Our Life in Color Blog

Cybersecurity

While it’s likely that you access the internet nearly every single day, that doesn’t mean that you can let your guard down when it comes to your cybersecurity. It’s almost impossible to imagine life without electronic devices. How would you keep in touch with your friends, listen to music, watch movies, buy tickets, make payments,… Read more »

Can we count on you to bring in your coins?

Did you know that there is an estimated $18 billion in coin that is currently in couch cushions, piggy banks and jars in American homes? Businesses are in need of your change to continue operating, so please help today! Will you please search your home and car for as many pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters… Read more »

Will you help us #GetCoinMoving?

You may recall last summer, there was a national coin shortage, resulting in many retailers and small businesses having to require exact change or card-only payments when conducting transactions. Once again, the Federal Reserve is implementing order limits for nickels, dimes and quarters which means the way many businesses conduct transactions will be impacted again…. Read more »

Branch lobbies are opening Monday, March 22nd!

To our Valued Customers and Friends, We look forward to seeing you! Today, on the one-year anniversary of the day we first closed lobbies to the public in 2020, we are pleased to announce that we are reopening 23 of our 24 branch lobbies effective March 22, 2021.  The lobby at our Exchange Street Portland branch will… Read more »

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 »