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Waukesha State Bank Blog

This commentary was written and prepared by Waukesha State Bank. Content in this blog is for general information only and not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. Please visit with one of our bankers to discuss your individual needs.

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Bank News

March 2023

Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, California failed on Friday. Over the weekend, New York City-based Signature Bank also failed. Both were banks with unique niches: venture capital and cryptocurrency. 
What does this mean for Waukesha State Bank? 

How Can I Protect Myself
Against Identity Theft?

March 2023

The chance that someone will assume your identity to open fraudulent bank or credit accounts is increasing as thieves become more sophisticated. The best way to protect yourself is to try to prevent this from happening in the first place.

I'm Having Trouble Paying My Student Loans. What Should I Do?

March 2023

The first thing you need to do is to make your lender aware of your situation. Confronting the problem is probably the most beneficial thing you can do. You may be able to request a forbearance, deferment, new payment terms or more.

Expert Packing Tips 
For Spring Break

March 2023

Packing light can have a tremendously positive impact on your travels. But when preparing for a big trip, it can seem difficult to pack light. So how do you do it?

Deductions You Can Claim
Without Itemizing

February 2023

Tax prep time can fray your nerves, especially when you’re trying to figure out the nuances of the tax code, gather your information and receipts, do accurate calculations, and determine how to handle your deductions. Should you itemize or not?

Shady Loan Scams &
How To Identify Them

February 2023

If you’re strapped for cash, it may be tempting to borrow money from any lender that seems to be peddling a good deal. Whether they’re promising great rates, no credit checks, or practically free money, it’s important to remember that some offers are too good to be true.

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