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Local Girl Scouts Learn Banking Basics


March 27, 2018

Local Girl Scouts Learn Banking Basics

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Members of Girl Scout Troop # 5225 visit Provident Bank’s Dumont branch.

Provident Bank recently hosted members of Girl Scout Troop # 5225 of Dumont, NJ, who received a lesson in banking. Izabela Wdowiak, Banking Center Manager, explained the difference between checking and savings accounts, as well as which accounts earn interest and how interest is calculated. The Girl Scouts also learned how to write a check and balance a checkbook.

About Provident Bank

Provident Bank, a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.85 billion as of December 31, 2017. With $6.71 billion in deposits, Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company. For more information about Provident Bank, visit or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).

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