The Jarrettsville Federal Blog

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by Nancy Dorn, Branch ManagerEvery year it seems the “holiday hype” starts earlier and earlier at retail stores.  Holiday decorations are out at the same time children are trick-or-treating.   Retailers are advertising Black Friday on ...

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By John RealePeople often ask how their credit score factors in a loan decision.  While a credit score is a reflection of a person's overall credit situation, at Jarrettsville Federal, we look at a potential borrower's whole picture, rather than...

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By Gary Barnoff, PresidentLiterally, “mutual” means a common interest; something shared, or joined.  We often think of “mutual funds,” if we’re talking financials, or “mutual friends” if we’re talking people.  When it comes to banking, the ...

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by Nancy Dorn, Branch ManagerAmong some of the most popular October traditions are bonfires and pumpkins, corn mazes and hot chocolate, and… Christmas Clubs.   Anyone who has a Christmas Club will tell you that every October they reap the b...

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Community Support Rewarding On Its Own
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As a community bank, we do as much as we can to be involved locally.  Our business decisions are made right at our branch on Norrisville Road, by people who live in the area and who know the economy and the neighborhood landscape.  We know ...

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Did you know that many prospective homebuyers spend countless hours scouring the market for the perfect home, but devote very little time to finding the right lender? In fact, financial experts recommend finding your ideal lender even before beginnin...

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A mortgage is a serious commitment.  It comes with expectations and risks on both sides.  Mortgage lenders will carefully scrutinize borrowers to determine whether they are a good credit risk.  If you’re a homebuyer this spring, you’re...

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Spring is in the air! The weather is (slightly) warmer, the flowers are blooming, and it’s the busiest season of the year for home buying and selling. According to Forbes.com, the months of April, May and June generally make up 40 percent of annual h...

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Posted by Gary Barnoff- More than 32 years in the financial industry has given me a little insight on the advantages of community banking.  These advantages are why I came to Jarrettsville Federal in the first place.  It’s a certain kind of...

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It’s nearly the end of January.  Statistics indicate that at least 45 percent of people who have made New Year’s resolutions have already given up by this time.  After only three weeks, people have stopped trying!  With “improving fina...

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