Our Life in Color Blog

Milestone Branch Anniversaries provide donations to Maine nonprofits

In 2020, Norway Savings Bank celebrated milestone anniversaries at four of our branches: Gorham – 15 years Congress Street, Portland – 20 years Topsham – 35 years Fryeburg – 45 years During normal years, we would have celebrated in person, but due to the pandemic, we decided to connect with our communities by providing support… Read more »

Web site profiles NSB’s products, services and community impact

Recently, Norway Savings Bank was profiled on the web site, BadCredit.org. This site provides information and education to more than 8,000,000 users on how to make better credit decisions in preparation for a brighter financial future. The article focuses on NSB’s products and services that help consumers in these challenging times. NSB’s commitment to community… Read more »

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.9 billion to… Read more »

Norway Savings announces branch and lobby reopening plans

It’s hard to believe it’s been over 2 months since closing our branch lobbies with the priority of keeping employees and customers safe while doing our part to help “flatten the curve” in our communities. We recognize the inconveniences you may have experienced and we are grateful for your patience and understanding. However, we are… Read more »

Fraud is on the rise

In these times of crisis, fraudsters take advantage of the public’s fear, anxiety and uncertainty to step up their attempts to obtain sensitive, personal information, thereby allowing them to steal identities and, potentially, money. This week, we were made aware of a scam targeting Norway Savings Bank customers.  The fraudsters called various NSB customers saying… Read more »

COVID-19: Have you heard the news? Here’s what’s happening May 1st

To Our Valued Customers, The month of April certainly flew by, and I’m sure you’re as anxious as we are for the return of warm weather and the end of the Stay-at-Home Executive Order. We are reopening all but two of our branches May 1st for Drive-Up Banking service While banks are identified as “Essential… Read more »

Beware of Paycheck Protection Program Scams

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created to help small businesses pay their employees and for other necessary costs like rent and utilities. Unfortunately, fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud and phishing (sending emails that look official, but are… Read more »

BEWARE OF COVID-19 SCAMS USING THE FDIC’S NAME

During these unprecedented times, scammers are using false information regarding the security of people’s deposits or their ability to access cash to perpetuate fraud schemes. The FDIC does not send unsolicited correspondence asking for money or sensitive personal information. The agency will never contact you to ask for personal details, such as bank account information,… Read more »

CORONAVIRUS PHISHING SCAMS

Beware of COVID-19 emails that appear to come from reputable sources, such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). The body of these emails often contain recent news and updates related to the Coronavirus. These emails ask you to click on links for more detailed information – but actually link… Read more »