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What is Escrow?

Posted June 26, 2020

Learn more about how to keep your money safe in big transactions.

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John Klassen Joins Ulster Savings As Vice President-Commercial Lending

Posted June 24, 2020

Ulster Savings Bank is pleased to announce that John Klassen has joined them as Vice President – Commercial Lending. He will service the commercial lending needs of customers throughout Ulster, Greene, Columbia, and Northern Dutchess Counties.

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Types of Insurance for Your House

Posted May 22, 2020

It’s spring time and you might be ready for a change. Protect your home with the right insurance policies.

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How to Stay Focused When Working from Home

Posted April 24, 2020

Working from home has many perks — zero commute, a comfortable environment, and no dress code. Yet, working from home comes with its own set of distractions. Stay productive working from home with these tips.

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Four Simple Financial Fitness Activities that Parents and Students Can Do at Home

Posted April 22, 2020

With COVID-19 driving widespread closures of our nation’s schools, many parents are facing new obstacles that they hadn’t anticipated. While this looks different for everyone, many families are now challenged to deliver remote learning instruction to their children or keep kids occupied while juggling the demands of their job.

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What is a Good Amount for an Emergency Fund?

Posted April 10, 2020

Emergencies happen to everyone, regardless of whether you have a steady income or are struggling to manage your finances. Unexpected expenses can throw your life into turmoil — and if you don’t have the money to resolve the crisis, your life will become even more difficult. That’s why you need an emergency fund.

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Helping in a Difficult Time

Posted April 2, 2020

As a local bank in tune with our community, we understand the impact of recent events. Beyond ensuring a safe environment for our colleagues and customers, as well as continuity of our products and services, we want to provide additional assistance where we can.

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Promotion - Crystal C. Jacob

Posted March 17, 2020

Ulster Savings Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Crystal C. Jacob to Assistant Vice President of Branch Training at their Kingston headquarters.

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Learn What We’re Doing in Response to the Coronavirus

Posted March 13, 2020

We have assembled a team to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and are following recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local authorities. Please know that additional sanitizing measures are in place at all branch locations and we are communicating and coordinating with critical service providers and suppliers with contingency plans so we can always provide the products and services you need.

Read more… Learn What We’re Doing in Response to the Coronavirus


Ulster County Historical Society Awarded $1,000

Posted January 16, 2020

The Ulster County Historical Society (UCHS) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for renovating their headquarters, the Bevier House Museum. The renovations include updating their display and exhibit systems and improving the environmental controls of the building.

Read more…Ulster County Historical Society Awarded $1,000


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