Education & Insights

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December

Reading loan documents? This task, arduous and sometimes boring is often left to the attorneys and bankers to take care of.

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 November

The FBI warned that the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee and may have been trying to influence the Presidential electi...

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 September

The end of summer inevitably means a mailbox overflowing with back-to-school sale advertisements.

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 June

As we continue to move forward and away from The Great Recession, businesses have learned how to generate greater value with fewer resources. It’...

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 May

Recently, the biggest security story has been Apple’s spat with the Department of Justice (DOJ) about creating a backdoor into the iPhone used by...

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 March

FDIC Publishes a Bank Customer's Guide to Cybersecurity

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 March

You may have recently read about the Los Angeles hospital that was a victim of ransom ware and required to pay $17,000 to cyber criminals to rega...

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 February

Learn how to slay your business’s copy and create a content marketing program that will turn leads into a fan base: Buffy Style

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 February

Whether you’re a small business owner, treasurer, or banker, you've probably been thinking about the payments process.

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 February

If February 14th’s meaning can evolve from blood to love, you, too, can change your brand image.

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 January

Bonus season has arrived. And there’s just one question on all of our minds: How can prudent investors earn an attractive rate of return without ...

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 December

We don’t know about you, but one of our absolute favorite things to do around the holidays is snuggle up (possibly in front of a fireplace, possi...

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 November

By now it should be no surprise that we passionately espouse mentoring and internship programs over here at Provident Bank.

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 October

By now, being in the know about fraud is old hat. But we’re willing to bet you didn’t know this: 76% of fraud attempts feature a wire transfer.

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 October

Email is the default communication method for business because it’s quick, easy, inexpensive, and breaks down geographic barriers.

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 September

You know how they say when you know, you know? Well that’s exactly how we felt about our newest team member: Ryan Hayward.

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 July

The current interest rate environment remains at, or near, all-time lows.

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 May

We’re continuing “Member Voices,” a series where our Business LinkedIn forum members can share their stories, with Mary Repke of Annin Flagmakers...

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 May

How to "Spring Clean" Your Finances. Spring is finally here! It’s time to open up the windows, let in some fresh air, & de-clutter your finances.

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 April

Buying a Home? 3 Tips You Need to Know. Spring is here and potential new homebuyers are noticing FOR SALE signs swinging from posts in neighborho...

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 April

How to "Have the Talk" With Your Teens about Money. It’s a rite of passage…your teenager got his or her first paycheck. Now what?

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 March

10 Tips for Financial Wedding Planning. Since wedding planning can be a stressful time for the couple and their families alike, here are 10 tips ...

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