Our Life in Color Blog

Spotlight on Portland Yacht Services

Phin Sprague, president of Portland Yacht Services, has been a commercial client of Norway Savings Bank for 15 years. Portland Yacht Services performs a variety of services on boats, both small and large. It is a diverse business that employs technicians with high levels of expertise. In early 2013, Phin sold his property at 58… Read more »

Your Budget, Your Way

Budgeting can either make or break your financial stability. Financial mistakes occur from time-to-time, so it is important to know how to reduce your chances of making them and having a solid budget will help you maintain your financial freedom. Let’s take a look at five critical tips to follow to stay on the right… Read more »

NSB Employees Help to Create Bright Futures

Bright Future is a group of young men and women that are new arrivals to the United States and are learning about American society through work, volunteerism, government, sports and social interaction. The program is run by Glenn Nerbak of the Portland Mentoring Alliance and Antoni Bazia and Ann Smith of Project Bazia. Claire and… Read more »

Five Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Nearly eight out of 10 U.S. tax filers will receive a federal tax refund this year. As millions of Americans await reimbursement from Uncle Sam, Norway Savings Bank has highlighted five tips for making the most of their tax refund. “Smart use of your tax refund can start you on the path to long-term financial… Read more »

Seven Tips to Frustrate a Fraudster During Tax Season

NORWAY, ME– The weeks leading up to April 15th– tax deadline day – are often vulnerable ones for consumers, as W-2s and tax returns containing their personal information circulate over the internet and through the mail. According to a Javelin Strategy and Research study, 12.7 million Americans were victims of identity fraud in 2014. Though… Read more »

Norway Savings Gives Back

Over the course of a year, we receive thousands of requests for donations and sponsorships. We try very hard to maximize our budget so that we reach as many communities and programs as possible. Our goal is to provide resources that support projects and organizations that provide long-term benefits to our communities. In 2014, we… Read more »

Managing Your Credit Reputation

What is your credit reputation? Your credit report and credit score together make up your credit reputation. As soon as you get a credit card, a phone, or even sign up for utilities, you start building what we call a “credit history,” which includes all your status across accounts, total debts, and your payment history. It also… Read more »

A Message from the President

It has been a very white winter here in Maine and we hope that the snow is bringing business and smiles to many! I would like to take some time to reflect and highlight some of the major accomplishments from 2014. It was a year full of awards and recognitions, new branch openings and new technology implemented to… Read more »