Financial Cybersecurity: Protecting Yourself Off and Online

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Every morning my phone alarm wakes me up. I go to the fridge, programmed with the latest weather report, to grab some water. I drive to work mostly effortlessly thanks in large part to the microchips living inside it, and then I spend the day working, feeding information into a computer which is then spread to the world through a series of wires and light. My life just doesn’t include technology, it is defined by it and I’m certainly not the odd man out here.

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Financial Planning

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Everyone means well. We all want to be that person who has everything organized and mapped out, especially when talking about budgeting and planning for retirement. The fact though is that most of us aren’t that person and we could use a little help with better understanding our finances and learning how best to make them work for us so we can retire with ease.

Getting (and Staying) Debt Free in 4 Steps

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Let’s consider some facts. About a third of all Americans only pay the minimum amount due on their credit cards every month and a staggering 35% of Americans have had their credit card debt in collections at some point in their lives.

Quick Start Guide to Creating a Rainy Day Fund

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Your mother probably always warned you to be careful not because you were reckless, but because you just never know what life will throw at you. It may have taken a few decades to appreciate those concerns, but as an adult you realize how right she was.

Women’s History Month Interview with Noha Galal

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This Women’s History Month, Sandy Spring is shining a light on some of our remarkable women leaders. Meet Noha Galal, Senior Vice President and Middle Market Team Leader for Corporate and Institutional Banking Division. Noha shared with Sandy Spring her thoughts on community, leadership, and the importance of mentorship.

Women’s History Month Interview with Ronda McDowell

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This Women’s History month, Sandy Spring is shining a light on some of our remarkable women leaders. Meet Ronda McDowell, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer. Ronda sat down with Sandy Spring to share about the woman who inspires her most and the legacy she hopes to leave.

Women’s History Month Interview with Christine Hill Wilson

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This Women’s History month, Sandy Spring Bank is shining a light on some of our remarkable women leaders. Meet Senior Trust Officer, Christine Hill Wilson. Christine sat down with Sandy Spring Bank to share a little bit about her journey.

Buying a Fixer Upper: What You Need To Know

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With inventory in the housing market low, you may be considering buying a fixer upper rather than a move-in-ready home. You may also decide that a major renovation project on your existing home is best if you haven’t found the right fixer upper to purchase. Sandy Spring Bank has many options and can guide you through the process while saving you time and money. First, let’s look at some key things you should consider before deciding which path to take.

Looking to Buy a Second Home?

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As remote and hybrid work environments have become the norm, more homeowners are harnessing that flexibility and thinking about purchasing a second home.

Ways to Protect Yourself

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It is important to us to help you keep your information safe. Here are some easy ways for you to protect yourself.