Eaton Federal Savings Bank Blog

6 Money Tips for Family Caregivers

Thursday, November 17, 2016

According to the Caregiver Action Network, more than 90 million Americans care for a loved one living with a disability, disease or experiencing reduced financial capability as a result of aging. Financial caregivers, such as those with a power of attorney, trustee or a federal benefits fiduciary, play an important role in ensuring that all finances from routine to complex are managed wisely, helping their loved ones maintain the best quality of life possible. In recognition of National Family Caregiver Month, Eaton Federal is helping financial caregivers better understand their role.

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Looking For the Perfect Gift? How About a Gift Card…

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Whether it’s holiday time or you’re looking for the perfect gift for a special occasion, sometimes the act of gift-giving can be challenging. Sure, it can be a thrill to pick out just the right gift for a loved one or friend. Perhaps you’re among the lucky ones and spotted the perfect gift on your first trip out shopping. Score! But then there are those times when you look endlessly and nothing seems just right. Or you remember others that you’d like to thank with a gift but have no idea of what would excite them.

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Tap the Equity in Your Home – Make it Work for You

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Home equity loans are a smart way to finance many of your personal requirements. Not many homeowners are aware of how much cash flow they can generate to help meet their needs by leveraging the equity they have built in their home. Whether you want to make some renovations to your existing home, pay for your child’s education, invest in another property or stock, consolidate debt or take a much needed vacation—there are so many of life’s needs you can pay for using your home.

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How Much House Can You Afford – Know Before You Buy

Monday, March 28, 2016

Getting ready to buy a house? Congratulations! It’s an exciting time for you and your family. But it certainly helps to focus on the crucial details first. Have you calculated how much you can afford? If you are depending on a mortgage loan to finance your home purchase, it’s a good idea to get pre-approved first. This will avoid any disappointment when you find the home of your dreams.

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Understanding The Home Mortgage Loan Process - Part 2

Monday, January 04, 2016

This is Part 2 in a series of articles to help you better understand the home mortgage loan process. If you’ve not done so yet, we recommend that you read Part 1 first, and then come back and continue reading this article.

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Understanding The Home Mortgage Loan Process - Part 1

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

After spending many weekends visiting open houses and looking online for just the right place, you’ve found a new home to buy. You’ve done the negotiating dance and have finally signed the sales contract, which is contingent on approval of a mortgage loan for you, the buyer.

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Avoid These Home Mortgage Loan Road Blocks!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

So you’ve decided you’re ready to take the big step to purchase a new home. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced buyer/seller, the journey from shopping to closing can be an adventure. At times, it’s an exciting and thrilling adventure. Other times, there are disappointments and even road blocks along the way. Since we do this every day, the home mortgage loan process is somewhat second nature to us, but we realize that for many of you buying a home is not something you do regularly.

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Welcome to the Eaton Federal Savings Bank Blog

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

We started earlier this year with a great new (mobile friendly) website to make it even easier for visitors to to get information when using mobile phones and tablet devices. Shortly thereafter, we launched our Online Loan Center, making it possible for customers to apply for a home mortgage, home equity line of credit or vehicle loan, conveniently online. While we still like to think of ourselves as a “small town” community bank, we’ve certainly added services to our lineup that can go “toe-to-toe” with the big banks (but with the personal service and attention you’ve come to expect from a community bank like Eaton Fed.)

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