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ABA Consumer Tips: How to Avoid Holiday Spending Headaches

WASHINGTON — As early Black Friday deals kick off the holiday shopping season sooner than ever, it’s important for consumers to develop a holiday spending plan to avoid financial headaches in the future, says the American Bankers Association.  ABA is highlighting seven tips to help consumers minimize their holiday spending debt. “It’s a special feeling […]

Jewett City Savings Bank donates to 6 local charities to celebrate Main office renovations

Jewett City Savings Bank has donated a total of $2,000 to six local non-profit organizations on behalf of customers who opened new personal and business checking accounts during the Bank’s recent Renovation Celebration. According to Kevin Merchant, president and CEO, the Checking for Charity initiative provided the opportunity for new checking account customers to support […]

Equifax Data Breach – Are you affected?

Equifax, one of the three largest consumer credit reporting agencies in the country, has announced a data security incident that may have compromised the personal information of millions of people in the United States. They have stated that the personal information accessed through this intrusion included names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and some […]

Beware of “Warranty” Telephone Scams

We have learned of a telephone scam in which the caller ID indicates that the call is coming from Jewett City Savings Bank.  The automated call informs the person that they have a warranty that is expiring and will ask for account or debit card information to continue or renew the warranty.  If you receive […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Holds 144th Annual Meeting

Elects Elena Hermonot of Sterling as Corporator President and CEO Kevin Merchant presided over Jewett City Savings Bank’s 144th annual meeting held recently at the Jacques Cartier Club. Highlighting the Bank’s 2016 performance, Merchant reported $63.6 million in loans originated over the course of the year, a 13.9% increase over the previous year and the […]

8 Ways to Protect Your Data Online

The American Bankers Association is highlighting eight tips to help online users protect their data and guard against online threats. “Cyber thieves are using social media profiles to gather personal information and use it to commit fraud,” said Doug Johnson, ABA’s senior vice president of payments and cyber security policy. “It’s extremely important that consumers […]

Jewett City Savings Bank pledges $25K to UCFS Campaign for Griswold Health Center

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has pledged $25,000 in support of the new healthcare facility in Griswold planned by United Community and Family Services (UCFS). Announcement of the donation to the UCFS Capital Campaign for the Griswold Health Center was made today by Kevin Merchant, Jewett City Savings Bank president and CEO. A federally […]

We have updated our online bill payment system

Our updated bill payment system is now active, and we thank you for your patience during this update. The first time you log in When you select the Pay My Bills tab after the update, you will be required to accept the new Terms of Service and Privacy Policy separately. Confirm Payee Information While all […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation awards over $9K to libraries, arts & culture groups

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $9,200 to support libraries and arts and cultural organizations in local communities. An announcement of the grants was made today by Kevin Merchant, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank. “The Foundation is proud to support efforts designed to preserve history, to help […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation awards over $26K to local emergency services providers

Kevin Merchant, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank, announced today that the Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has awarded 39 grants totaling $26,320 to providers of emergency services in communities served by the Bank. “We are extremely proud to be able to help protect lives and property in the communities we serve,” said […]