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10 Years of Golfing for Charity

This year, the Family Trust Charity Golf Tournament celebrates its tenth year! With that in mind, we are hoping to make it our biggest year of giving yet. We encourage members, community partners, and the public to participate by sponsoring, donating, or playing in the tournament.

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Safe & Free Shredding on June 9

Come out for “Shred Day” on June 9 at our White Street branch at 225 W White St. From 9 AM – 12 noon, documents will be securely shredded by SHRED-IT and will be monitored and protected through the entire process.

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Keep Your “Smart Life” Safe

Living the “smart life” is gaining popularity among busy households and those who appreciate the convenience technology offers. It’s great to lock and unlock your house, adjust the A/C, and reorder items all from your phone or other smart device. However, the growing popularity of smart technology means one thing for sure – hackers take notice and figure out how to undermine it.

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Employees Giving Back

We’re not even half way through the 2018 year, and our employees have already put in tremendous work in our community. To support our community, Family Trust gives employees eight hours of work time to volunteer.

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Is a Reloadable Card a Good Option for You?

A reloadable debit card is a great option when it comes to budgeting, travel, and helping your children manage their money. Now, Family Trust reloadable cards are easier than ever to use. We decreased the minimum load value from $20 to now only $10, and increased the maximum load value to $5,000. We decreased the minimum purchase age to 16 instead of 18 and now have no monthly reload fees.

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You Can Use a HELOC for That?

A Home Equity Line of Credit borrows from the equity you have in your home. In most cases, the rate will be lower than rates for credit cards or other forms of credit. It works like a credit card with an adjustable rate, term and monthly payments that do not change. You can use it for just about anything – like a home improvement project, an auto purchase, family vacation, education expenses and more!

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5 Home Buying Basics

Apartment getting too cramped? Ready to move out and move up? Buying your first house is an exciting milestone. Though the task can seem daunting, use these 5 home buying basics to keep you on track and help the process run smoothly.