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  March 2018 • watertownsavings.com • 617.928.9000

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High School Photo Contest

It is time for our Annual High School Photo Contest! Each year Watertown Savings Bank hosts this high school photo contest to find the photos that will appear in the next year’s calendar. We distribute 7,500 calendars each year to our customers. The contest is open to all high school students who either live or attend high school in Watertown, Waltham, Newton, Belmont, Lexington or Arlington.

For our 2019 calendar we are looking for twelve photographs that depict scenes of Watertown, Waltham, Newton, Belmont, Lexington or Arlington. Students are invited to submit up to three photos, either in black & white or color. Visit watertownsavings.com/photo to submit your entry. Deadline to enter is Sunday, April 15th at midnight.

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Introducing our new WSB Logo

We are in the process of changing our WSB logo! It’s fresh. It’s light. It’s new. What’s not changing is our continuous commitment to excellent customer service and community involvement. You will soon see the new logo on WSB Online, Mobile Banking, Business Banking, Statements/eStatements, WSB Customer Communication, Giveaways, and more!
A New Website is Coming Soon!

We heard you when you asked for a new website that is easy to navigate, has a clean and appealing design, and better reflects who we are as a bank and a member of your community.

We will soon be launching a new website that will make it easy for you to learn about our latest Savings and Checking accounts or our latest convenient features in Mobile Banking or Online Banking.

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Sandy's Financial Corner
Due Date Approaches for 2017 Federal Income Tax Returns

Tax filing season is here again. If you haven't done so already, you'll want to start pulling things together — that includes getting your hands on a copy of your 2016 tax return and gathering W-2s, 1099s, and deduction records. You'll need these records whether you're preparing your own return or paying someone else to prepare your tax return for you.
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How to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill
Stretch your food budget with these tips

By tweaking your meal planning, implementing coupons and taking advantage of sales, you can whittle down your grocery bill and still satisfy your hungry family.
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Overlooked Tax Deductions for Homeowners
Four factors that could increase your tax return

While owning a home has its benefits, most homeowners will agree that their mortgage is a hefty expense to pay every month. To lessen the monthly burden of a mortgage payment, here are four tax deductions for which you may qualify that you might not know about.
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Healthy Late-Night Snacks
Enjoy tasty snacks before bedtime while maintaining a trim waistline

A major challenge of dieting is to lower your caloric intake while increasing your energy expenditure. While burning off calories is a crucial step to achieving any fitness goal, it can also leave you hungry. Here are 10 low-fat snacks that will help stave off hunger while keeping you on track with your diet, particularly when those late-night munchies hit.
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WSB Sponsored Event: Blood Drive

Please consider donating blood!

When: Tuesday, March 27 at 9:30am to 1:45pm

Where: Watertown Library

If you wish to donate, please make an appointment by contacting Kelly at kcronin@watertownsavings.com or Lynne at lpaolillo@watertownsavings.com

Important reminders: bring a photo ID with you, drink plenty of fluids to hydrate your body, and eat a nutritious meal before donating.

All donors will receive an appreciation gift! Thank you for your consideration.
WSB Event: Shredding Day in April

Identity theft is a real threat. Properly disposing of your confidential records is an important step in preventing this from happening to you. To assist you, we are hosting this “shredding day” event, free of charge. You’ll have an opportunity to oversee the shredding of your documents so you can be confident they are properly destroyed. Visit the Warrendale Branch at 739 Main Street in Watertown from 9am-12pm on Saturday, April 7th.

 

What’s Happening at our New Market Basket Plaza Branch in Waltham?

We’re offering a Special Offer at our new branch! Get a $150 Market Basket® Gift Card when you open a Free Checking Account and add direct deposit.1

We’re also offering complimentary meet-ups with our financial advisor, Sandy Penchansky, CFP®, on Tuesdays from 10am-2pm. Sandy has over 35 years of professional experience as Financial Advisor. He earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation in 1991, he is FINRA registered, and a member of the American Funds All-American Team.

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Club 50 News
The Start of a New Year Brings New Destinations…

There is no time more exciting for Club 50 then the start of the New Year – we just revealed all of our trips during the Annual Travel Seminar on Thursday, February 1st. It was a great turnout and we want to thank everyone who came to spend the night with us. We hope all of our members are busy marking up their calendars with all the new trips we discussed. We can’t wait to get on the road for our first one on Thursday, March 22nd!
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