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Navigating Financial Success: The Crucial Role of a Well-Crafted Financial Plan with Porter Bank

In today’s dynamic economic landscape, securing a prosperous financial future is more critical than ever. As we strive to achieve our goals and dreams, having a well-thought-out financial plan becomes the cornerstone of our journey towards financial success. At Porter Bank, we understand the significance of meticulous financial planning and offer a suite of comprehensive […]

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Opt-Out of the Prescreened Solicitation Calls

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  First State Bank of Porter does not sell your information to any third party for marketing purposes. When you apply for credit with us, we will request your credit report and credit score from the major Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Equifax, Experian, […]

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Common Credit Card Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

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Credit cards are a useful financial tool that are beneficial in many scenarios. Credit cards are reliable during an emergency but can also help you build credit, finance a big purchase and earn rewards! However, credit card misuse can damage your credit score and lead to debt pile-up. That’s why it’s important to learn about […]

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How to Protect Your Identity & Avoid Scams Online

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What are Online Scams? Online scams can take a variety of forms and are constantly evolving alongside technology. But, the term itself refers to someone who uses online or social media platforms to take advantage of and steal a person’s identity. The scammer usually does this to seek financial gain. For example, a cybercriminal could […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Open a Savings Account Today

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Reason 1: Added Security for Your Extra Cash While you absolutely can put all your extra money under the mattress, it’s not very practical or secure. Putting your extra money in a Savings Account at Porter Bank gives you added security. Not only does putting your money in a savings account prevent accidental loss, like […]

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