-survey2019-05-02T08:03:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhat-kind-of-financial-education-are-you-interested-in-surveyStart Saving with Bank CDs – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Growth Without Risk: Why CDs are a Great Savings Tool</h1> <p>Are you thinking about financial planning for the future? One of the best ways to do just that is with <span><a href=...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlstart-saving-with-bank-cds-carthage-savings-and-loan2019-01-24T02:43:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlstart-saving-with-bank-cds-carthage-savings-and-loanReach Your 2019 Financial Goals – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Ways to Set Smart Financial Goals in the New Year</h1> <p>The New Year is the perfect time to evaluate your finances and set new goals for yourself. Maybe you want to pay off your debts this year ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlreach-your-2019-financial-goals-carthage-savings-and-loan2019-01-24T02:42:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlreach-your-2019-financial-goals-carthage-savings-and-loanSurvey: How Was Your Last Visit? – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Tell Us About Your Last Branch Visit (Survey)</h1> <p>We truly appreciate you choosing Carthage Savings and Loan for your local banking needs. To help us improve, please take a few minutes to tell...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-how-was-your-last-visit-carthage-savings-and-loan2019-01-24T02:34:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-how-was-your-last-visit-carthage-savings-and-loan4 Holiday Scams to Look Out for This Season<h1>4 Holiday Scams to Look Out for This Season</h1> <p>You're busy trimming the tree and selecting gifts, but scammers are also stepping up their game this time of year with new and creative ways to ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwatch-out-for-holiday-scams-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-11-26T09:54:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwatch-out-for-holiday-scams-carthage-savings-and-loanIs an IRA Right for You? – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Should You Open an IRA?</h1> <p>Whether you're entering the workforce or shoring up your savings as you approach retirement, it's always important to think about the future. Opening an IRA, or ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlis-an-ira-right-for-you-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-11-26T09:53:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlis-an-ira-right-for-you-carthage-savings-and-loanStaying Safe from Fraud: 3 Ways to Protect Yourself During the Holidays<h1>3 Ways to Prevent Holiday Fraud &ndash; Carthage Savings and Loan</h1> <p>Fraud is probably the last thing on your mind as you prepare for the holidays. Yet scammers run rampant this time of year,...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlstaying-safe-from-fraud-3-ways-to-protect-yourself-during-the-holidays2018-11-26T09:50:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlstaying-safe-from-fraud-3-ways-to-protect-yourself-during-the-holidaysLook for These Benefits Before Opening a Checking Account<h1>Top Checking Account Benefits - Carthage Savings and Loan</h1> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re just delving into the world of banking or you&rsquo;re simply seeking to open a new checking account after ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmllook-for-these-benefits-before-opening-a-checking-account2018-09-28T03:41:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmllook-for-these-benefits-before-opening-a-checking-accountNeed More Information on Our Checking Options? Take This Survey!<h1>Checking Account Survey - Carthage Savings and Loan</h1> <p>Serving the North Country for more than a century, Carthage Savings and Loan offers a variety of checking accounts designed to suit the ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlneed-more-information-on-our-checking-options-take-this-survey2018-09-28T03:27:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlneed-more-information-on-our-checking-options-take-this-surveyYour Guide to Choosing the Right Checking Account<h1><strong>Your Guide to Choosing the Right Checking Account</strong></h1> <p>Choosing the right checking account might sound simple, but it&rsquo;s important to know that you have a variety of ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlyour-guide-to-choosing-the-right-checking-account2018-09-28T03:25:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlyour-guide-to-choosing-the-right-checking-accountCommunity Spotlight – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>Serving our Community</h1> <p>As the North Country's local bank, Carthage Savings and Loan has a long history of serving the Watertown, Carthage and Clayton communities. That customer service ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcommunity-spotlight-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-08-20T04:25:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcommunity-spotlight-carthage-savings-and-loanWhat is a Community-Owned Bank? – Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>The Benefits of Switching to a Community-Owned Bank</h1> <p>What do you look for in a bank? Is it security? Technology? Customer service? Today, there are a lot of banks that can meet these ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhat-is-a-community-owned-bank-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-08-20T04:23:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwhat-is-a-community-owned-bank-carthage-savings-and-loanSurvey: How Are We Doing, New Neighbors?<h1><strong>Tell Us About Your Experience! 5-Question Survey </strong></h1> <p>As a community-owned, community-focused bank, we want to provide a helping hand to all new area residents in need of ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-how-are-we-doing-new-neighbors2018-08-20T04:16:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlsurvey-how-are-we-doing-new-neighborsThe VA Mortgage Loan Survey - Carthage Savings and LoanInterested in a VA Mortgage Loan? Take Our Survey!<h1>Interested in a VA Mortgage Loan? Take Our Survey!</h1> <p>Carthage Savings and Loan is a VA-approved mortgage loan vendor. Our team has been helping vets finance their homes through the VA ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlthe-va-mortgage-loan-survey-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-07-24T06:20:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlthe-va-mortgage-loan-survey-carthage-savings-and-loanEligibility for VA Mortgage Loans - Carthage Savings and Loan<p></p> <h1>How Do I Know If I&rsquo;m Eligible for a VA Mortgage Loan?</h1> <p>If you or your spouse served in the U.S. military, there&rsquo;s a good chance you qualify for a <span><a href=...