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High Inflation: How Long Will It Last?

The future direction of inflation

In March 2022, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), the most common measure of inflation, rose at an annual rate of 8.5%, the highest level since December 1981.1 It...


Adult showing kids money on a table

Teach Children to Save Day

Did you know financial education has been linked to lower debt levels, greater savings, and higher credit scores as children mature into adulthood? Parents are the...


Volunteer Week 2022

NWSB Bank Celebrates National Volunteer Week

In honor of National Volunteer Week, held from April 17 - 23, and Community Banking Month, held throughout the month of April, we are excited and proud to share some...


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Investment decisions during the Russia-Ukraine conflict

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has drawn condemnation and punitive sanctions from the United States, Europe, and their allies. The humanitarian cost of war cannot be measured, and the long-term...


Thriving in a Digital Banking Environment

Benefits of Digital Banking

The number of consumers taking advantage of digital banking services continues to increase---in part because of the pandemic. When we talk about digital banking, we’re generally referring to...


Preparing for the financial impact of natural disaster

Preparing for the financial impact of natural disasters

As witnessed recently in a number of areas in the United States, natural disasters such as a severe storm, fire or flood can happen at any time. These tragedies cause damage to homes and property...


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