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Money 101 - Top Tips for Serious Saving

Some of us were never taught how to save when it comes to money, but all of us were taught how to spend. So, why does it seem like such a challenge to save money? Simply put, it’s easy to spend money, but saving it is much more difficult. Here are a few tips to help you put your hard-earned cash in a safe place for the future.

Book an Appointment Online

Meeting with a banker at Peoples State Bank is easier than ever. You can set an appointment with many of our bankers with our “Book an Appointment” feature on our website and from our Facebook page. 

Control your Peoples Debit Card

You may not know how much control you have over your Peoples Debit Mastercard®. Within our BankPeoples app are settings that allow you to put precise controls on where, when, and how your card is used. Would you like to set your card so that it will not work at certain types of stores? Learn how in this article.

Peoples Edge Plus Checking Helps You Fight Fraud

We’ve all seen the scary video of an unknown person—usually wearing a hoodie—and tapping away at a keyboard. That person is a thief trying to fraud you out of your money. It’s one thing to know these criminals are out there. But what do you do about it? Here are some tips to keep in mind to help protect yourself, your family, or your business while on the internet

Using Your Home’s Equity

A common situation many homeowners face is needing to make repairs or changes to their home, especially after having lived in the house for ten or more years. If you’re facing a significant remodeling or repair bill, but don’t have the funds available, perhaps using your home’s equity is the answer.

All you need to know to understand credit

You may have seen reference to both a credit score and a credit report. What’s the difference between the two? Your credit report is a statement including information on your credit activity and current credit situation which could include loan paying history and status of your credit accounts. 

How to turn off/on your Peoples Debit Card

One of the most common requests the Peoples customer service staff receive is from callers who have lost their Peoples debit card and want to cancel it and order a new card. Our customer service staff report that many of those same people call back a day or two later to let us know they found their hidden card and ask to stop the cancellation.