Bath State Bank News
Before transitioning from renter to home owner, potential buyers must typically save between 5 and 20 percent of the home’s value for the down payment. The American Bankers Association is offering tips to help consumers prepare for one of the first steps in the home buying process – saving for a down payment.
Are you worried about whether you will be able to help your children or (perhaps) grandchildren with college expenses when the time comes? Start now and be prepared with a Coverdell Education Savings Account (commonly known as an Education IRA.)
Bath State Bank’s new Mobile App allows customers to access their accounts on a mobile device. Enjoy the convenience of personal online banking which includes bill payment and remote deposit. Get started by downloading our App through Apple or Android, and then log-in with your online Bank by Mouse username and password.
As the 2017 tax season gets underway, Bath State Bank is urging all customers to take extra precaution when filing their return to prevent their exposure to tax fraud.
If you get a call from the IRS threatening you with lawsuits or jail time unless you pay up immediately, don’t worry. It’s a scam. IRS impersonation and tax scams by phone, email and text are ongoing. Criminals use increasingly creative ploys to trick taxpayers but you can protect yourself and your money.
In our continuing efforts to keep your accounts secure, we’ve improved our alert system for potential debit card fraud. Here’s how it works:
1. When potential fraud is detected, you will receive an automatic email notification from Bath State Bank, with the option to reply with “fraud” or “no fraud.”