Consolidate Your Old 401K Plan Into An IRA

IRA 401K Roth and Tax-free

For many workers, a 401(k) plan provides the best opportunity for retirement savings but keeping track of those plans can be difficult. Changing jobs is a fact of modern life and switching employers can be a great way to keep your career moving forward. If you have changed jobs along the way, you may have …

9 Signs That You Are Financially Literate

Personal Finances

Financial literacy is the possession of skills that allows people to make smart decisions with their money. Part of being financially literate is not only understanding the facts about money but also taking the right steps that can lead to the right financial outcomes. If you haven’t achieved full financial literacy yet, don’t worry. Tackle …

Providing A Full Range Of Commercial Real Estate Financing

Michael H. Claisse, Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Real Estate Lending at Spencer Savings Bank, recently sat down for an interview on all that Spencer Savings Bank has to offer the Commercial Real Estate market. Tell us a little bit about what Spencer Savings Bank offers the Commercial Real Estate market? Spencer Savings …

Personal Finance Areas To Review Annually

2020 Review

When the new year arrives, many of us turn our thoughts to working out, losing weight and getting in shape. It is also common for Americans to start scheduling their yearly doctors’ appointments to review their health. Remember, getting your financial life in shape should be just as important and receive the same amount of …

Making The Holidays Brighter For Disadvantaged Community Members

Holiday Toy Drive

Spencer Savings Bank is making the holidays brighter for disadvantaged community members. The bank held a recent toy drive, collecting almost 150 gifts for disadvantaged community members. Gifts were distributed to the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) in Paterson, N.J. and CarePlus in Hackensack, N.J. For weeks, the Spencer team worked on an internal …

Spencer Savings Bank Supports Mental Health Initiatives, Donates $7,500 To CBH Care

CBH Care Check Donation

Spencer Savings Bank recently made a $7,500 donation to CBH Care, in support of mental health services in its community. The nonprofit organization is a leader in behavioral health care services for New Jersey and Bergen County, offering compassionate and mental health services to thousands in Northern New Jersey. “We are grateful for supportive community …

How Banks Are Working With Their Lending Customers During Covid-19

relationship banking at its finest

Are there any steps that Spencer Savings Bank has taken to help its lending customers during this difficult time? When Covid-19 emerged and the New Jersey economy was principally shut down, Spencer Savings Bank remained open as an essential business for our customers and communities. Whether a consumer loan or commercial loan, we recognized that …

Enjoy The Holidays Without Debt

holiday shopping

When Maureen started her first job around 1950 or so, she didn’t have a 401(k), but she did have a Christmas club. Every paycheck showed a deduction for her Christmas club savings account, an account she emptied each December to buy gifts for her family and friends. She tells the story about her Christmas club …

5 Reasons to Shop Local & Eat Local This Holiday Season

Shop Small Businesses

The holiday season is here and there is no better year than this one to shop local and eat local. Whether you have a huge family to buy for or plan to purchase presents for just a few friends, the money you spend will make a real difference. Businesses in our local community have had …