summer fun

Whether you’re looking to buy a home or boat, install central air, or take a vacation, BankFive can help make your summer as enjoyable as possible!

If this question came up in a pop quiz — What’s the difference between a mortgage originator and a mortgage broker? — would you know how to respond? If you know the answer, kudos to you. But if you’re like many people, you probably don’t have a clue. Not to worry, though. We can help […]

Unfortunately, ID theft is not just limited to those who are living. Learn how to protect your deceased loved ones from identity theft crimes.

Life is full of lots of decisions. And that becomes hugely apparent once you graduate from college. Should you buy a used car or a new set of wheels? Can you put off paying your student loans? Does it make more sense to move back home or get an apartment? College doesn’t fully prepare you […]

Building good credit and maintaining it is kind of like running a marathon – it takes time, patience, and perseverance. But it’s worth it in the end. Having good credit can make it easier for you to get a personal loan or a home mortgage and it can qualify you to receive lower interest rates. […]

Owning a home shouldn’t be a dream beyond your reach. With help from the Equity Builder Program, it can become a reality! BankFive is offering up to $15,000 for closing costs and down payment assistance through the program, which is administered by The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. Households with incomes at or below […]

There’s nothing like getting something for free. And a free credit report ranks right up there with the best freebies. Knowing the condition of your credit is important for so many reasons. Credit ratings could have an impact on such things as credit card approvals, mortgage rates, and car loans. Fortunately, the federal government recognizes how […]


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