Nobody is excited about tax season, and now there’s another reason to dread this time of year. Identity tax refund fraud is on the rise.

Your Community Bank team wants to help you keep your identity and your tax refund safe, so we’ve compiled important information about tax fraud for your review. Please read more about what identity tax refund fraud is, and how it can be avoided, here.

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Understanding Your Credit Score

You know the drill - the leaves are turning, the football season is heating up, and your 'check engine' light pops on.  That familiar feeling of dread begins when you know your car won't make it through the winter.

A new car means a new loan application, and the one question that seems to determine so much about your rate:  What's your credit score?  Before you shop, we'll help you understand what your credit score means, and how to avoid an unpleasant surprise next time you apply for a loan.

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Not all home improvement projects are equal. In fact, according to the Remodeling 2016’s Cost vs. Value Report (www.costvsvalue.com),1 recouping costs on home improvement projects can vary from 57% - 130% in our area! Prioritizing home improvement projects based on value is a smart way to recoup your costs in resale by using your home improvement funds wisely.

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Shopping today is easier than ever, from online retailers to just swiping a card, the world of retail is at our fingertips. But enhanced convenience comes with risks that may compromise your financial security. To help keep you safe, Community Bank has launched an enhance Fraud Alert System compiled a checklist of tips to help all of us be safer shoppers.

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