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Every year around the holidays we like to provide our members with some help to avoid online shopping scams. This year is no different, especially with the uptick in COVID-related fraud.  As is with every year, scammers are becoming even more advanced in their techniques to try and fool you into divulging personal information. Since…

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With the start of school, one thing that can weigh on students’ minds is the financial responsibility that comes with attending college.  The financial section in the October issue of Amjambo Africa highlights the topic of education. Forest Avenue’s Branch Manager Jen Smith and Branch Supervisor Honorine Uwishema discuss all of the different way’s students…

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If we can say one thing with confidence, it’s that 2020 has given new meaning to the term “homebody.” What once used to be the space where we would hang our hat at the end of our day has become so much more. No one knew just how much time we would be spending at…

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Mortgage rates continue to remain a hot topic of conversation. According to The Mortgage Report, a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 2.875% at the end of the first week of September. Over the past few months, we have continued to see rates stay at or near all-time lows. Many experts say, if your mortgage rate is…

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Finding a financial institution that is a good match for you is an essential part of the home buying process. At cPort, our mortgage team is happy to help you find a loan that will meet your needs, and ensure that you have a smooth application process, from pre-qualification through closing. It doesn’t matter if…

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As we continue to see COVID-19 cases in Maine and are encouraged to keep practicing social distancing, a lot of people are worried about what impact this will have on their finances. Whether you’re concerned about how you are going to keep saving or if you’ll be able to pay all your bills, here are…

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We are so fortunate to see so many young cPort members, and brilliant aspiring scholars in our community, accomplish the milestone of graduating college in pursuit of their career dreams. We’ve watched them grow since opening a College Club or Earnie Savings Account. The hard work and commitment of these students is to be celebrated.…

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We’re excited to partner with Amjambo Africa as contributing authors for a monthly financial literacy column. The articles are cowritten by Forest Avenue’s Branch Manager Jen Smith and Branch Supervisor Honorine Uwishema, who together have over 18 years of experience in the financial sector. Both Jen and Honorine know this feature is important to the…

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We all have heard the timeless phrase, mother knows best. At cPort, we’ve decided to put that phrase to the test! With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we asked our staff what valuable money advice they’ve learned from their moms throughout the years.  Here are a few gems we’d like to share: Always keep six…

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