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APRIL 14, 2017

The Country Mobile App

The Country Mobile App is the fast, easy way to bank - without going to the bank.  More >

 

 


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FEBRUARY 22, 2017

Making the Most of Your Retirement Planning

As April 18 approaches, most Americans turn their sights to reducing their tax burden as much as possible. For many that means making contributions to retirement accounts. The general wisdom, of course, is to make the maximum contribution – but for some, that’s not possible. The question becomes, is there a point to contributing if you can’t max out?  More >


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NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Tips to Protect Yourself from ID Theft during the Holiday Shopping Seasons

The holidays are a time to spend with family, to celebrate, and to give and receive gifts. However, the holidays are also a time that identity thieves decide to get their own gifts: the identity and credit of unsuspecting victims. Here are a few quick tips to protect
yourself.  More >


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NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Country Bank Gold Sponsor of Faces of Burke Rehabilitation

Country Bank is proud to be the gold sponsor of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital's recently launched "Faces of Burke", a traveling photography exhibit designed to showcase the individuality and courage of its patients.  More >
 


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OCTOBER 10, 2016

Country Bank Marches in 2016 Columbus Day Parade

NYC gave proverbial toast to explorer Christopher Columbus on Monday, October 10 through an Italian-American procession up 5th Avenue from 44th St. to 72nd. The Parade is one of the biggest NYC events in October, with over 35,000 marchers and groups participating. Columbus Day marks the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas and is dedicated to celebrating Italian-American heritage. Staff, friends and family enjoyed riding atop Country Banks colorfully branded float.  More >


JDRF Walkathon participants

SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

Country Bank Proud Sponsor of the JDRF Walkathon

Each year, Country Bank walks with JDRF One Walk® whom brings thousands of people together to change the future of everyone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). On Sunday, Sept. 25th, 17 Country Bank employees walked over Brooklyn Bridge from Foley Square. It was a beautiful day of comraderie and teamwork as we raised more than $10,000.  More >


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AUGUST 16, 2016

Six Steps to Smart Saving

These days, in our world of instant gratification, it’s more important than ever to to stay focused on saving money any way you can, even though it’s not always easy. To help you monitor your spending habits and cut expenses, Country Bank has put together a step-by-step guide that can assist you in developing a realistic savings plan.  More >


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AUGUST 9, 2016

Country Bank Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness with 12 Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices

"The rise in the popularity of mobile devices has certainly made them a target for cyber-criminals," said Joe Murphy Jr., President and CEO. "Country Bank works hard to protect customer information and customers can play an important role too. Any device used to connect to the Internet is at risk and we urge users to keep safety measures in place."  More >


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JULY 25, 2016

Tips for Protecting the Finances of Seniors

You, or someone you know, could become the victim of a growing crime in America — financial abuse of older Americans. Seniors are increasingly becoming targets for financial abuse. As people over 50 years old control over 70 percent of the nation’s wealth, fraudsters are using new tactics to take advantage of retiring baby boomers and the growing number of older Americans. Senior financial abuse is estimated to have cost victims at least $2.9 billion last year alone.  More >


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JUNE 29, 2016

Country Bank Sponsors "Learn How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and ATM Fraud" with Bronx Chamber of Commerce

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Country Bank held an evening networking event on Wednesday, June 29th, from 6:00-8:00pm, at Applebee’s at 76 West 225 Street in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Sergeant Morales of the NYC Police Department was the guest speaker for the evening on the topic: "Learn how to protect your identity: You can be the next victim of identity theft and ATM Fraud".  More >


Smart Cards & Chips  Technology

JUNE 1, 2016

Smart Cards & Chips Technology: What you need to know about your new Debit and Credit Cards

If you use debit and credit cards, you should be able to see something different about them in the near future, if you haven’t noticed changes already.  The difference is on the small, square area of the card that contains an embedded computer chip.  More >


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MARCH 9, 2016

Country Bank Awarded the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award by ADO

Country Bank was awarded the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award on March 9, 2016 by the Association of Development Officer’s at its 2016 Philanthropy Awards Breakfast. Country Bank was chosen for its outstanding support of Westchester nonprofits and their causes, which has improved and enhanced the lives of so many Westchester County residents. ADO honored Country Bank as an outstanding example of community outreach and support for Westchester nonprofits and their causes, which has improved and enhanced the lives of so many residents. Accepting the award on behalf of the Chairman and his wife JoAnn was Joseph M. Murphy Jr., President & CEO, and Carolyn T. Murphy, VP Marketing.  More >


Country Bank Sponsors Columbus Day Parade in New York City

OCTOBER 10, 2015

Country Bank Sponsors Columbus Day Parade in New York City

This past Columbus Day on Monday, October 12th, 2015 Country Bank had the privilege of serving as a proud sponsor of the New York City Columbus Day Parade in which we received our own float to represent our company.  More >


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JULY 1, 2015

Country Bank Expands Zero Surcharge ATM Network To Over 55,000 ATM Locations Worldwide

Executives from Country Bank celebrated the grand opening of their new NYC flagship branch location at 655 Third Avenue between 42nd and 41st street on Monday, April 27. As a neighborhood bank, The Country Bank family looks forward to being part of the community and providing the personalized service you expect and deserve.  More >


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MARCH 27, 2015

Country to Country

"It’s not enough to be American. You always have to be something else, Irish-American, German-American, and you’d wonder how they’d get along if someone hadn’t invented the hyphen," wrote the late great Frank McCourt, in Tis: a memoir. Another Irish-American who’d undoubtedly agree with the author is the Joseph M. Murphy, Chairman of Country Bank who could not only justify the Irish-American hyphenation but could as easily make a case for hyphenating community with bank, intimate with corporation...  More >