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By Washington Trust / February 14, 2017
Before couples take the next step in their relationship, they should shape their financial plan. The next step is not only a marriage of hearts but also a marriage of finances. Continue reading for five tips to find solid financial footing with your partner.

People of Washington Trust: Rhonda Duckworth
By Washington Trust / February 10, 2017
There are so many reasons to choose Washington Trust, one of which is our people. In this edition of our “People of Washington Trust” series, get to know Rhonda Duckworth, Vice President, Regional Manager.

Financial Tips for the New Year
By Washington Trust / January 6, 2017
As seen on The Rhode Show. With a good financial plan, you can set goals that will put you on the path toward long term financial security. Here are 3 things you can do on your own, right now, this year, to increase your financial fitness.

People of Washington Trust: Alicia Martinelli
By Washington Trust / January 3, 2017
There are so many reasons to choose Washington Trust, one of which is our people. In this edition of our “People of Washington Trust” series, get to know Alicia Martinelli, Manager of the Washington Trust branch in Johnston, Rhode Island (1383 Atwood Avenue).

People of Washington Trust: Melissa Anderson
By Washington Trust / December 13, 2016
There are so many reasons to choose Washington Trust, one of which is our people. In this edition of our new “People of Washington Trust” series, get to know Melissa Anderson, Manager of the Washington Trust branch on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island (229 Waterman Street).

People of Washington Trust: Scott Haggerty
By Washington Trust / November 15, 2016
There are so many reasons to choose Washington Trust, one of which is our people. In this, the first edition of our new “People of Washington Trust” series, get to know Scott Haggerty, Manager of the Washington Trust branch in Rumford, Rhode Island (330 Newport Ave.)

Cyber Security Planning
By Washington Trust / October 19, 2016
Is cyber security topping your list of concerns? Not likely – you might know this needs attention, but cyber security probably doesn’t make your list until something happens. For instance you receive an aggressive phone call from someone who identifies themselves as an IRS agent saying pay up or be arrested, or an e-mail pops up with a suspicious looking link, or a letter from your credit card company arrives in the mail asking you to verify a series of purchases from places you have never been.

Surf Safely: Protect Yourself and Your Finances From Online Scams
By Washington Trust / October 6, 2016
Cyber crime is serious business. Learn what steps to take to protect your finances and your good name while online.

Teach Your Children to Save for College
By Washington Trust / September 23, 2016
Being part of the college planning process can be very educational for children, as it presents them with valuable financial lessons for the future.

Identity Theft: Don't Become a Victim
By Washington Trust / August 4, 2016
Identity theft has become one of the fastest growing crimes in America. This unauthorized access to your personal information is used to open new financial accounts or access your existing accounts, enabling the thief to steal your money or charge items on your credit card, leaving you with the bills. But with a few common sense efforts, you can avoid becoming a victim.

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