From a checking account to a mortgage to planning retirement, there are as many phases of banking as there are in your lifetime! Don’t let it overwhelm you – that’s why we’re here. We can sort the short-term goals from the long-term planning out for you. In the meantime, if you’re looking for some background banking info, you’ve come to the right place! Our resource library has articles on all kinds of accounts and loans.

Wanna Get Away — With Less Expensive Airfare?

Planning to take off this season? Whether you’re thinking about visiting loved ones, relaxing on a tropical island, or hitting the mountains for skiing, it’s important to shop around for the best travel deals, especially airfare. Shopping for flights can feel a little like playing the stock market. One day, prices are up, the next […]

Automate Your Financial Life

8 easy ways to get more out of your money in less time Doing more in less time; you know that’s how technology can help you work smarter. But do you realize you can use it to bank smarter, too — and get more out of your money in a lot less time? Here are […]

Online Documents & e-Statement FAQs

Q: What are Online Documents/e-Statements? A: Online Documents/e-Statements are electronic versions of your paper statements or tax forms from Main Street Bank. Q: How do I access my monthly e-Statement or other Online Documents? A: When your monthly e-Statement is available you will receive an email to the email address you have listed in Online Banking. […]

Credit Security Tips – Manage Your Credit Risk

When you hear the words “data breach,” a natural – and understandable – response is to be nervous about the impact to your finances. Having your personal information compromised can lead to negative impacts on your credit, which can impact you when you apply for a loan or purchase a home. The good news is […]

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When to Refinance from an Adjustable-Rate to a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

Unlike diamonds, mortgages are not forever. The ultimate goal is to pay them off and own your home free of encumbrances. But there are many good reasons to trade in your original mortgage for a new one along the way. One of the most common reasons to refinance is to move from an adjustable-rate mortgage, […]

12 Ways to Lower Your Health Care Expenses

You may have heard it said “you can’t put a price on good health.” But anyone who has received a bill from a hospital or gotten sticker shock at the pharmacy, knows that health care in America today is very costly. In fact, managing rising health expenses can be one of the biggest challenges for […]

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How to Create a Fun Workplace

How can you attract and retain great employees in the workplace today? You certainly could lure them in with a highly competitive salary. Or win them over with a robust and generous benefits package. Or you could do something that’s a little easier — and a whole lot less expensive. You could create a fun […]

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Meet Our Newest Community Lender – David Gentleman

We’d like to introduce the newest member of our retail community lending team, David Gentleman! As a community lender in the Worcester County area, David is responsible for helping his customers realize their goal of homeownership, or better overall financial health by providing clear and honest assistance in finding a mortgage solution that best fits […]

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Financial Literacy For Kids

No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order that is likely to make their eyes glaze over. Hold their attention by keeping money lessons relevant, age-appropriate and a bit playful. First finances Preschoolers can grasp that money is exchanged for stuff. Teach them the names of coins, […]

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3 Reasons You Need an Automatic Savings Plan

“Save money” is a timeless bit of personal finance advice, but actually doing it can be another story. If you need a way to boost your savings and stay consistent with your goals, setting up an automatic funds transfer can help. There are two ways you might do this. You can set up a transfer […]

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