In observance of Memorial Day, our branches and offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th.
Please note that the Bank of Greene County is upgrading our phone system. As part of the enhancements, employee telephone extensions are changing effective Wednesday, May 22. If you need assistance reaching a specific employee, please contact us at 518-943-2600 and use option 1 for our dial-by-name directory, or option 0 for our Customer Service Center.
Financial Tips

Financial Tips

For financial information about the bank’s parent company, Greene County Bancorp, Inc., please visit our Investor Relations website.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (For the Economy)

For many Americans, the end of the year is a time for parties, family gatherings, festive meals and, of course, shopping. And all that celebrating makes the fourth quarter the most important time of the year for the U.S. economy.

Put Your Money Where Your Values Are

Financial worries are often cited as a major source of stress. For example, a 2021 study found that even before the pandemic and subsequent economic downturn, a majority of Americans said they felt stressed or anxious about their finances.1 Similarly,

Give Your Money a Midyear Checkup

If 2023 has been financially challenging, why not take a moment to reflect on the progress you’ve made and the setbacks you’ve faced? Getting into the habit of reviewing your finances midyear may help you keep your financial plan on

As Your Parents Age, Help Them Protect Their Finances

It’s heartbreaking to hear stories of people losing money (even their life savings) as a result of fraud or financial exploitation, especially if they are older and financially vulnerable. In fact, it’s quite common. People age 70 and older reported

How Taxes Impact Your Retirement-Income Strategy

Retirees face several unique challenges when managing their income, particularly when it comes to taxes. From understanding how taxes relate to Social Security and Medicare to determining when to tap taxable and tax-advantaged accounts, individuals must juggle a complicated mix

Keep an Eye Out for IRS-Related Scams

Keep an Eye Out for IRS-Related Scams The IRS warns that although scams are especially prevalent during tax season, they also take place throughout the year.1 As a result, it’s important to always be on the lookout for suspicious activity so

Time for a Spring Cleanup: Organizing Your Financial Records

The arrival of spring is always a good time to dust off the cobwebs that have built up in your home during the winter. It’s also a good time to clean out and organize your financial records so you can

Key Retirement and Tax Numbers for 2023

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service announces cost-of-living adjustments that affect contribution limits for retirement plans and various tax deduction, exclusion, exemption, and threshold amounts. Here are a few of the key adjustments for 2023. Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer

Three Ways to Help Simplify Your Finances

Over time, finances tend to get complicated, especially when you’re juggling multiple goals and accounts. Simplifying your finances requires a bit of effort up front, but making just a few changes may help free up more time to focus on

Tips for Safe Online Shopping

According to the National Retail Federation, online sales accounted for over $1 trillion of total U.S. retail sales in 2021.1 Online shopping is especially popular during the holiday season, enabling you to avoid the crowds and conveniently purchase gifts using your