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.

Meet Our Newest Community Lender – Felicia Freel

We would like to introduce our newest Community Lender, Felicia Freel. As a Community Lender, she is responsible for helping her customers reach their dream of owning a home by finding the best mortgage product to fit their needs. Felicia will be servings the towns of Ayer, Shirley, Lunenburg and Devens. Felicia began her banking […]

Using Equity Loans to Winterize Your Home

There are all sorts of ways to guard your home from the winter elements. Some are cheap and may even fall in the do-it-yourself category, like adding weather stripping and caulking. Other endeavors, such as swapping out single-pane windows for energy-efficient double panes, or replacing a furnace, are beyond the skill set of most homeowners […]

Smart and Easy Ways to Trim Your Grocery Bills

Growing up, you may have heard your parents or grandparents talk about the rising cost of living. Something like, “In my day, we used to pay 10 cents for a loaf of bread and 18 cents for a gallon of gas.” Well if you’ve been to the grocery store, you know that the cost of […]

Tips for Shopping Online

(Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information) Know who you’re dealing with. Anyone can set up shop online under almost any name. Confirm the online seller’s physical address and phone number in case you have questions or problems. And if you get an email or pop-up message that asks for your financial information while you’re browsing, don’t […]

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10 Habits of Successful People

How do you define success? Some will say it’s having the love of a good family. Others will say it’s making money. And still others might say it’s following your passion in life. The truth is, you could ask 100 different people and get 100 different answers. You can, however, find common qualities that successful […]

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Meet Our Newest Community Lender – Michael Glynn

We’d like to introduce the newest member of our retail community lending team, Michael Glynn! As a community lender in the Northborough, Southborough and Westborough area, Michael is responsible for helping his customers reach their financial goal of owning a home by finding a mortgage program that best fits their needs. Michael has been a member of […]

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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 […]

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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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