Recognizing and Avoiding Common Tax Scams

Tax Scam

It’s that time of year again- tax season! With the April 15th tax filing deadline right around the corner, it’s important to be careful of tax scams that could compromise your personal and financial information. But don’t worry- we’ve got your back! Town & Country Bank has highlighted three common tax scams to help keep […]

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What is Smishing?

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What is Smishing? Combating text-based phishing attempts Have you ever heard of the term “smishing”? You might be familiar with the term “phishing”, which refers to the fraudulent practice of sending emails containing malicious links to acquire personal information. Smishing is similar to phishing, except it happens on your phone through text messages. Smartphones have […]

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Unlock the Secret to Your Ideal Home Budget

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Are you dreaming of owning your perfect home? Picture yourself in a beautiful house with blue shutters, a wrap-around porch, and a lush yard. But have you been pre-qualified yet? If not, it’s easy to feel uncertain about what a realistic budget looks like for your house-hunting journey. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! […]

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Understanding Mortgages and How They Work

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Buying a home is an exciting milestone in your life. Imagine hosting holiday gatherings, watching your family grow, and making memories in a place that is truly yours. This dream can be a reality, but navigating the world of mortgages can be overwhelming, leaving you searching for answers. Don’t let that stand in the way […]

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Why is Banking Local Better?

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Why Is Banking Local Better? Have you ever considered why you are still banking with the same bank where you opened your checking account when you got your first paycheck? Is your bank good enough to recommend to your friends and family? Can you recall your banker’s name, or do you even have one? It […]

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