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Welcome to our Financial Wellness Blog - dedicated to highlighting financial information that's useful to everyone. We've also included a Community Spotlight to promote volunteer organizations in our hometowns - Carmel, Dunkirk, Fishers, Hartford City, Knightstown, Lewisville, Montpelier, New Castle, Pendleton, Rushville, and Union City. If you'd like to submit an article for a non-profit, please read this or email Leah Driver. Thank you!

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Should you refinance your commercial mortgage?

September 30, 2020 | John P. DeLucia, Your CSB Hoosier Banker

Our Chief Lending Officer, John P. DeLucia ("Johnny D") will be providing commercial lending information, tips, and insights from time-to-time. If you have questions for John, be sure to let us know....read more

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Working Remotely: How to be Safe, Secure, and Successful

September 20, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

Between working at the office, or school, or remotely, the principles of security can become something of a moving target. For some, this creates an uncertainty...read more

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The Mustard Seed of Central IN

September 15, 2020

The Mustard Seed of Central IN is a Furniture Bank that primarily serves those in the Marion County area. The concept took shape in 1984 in Carol Kane's Florida garage. At that time...read more

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Mudsock Youth Athletics

September 15, 2020

Mudsock Youth Athletics is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing youth in the Hamilton Southeastern community with the opportunity...read more

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6 Tips for Saving for Your Mortgage Downpayment

September 12, 2020 | ABA Foundation

When considering buying a home, the down payment you put upfront plays a major role in your future housing expenses. According...read more

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Money Mule Employment Scams

September 9, 2020

While getting paid well for relatively little work - from home - always sounds appealing, this is especially true in the current job market. Online recruitment ads with titles...read more

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CARES Act and Hardship Withdrawals

August 30, 2020 | Hector Ortiz and Erin Scheithe, CFPB

You might not be aware that the CARES Act made provisions for early withdrawals from retirement accounts. If you're thinking of making a withdrawal, here are some things you should know....read more

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Making a Deposit

August 27, 2020

When most of us think about making a deposit, the first thing that comes to mind is a trip to the bank....read more

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Picking Up The Pieces After a Disaster

August 26, 2020 | Colleen Tressler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

Whether you’re getting ready to deal with the aftermath of Gulf Coast storms, Laura and Marco, dealing with the ravages of wildfires out West, reeling from the derecho...read more

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2020 Census: Visiting homes and sending emails

August 25, 2020 | Colleen Tressler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau to help you guard against potential census scams. Knowing how the 2020 Census process works, what information you will...read more

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Six Common Elderly Scams to Watch Out For and How to Stay Safe

August 5, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

A scam can be initiated via the computer (email, internet, social media), text, postal mail, in person, or a phone call. No matter the origin...read more

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What do you need to know about a coin shortage?

July 14, 2020

You keep hearing about a coin shortage - have all the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters disappeared?...read more

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Mobile Wallets

July 8, 2020 | Leah Driver

The use of mobile wallets has been growing for years, and the pandemic has created even more demand. "Contactless" transactions are fast, secure, and convenient, but are they right for you?...read more

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What is Mortgage Protection Insurance?

July 1, 2020

Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, which is why families carrying a mortgage often purchase mortgage disability and/or life insurance. If one of the breadwinners...read more

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Virtual Conferencing Platform Tips

June 28, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

With the recent move for many to working from home, there are a lot of questions around virtual conferencing platforms. Much of the attention has focused on the security of some platforms...read more