Online Back To School Supply Drive Collects 300 Items For Families In Need

Jersey Cares Back to School Drive

Spencer Savings Bank recently hosted an online school supply drive, collecting and donating about 300 items to Jersey Cares for families in need. The nonprofit works with dozens of schools, children’s shelters and community centers to ensure that children have the basic necessities needed for the start of the school year. Both customers and employees …

How Effective Cash Management Services Can Make A Difference During This Tough Time

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Managing cash flow, bill payments, invoicing, and disbursements for your small business during COVID-19 can be made easier with the right cash management and online banking tools. Cash management can be complicated and difficult for a small business, especially during times of crisis. As consumers and businesses face challenges, the need for flexibility is as …

Maintaining PPP Loan Records to Maximize Forgiveness

Paycheck Protection Program

One of the most compelling aspects of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), enacted as part of the 2020 CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, is the potential forgiveness of all or part of the loans designed to maintain small business employment during the height of the pandemic. Payment Protection Plan loans to small …

Spending Summer Close to Home: How to Make the Most of It

Vacation Club Savings

Due to the pandemic, many Americans are cancelling their vacations this summer and choosing to stay home instead. The loss of your traditional summer vacation may seem like a big deal, but with the right attitude you can learn to make the most of it. You do not have to go far to enjoy your …

Smart Habits That Will Improve Your Wealth And Success

Empower Yourself

Emulating the most successful among us is a smart move in any area of life. In the realm of finances, that means imitating those who enjoy financial security and freedom. As it happens certain habits and approaches to life are very common among well-off people. There is so much we can learn from others who …

Spencer Savings Bank Sponsors Socially Distant Drive-In Movies This Summer

Spencer Movie Night Garfield

Spencer Savings Bank kicked off the start of summer by sponsoring two drive-in movie nights for local community members. Social distancing guidelines were followed with vehicles being spaced accordingly and guests encouraged to wear masks. It was a nostalgic approach to continuing Spencer’s famous movie night series, with an emphasis on safety. The smaller crowd …

Leadership Lessons from a Colonel of Marines

Richard Vaill

He was built like an Offensive Lineman, stood 6’4” and was a recipient of the Silver Star for heroism in Vietnam. This was one tough Marine. After two overseas deployments and almost four years with 2nd Marine Division as a Platoon Commander, I was leaving Active Duty in less than 12 months. I received a set …

Six Tips for New Remote Workers

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home. For some, it may be unchartered waters. Fortunately, there are simple changes you can make to help you work efficiently, and possibly be more productive than ever, if you’re self-isolating in your home office. Whether you are a seasoned remote worker or doing …

Spencer Savings Bank Donates $100,000 To NJ Hospitals Battling The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Spencer Savings Bank recently made a $100,000 donation to support NJ hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic. A donation of $50,000 was made to Hackensack University Medical Center in Bergen County and Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Union County. “We are so grateful to Spencer Savings Bank for their generous donation of $50,000 to Hackensack University …