Financial Education

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.

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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!


Commercial Connections

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

Tips for Your Business Budget

Virtual Selling and Customer Communications

What is a Loan Covenant?

What Your Banker Doesn’t Know CAN Hurt You


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Looking for information about bank safety and soundness? Click here for resources.


PA Bankers Financial Literacy Show on PCN

The Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers) is hosting a weekly TV show on PCN about Financial Literacy. Watch to learn some tips to help your finances.

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Tips for Young Earners

April is Financial Literacy Month. The FDIC (the organization that banks pay to insure your account deposits) provides information about financial literacy. A great article they published is for young earners – teens who are starting their first job. Read the article here: Mars Bank has a special no fee student checking account for teens. Learn about our first […]

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Financial Literacy Month

Mars Bank is celebrating Financial Literacy Month in April. Follow us on social media @MarsBankPa; each Friday we’ll feature a financial literacy tip in association with the American Bankers Association. 

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Lost ATM/Debit Card

To Report a Lost or Stolen ATM Card or Mars Bank Debit/Check Card, Please call: 1-800-472-3272. Protect your debit card with My Cards in the Mars Bank mobile banking app.

Lost Credit Card

To Report a Lost or Stolen Mars Bank Credit Card, Please call: 1-800-883-0131. Or visit our credit card administration site by clicking here.

Reorder Checks

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