Financial Literacy

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Managing your money leads to opportunities and questions. To gain clarity and make the best decision for you, good advice is valuable. You'll find it here.

The Basics of Baby Savings Accounts

Here’s what you need to know about setting up a bank account for your newborn.

5 Steps for Starting a Small Business in CT or NY

Follow these steps to turn your startup idea into a thriving small business.

Identity Theft & Fraud on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

Here’s how to spot suspicious activity and avoid common scams.

Protecting Yourself Against Debit Card Fraud

Get tips to safeguard your debit card and checking account.

Saving Money with a Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account

Explore benefits and considerations for each savings account.

Financing Options for Your NY or CT Business or Startup

Fund your business idea with a financing approach that works.

Growing Your Small Business

Explore Patriot Bank’s takeaways for setting your business up for success.

How to Save More Money with CDs

See how a Certificate of Deposit can benefit your financial goals faster than a standard savings account.

Money-Saving Tips for College Students

See how you can build a budget alongside paying for college tuition.

How to Pay Off Your Debt Fast (Infographic)

Pay off your debt in 8 simple steps.

Understanding Your Credit Score (Infographic)

Discover what gets calculated in your FICO score®.