Mars Bank is committed to helping our customers and community better understand financial issues. Our commitment includes providing financial literacy programs to schools, publishing information about the mortgage and lending process, helping customers choose the best deposit and loan products… and more. Check back for more information, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook. If you have a question you’d like us to consider, submit it here.
Safety and Soundness of American Banks
Using a Credit Card vs a Personal Loan to Fund a Vacation
Understanding the Difference Between Pre-Qualifcation and Pre-Approval
Documents You Need When Applying for a Mortgage
Money Smart from the FDIC
The FDIC Money Smart financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. First released in 2001 and regularly updated, Money Smart has a long track record of success. The program has 14 fun and educational interactive games to help you learn about being “Money Smart”. Access the program on the FDIC’s website here.
Student Financial Literacy
The bank is currently working with local schools and libraries to implement financial literacy courses for students. Contact us if you are interested in a financial education program.
First Time Homebuyer Education
The Bank periodically holds talks and learning events to help prospective homeowners understand the obstacles and opportunities of home ownership.
Watch our series of videos for First Time Homebuyers. Or sign up for a First Time Homebuyer Event – or Online Seminar!
The Bank is also working with businesses to provide them with information to help their businesses.
Commercial Real Estate Transactions: What Business Owners Need to Know
Read more about how a banker and accountant can help your business.
Year End Tips for Business Owners
Tips for Keeping Your Remote Team Connected
Virtual Selling and Customer Communications
What Your Banker Doesn’t Know CAN Hurt You
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