September Scooter’s Savings Club Contest Winner

Scooter with Piggy Bank

We Have A Winner!! Congrats to Xander, winner of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science tickets!   Don’t forget…each deposit of $3+ you make in September and October qualifies you for a drawing for tickets to the Children’s Museum of Denver! Winner announced in November.  Happy Fall Everyone! (See Rate Sheet for terms and… read more

A Message From Donna Petrocco, President

Community Patriotism by Donna Petrocco This past July 4th seemed to me to be more patriotic than usual. The American Flag was proudly displayed in yards (sometimes by the dozens); on pillows, flower pots, and banners around the porch; on Facebook profiles and status updates; on car magnets and bumper stickers; and certainly in our… read more

6 Money Mistakes Newlyweds Should Avoid

Valley Bank & Trust Offers Tips for Managing Money Together The song goes, “when you marry in June you’re a bride all your life,” but are you prepared for that financially? Summer wedding season is in full swing and newlyweds will soon be managing their finances as a pair. Valley Bank & Trust is encouraging… read more

Important Information about New Card Technology

What is EMV? EMV is a global standard for embedded-chip technology used to authenticate credit and debit card transactions with improved data security. It was launched in 1996 by EuroPay, MasterCard and Visa, which is how it received its name. It is being used or implemented in more than 80 countries worldwide. The US started… read more

7 Tips to Frustrate a Fraudster During Tax Season

The weeks leading up to April 15 – tax deadline day – are often vulnerable ones for consumers, as W-2s and tax returns containing their personal information circulate over the internet and through the mail. According to a Javelin Strategy and Research study, 12.7 million Americans were victims of identity fraud in 2014. Though down… read more

5 Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

5 Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund Nearly eight out of 10 U.S. tax filers will receive a federal tax refund this year. As millions of Americans await reimbursement from Uncle Sam, Valley Bank & Trust has highlighted five tips for making the most of their tax refund. Save for emergencies. Open or add to a high-yield… read more