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmleligibility-for-va-mortgage-loans-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-07-24T06:12:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmleligibility-for-va-mortgage-loans-carthage-savings-and-loanThe Facts About VA Mortgage Loans - Carthage Savings and Loan<h1>VA Mortgage Loans: What You Need to Know</h1> <p>Thinking about buying or building a house? While most people need to get an FHA loan or a conventional loan to help finance it, military veterans ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlthe-facts-about-va-mortgage-loans-carthage-savings-and-loan2018-07-24T06:09:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlthe-facts-about-va-mortgage-loans-carthage-savings-and-loanHOW TO SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT<p>&nbsp;</p> <h1>How to Save for a Down Payment</h1> <p>The tallest hurdle to buying your first home will be saving for the down payment. To avoid having to purchase private mortgage insurance, ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlhow-to-save-for-a-down-payment2016-11-28T06:39:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlhow-to-save-for-a-down-paymentORGANIZE YOUR FINANCES FOR THE NEW YEAR<p>&nbsp;</p> <h1>Organize Your Finances for the New Year</h1> <p>A new year brings a chance to start fresh with just about anything. If your midnight toast includes a resolution to improve your ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlorganize-your-finances-for-the-new-year2016-11-21T05:47:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlorganize-your-finances-for-the-new-yearDEBIT OR CREDIT CARD: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?<p>&nbsp;</p> <h1>Debit or Credit Card: What's the Difference?</h1> <p>When it comes to making purchases, not all plastic acts the same.</p> <p>Debit cards and credit cards both offer a convenient way...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmldebit-or-credit-card-what-s-the-difference2016-11-04T09:15:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmldebit-or-credit-card-what-s-the-differenceBest Ways to Save at Thanksgiving<p>Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving</p> <p>Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. If you pay <a href="http://www.fb.org/newsroom/news_...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlbest-ways-to-save-at-thanksgiving2016-11-01T08:43:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlbest-ways-to-save-at-thanksgivingBuilding a Credit Score from Scratch<p>Building a Credit Score From Scratch<br />Young adults starting out on their own often bump into a cold fact of financial life: Having no credit history can limit your options just as much as ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlbuilding-a-credit-score-from-scratch2016-10-14T04:45:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlbuilding-a-credit-score-from-scratchFirst Time Homebuyers…Education may be your best payoff<p><strong>First Time Homebuyers&hellip;Education may be your best payoff</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>In today&rsquo;s housing market, given the historical low mortgage rates, it is a buyer&rsquo;s market. ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfirst-time-homebuyers2016-10-07T02:00:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfirst-time-homebuyersALLPOINT SURCHARGE FREE ATM NETWORK<p>August 3, 2016&nbsp; Carthage Savings launches one of the largest Surcharge Free Networks today! Over 55,000 ATMs worldwide are offered at several retail locations such as Sunoco, Target, Kmart, ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-launches-allpoint-surcharge-free-atm-network2016-08-03T01:15:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-launches-allpoint-surcharge-free-atm-networkGo Local by Banking Locally with Your Community Bank<p>CARTHAGE SAVINGS AND LOAN and ICBA Urge Consumers: Go Local By Banking Locally with Your Community Bank</p> <p>CARTHAGE, NEW YORK&mdash;As many of the nation&rsquo;s consumers consider switching ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-and-icba-urge-consumers-go-local-by-banking-locally-with-your-community-bank2016-01-27T07:33:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-and-icba-urge-consumers-go-local-by-banking-locally-with-your-community-bankCarthage Savings and ICBA Urge Consumers: Go Local by Banking Locally with Your Community Bank<p>CARTHAGE SAVINGS AND LOAN and ICBA Urge Consumers: Go Local By Banking Locally with Your Community Bank</p> <p>CARTHAGE, NEW YORK&mdash;As many of the nation&rsquo;s consumers consider switching ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-and-icba-urge-consumers-go-local-by-banking-locally-with-your-community-bank2016-01-27T06:30:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlcarthage-savings-and-icba-urge-consumers-go-local-by-banking-locally-with-your-community-bankTips to Avoid Common Mistakes During the Home Buying Process<p class="MsoNormal">It&rsquo;s easy to get caught up in the home buying process, and unfortunately, many people get so preoccupied trying to find the perfect home that they make mistakes along the ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-to-avoid-common-mistakes-during-the-home-buying-process2015-11-05T09:00:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-to-avoid-common-mistakes-during-the-home-buying-processTips to Help Military Families Overcome the Stress of Deployment<p class="MsoNormal">Military spouses take much upon themselves, from managing their family's day-to-day activities to all of the household chores. They&rsquo;re usually prepared to take on the tasks ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-to-help-military-families-overcome-the-stress-of-deployment2015-11-02T09:00:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-to-help-military-families-overcome-the-stress-of-deploymentTips for Teaching Kids About Credit<p dir="ltr">Every parent should talk to their child about building credit to ensure a secure financial future. This advice will help parents explain to their kids how to establish and maintain good ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-for-teaching-kids-about-credit2015-10-29T12:15:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmltips-for-teaching-kids-about-creditFinding the Right Financial Institution<p dir="ltr"></p> <p dir="ltr">Choosing the right financial institution is an important step in your financial future. As with any decision, it&rsquo;s important to figure out what you want and need ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfinding-the-right-financial-institution2015-10-26T11:30:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlfinding-the-right-financial-institutionWe've Got a Brand New Site!<div class="content we've-got-a-brand-new-site!"> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">We're pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed website! We collaborated with a dynamic design team to ...http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwe-ve-got-a-brand-new-site2015-08-20T09:42:00http://carthagesavings.com/about-us/read-our-blog.htmlwe-ve-got-a-brand-new-site ​​