Common Cents Blog
December 4, 2023
Multi-Factor Authentication and Why it’s Important
Getting Ready to Refinance
November 9, 2023
After record-low interest rates on home loans in 2020, the industry has continued to see rates climb higher and higher – with the national average nearing 8% as of October 2023. While these rates are causing difficulties for some to afford a new home, others have been able to make the transition to homeownership albeit with a monthly payment that’s a little bit higher than they’d like. The good news is that, eventually, rates will regulate - and homeowners can take preemptive steps now to be ready to capitalize on those lower rates through refinancing.
November 6, 2023
Learn about DDoS attacks and how they can affect your business.
Bank How You Want, Where You Want
October 13, 2023
Mobile banking is one of the most important parts of the modern banking experience. As our lives continue to get busier and more chaotic, it’s important to have a bank that can keep up with your day-to-day needs and meet you where you are. That’s why Community Bank offers mobile banking that rivals the big banks.
October 10, 2023
Learn how to protect yourself from online threats.
Finish Your Financial Year Strong
September 5, 2023
September signifies a true time of change. As the weather starts to cool down and the season begins to turn, there’s no better time to take a pause and take stock of your savings goals. Summer can often be a time where budgets and practical spending take a backseat, but the present is the perfect time to get back on track.
Kick-Off College on the Right Financial Foot
August 12, 2023
Fall means back-to-school for many families. For the ones heading off to college, it’s a new adventure and a major milestone. But leaving the nest and taking the big leap can be pretty challenging for incoming freshmen and their parents. You can help give your child the support and stability they need in this critical moment.
The Best Way to Handle Big Home Projects
July 11, 2023
This summer is the perfect time to get to work on those projects around the house that you’ve been waiting to get done! Whether that’s adding in a brand-new deck, expanding your kitchen or just getting your home a little more updated, a personal loan can make those big projects seem a whole lot smaller.
Three Ways to Keep Your Cash Safe This Summer
June 8, 2023
Nothing ruins a Summer vacation quite like financial fraud, and Louisiana is consistently ranked as one of the highest states with reported fraud-per-capita. With massive increases in all types of fraud in recent years, it’s more important than ever to make sure that you’re doing everything possible to ensure your money and identity stays as safe as possible – and we’re here to help you every step of the way.
Three Ways to Help Build A Budget With Your Working Teen
April 26, 2023
Getting their very first job (and very first paycheck) is a big responsibility for your children. It’s important to prepare them for financial success down the line by working with them to create a strong financial foundation now with practical lessons that remain true no matter what your bank account balance looks like.
5 Reasons to get a Personal Loan.
April 5, 2023
When you need a financial boost, a personal loan can help meet your personal needs and keep your life on track without worrying about paying for bigger expenses all at once. Here are some of the biggest ways a personal loan can help you.
Strongly Serving our Community for more than 120 years.
April 3, 2023
With roots that reach back more than 120 years, we’ve been serving this community for generations. Throughout that time, we’ve learned a thing or two about the banking needs of our neighbors.