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2023 Scholarship Recipient Malachia Nobre
BankFive
News

BankFive and SouthCoast Community Foundation Taking Applications For 2024 President’s Scholarship Fund

Fall River-based community bank, BankFive, and the SouthCoast Community Foundation today announced it is accepting applications for the 2024 President’s Scholarship Fund.

Patrick Deady, Executive Vice President, Director of Residential and Consumer Lending and Paul Medeiros, Executive Vice President, Director of Commercial Lending
BankFive
News

BankFive Promotes Two Veteran Lending Leaders to Executive Vice President

Financial Institution continues trend of fulfilling key leadership roles from within the bank.

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Marissa Scott
Retirement

Are You on Track for Retirement?

Some people wonder if they’re saving enough on a regular basis, and whether they’ll have enough money to last through retirement. Others aren’t sure what age they’ll actually be able to retire at. 

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Marissa Scott
Business

5 Ways a Community Bank Can Help Your Business

Here are some practical and impactful benefits of choosing a community bank as a partner for your business.

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Marissa Scott
Home Ownership

5 Home Maintenance Tips for the New Year

The beginning of the year is a great time to evaluate your home maintenance goals and plan out the individual tasks you want to accomplish throughout the year.

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Marissa Scott
Business

6 Reasons Your Business Needs a POS System

Many of today’s POS systems are true command centers, allowing you to process transactions and payments, track orders, manage inventory, and more.

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Marissa Scott
Loans

Pros and Cons of Taking Out a Personal Loan

Personal loans are commonly used to consolidate debt, cover medical expenses, or pay for a big purchase like a wedding or vacation.

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BankFive
Business

New Federal Reporting Requirements for Small Businesses

Many small businesses will be impacted by a new law called the Corporate Transparency Act that goes into place on January 1, 2024. Learn more about these changes and how to report them. 

Sharon Macinnes VP, Risk Management and CRA Officer and Anne Tangen, BankFive President and CEO
BankFive
News

BankFive’s Sharon Macinnes Named Recipient of John S. Brayton Community Service Award

BankFive Vice President, Risk Management and CRA Officer Sharon Macinnes has been named a recipient of the prestigious John S. Brayton Community Service Award by One Southcoast Chamber of Commerce.

Representatives from all organizations were on hand to celebrate the $18,000 in grants awarded.
BankFive
News

BankFive Foundation Commits Funding To 14 Food Assistance Centers to Combat Local Hunger

The BankFive Foundation is committing funding to 14 organizations on the SouthCoast to help combat food insecurity this holiday season.

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Marissa Scott
Business

5 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the New Year

The end of the year can bring closure for many aspects of your business. It’s the ideal opportunity to assess and adjust your business practices so you can start with a clean slate in the new year.

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Marissa Scott
Security

7 Things to Do if Your Bank Account Is Hacked

Knowing what to do if you suspect your bank account has been hacked can help you minimize the damage and potential loss of funds. 

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BankFive
News

BankFive Welcomes New Westport Mortgage Lending Team

The five new team members will extend BankFive’s footprint on the SouthCoast.

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Marissa Scott
Business

4 Ways to Support Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Shopping locally offers numerous advantages, both for you and your neighborhood. Let's rally around our homegrown enterprises this holiday season.

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Marissa Scott
Money Management

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

The decision of whether to buy or lease a car will  impact your monthly costs, total costs, and your overall flexibility with the vehicle. Take a closer look at both options.

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Marissa Scott
Business

8 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress as a Business Owner

With the holiday rush, it can be difficult to juggle increased demands on your business and still find time to enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.

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Marissa Scott
Security

5 Tips for Protecting Your Bank Account Information

Being responsible with your bank account numbers can help you keep your finances safe.

Elicia & Matt Brum
Marissa Scott
Local Business Spotlights

Business Spotlight: Brum’s Ultimate Repair

Brum’s Ultimate Repair in Dartmouth has a customer-focused approach that stems from their all-hands-on-deck family business model.