Somerville at the Business Expo

Somerville at the Business Expo

Preble County had their Business expo last week, April 7th and 8th. Somerville National Bank was able to join the excitement. The Chamber of commerce hosted over 800 exhibits! We were fortunate to have a booth for the event. They had food and prizes, plus lots of...
Digital Spring Cleaning: Personal Cyber Security

Digital Spring Cleaning: Personal Cyber Security

April, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 4 Spring cleaning is almost a rite of passage. With it we celebrate the renewal of life that occurs in nature each spring and eagerly await the exciting fun of summer. Traditionally, spring cleaning means cracking our windows and...
Watch Out for IRS Call and Email Scams

Watch Out for IRS Call and Email Scams

It is tax season and that means scammers will be trying to fleece as many people out of money as they can. This will go on beyond April 15th. These scammers manage to get enough people to fall for their tricks to get over a million dollars each year. Be on the alert...
Protecting Your Child’s Personal Information

Protecting Your Child’s Personal Information

In an increasingly connected world, privacy has become a key concern for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Online safety for kids is important too. While you’ve probably performed some research into safeguarding your own privacy, both online and offline,...
USDA Loans For Home Purchases – A Basic Guide

USDA Loans For Home Purchases – A Basic Guide

USDA Loans are becoming increasingly popular among individuals that desire to purchase a home within rural and suburban regions of the nation. Until recently, USDA Loans were considered to be one of the least-known mortgage assistance programs offered by the...
What are the Tax Benefits of Retirement Plans?

What are the Tax Benefits of Retirement Plans?

Do you wonder what tax benefits various retirement plans have and how those work? You might be asking yourself which plans would benefit you the most. Here is a brief overview of the tax benefits some of the different retirement plans offer. Employer Provided...
Banking Technology Advancements and How to Use them

Banking Technology Advancements and How to Use them

As banking technology advancements explode, we’re inclined to these conveniences. Online access, mobile banking options, and financial portals are now considered the “standard” in the ever-evolving world of banking. Greater speeds, fewer costs, and a hassle-free...
Tips for Seniors to Protect Your Finances

Tips for Seniors to Protect Your Finances

Financial abuse is on the rise in America. While none of us want to believe that a loved one would betray us, it happens all too often. We’ve seen more criminal cases in the last year surrounding elder financial abuse than most other financial crimes. One of the...
Tax ID Fraud is No Joke. Heres how to Protect Yourself.

Tax ID Fraud is No Joke. Heres how to Protect Yourself.

In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service was able to thwart over 1.4 million different tax fraud attempts worth nearly $11 billion! Criminals are now utilizing a multitude of tactics to obtain personal and financial information in order to submit fraudulent claims....
Disposal Guidelines for Financial Records and Receipts

Disposal Guidelines for Financial Records and Receipts

Receipts and financial records hold a high level of importance – in both our personal lives and professional lives. According to the IRS, the disposal guidelines for financial documents are different for each type of record. It is important to retain financial records...