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How can I pay off the credit card debt I racked up over the holidays?

It’s a common occurrence once the holiday season winds down — you reluctantly look at your credit card statement and wince at all the purchases you made over the holidays. Fortunately, there’s no need to panic. Consider using one of

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Bank Employees Donate to Local Charities for Holiday Season

CATSKILL, NEW YORK – In the spirit of holiday giving, the Bank of Greene County employees recently made donations to several local charities. Representatives from the Bank’s Lending team, along with the Bank’s mascot Penny the Pig, presented those donations

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Bank presents iPad to the Ghent Playhouse

GHENT, NEW YORK – The Bank of Greene County’s business team presents an iPad to the Ghent Playhouse to assist in payment processing for their performances.  The Ghent Playhouse was founded 42 years ago and pulls talent from around the

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Charitable Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation is now accepting grant applications from eligible organizations through January 15, 2017. The Foundation supports qualifying non-profit organizations that foster education, health and wellness, social and civic services, culture and the arts, and

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The Giving Season: Tips for Charitable Donations

The Giving Season: Six Tips for Making Smart and Effective Charitable Donations This Holiday Season The holidays are a popular time for charitable donations. With so many charities to choose from, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your

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Bank Provides First Aid/CPR Course to Employees

CATSKILL, NEW YORK – In memory of an employee who recently passed away, the Bank of Greene County offered all employees the opportunity to attend an American Heart Association First Aid and CPR Course.  The Bank partnered with Columbia-Greene Community

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Bank Donates to Community Thanksgiving Dinner

CATSKILL, NEW YORK – The Bank of Greene County presents a donation for a community Thanksgiving dinner in Catskill. Community Action of Greene County and the Catskill Elks Lodge #1341 are partnering to prepare and serve the Thanksgiving dinner at

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Greenville Community Day Recognition

Tracy Schermerhorn and Andrea DiPace, of our Greenville branch, accept a plaque from the Community Partners of Greenville for participating in the recent Greenville Day. For more information on the Community Partners of Greenville, go to their website at

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Ten Year-End Tax Tips for 2016

Here are 10 things to consider as you weigh potential tax moves between now and the end of the year. 1. Set aside time to plan Effective planning requires that you have a good understanding of your current tax situation,

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The Importance of Saving for Retirement at a Young Age

If you’re an adult in your 20s, you are entering an exciting stage of life. Whether you’ve just graduated from college or are starting a new career, you will encounter many opportunities and challenges as you create a life of

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