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Belmont Savings Bank Culture

At Belmont Savings, we have many employees who have been with us for long time. When we recently asked if they would be willing to share their experiences, Doreen Spirito in Human Resources stepped up to the plate and had this to say: My name is Doreen, and I have worked for Belmont Savings Bank …

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Home Renovations: How to invest wisely for high return

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Buyers who anticipate investing in home renovations in the near future should consider these two important questions first: What renovations will provide the highest return on investment? Which full-scale renovations are truly needed to make the home more functional vs. which can be done simply to make the home more sellable? According to Money Magazine’s …

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How can I help you: A colleague’s insight on customer service

We asked our employees to weigh in with their thoughts on customer service. Matt Sullivan in Retail Banking offered these inspirational words. My parents provided me with a blueprint of how to work and work well. Diligence, punctuality, attention to detail, and thoroughness define how they approach their tasks. It wasn’t until after college though …

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Solutions to Common Checking Problems

Belmont Savings Bank employee Christine Remby, who works in Deposit Operations, shares her advice on how to avoid checking account fees. Last week, you went online and paid a few bills. But you also forgot to record in your checkbook that dinner you bought your girlfriends on Saturday. Now you’ve overdrawn. No problem, you think, …

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Tax Software: Help Ease the Stress of Filing Yourself

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The thought of a tax refund can certainly be exciting, but it also begs the question “Should I hire someone to help, or should I do it myself?” Not everyone can, or wants to, have an accountant file their returns. For those who prefer to do their own taxes, there is help. The first step …

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Interviewing Skills: Part 3 Controlling the Interview

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Part Two discussed how to get the interview. The next step is controlling the interview to …

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Interviewing Skills: Part 2 Getting the Interview

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Once you decide which career path you would like to pursue, the next challenge is getting …

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Interviewing Skills: Part 1 Narrowing the Field

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  However, before that job begins, you have to get through the interview. Bob Mahoney, President and CEO of Belmont Savings Bank, offers his interviewing tips in this 3-part Mahoney Money Minute. This first segment is Narrowing …

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