• "Pig Butchering" Crypto Scams a Growing Concern

    May 22, 2024

    A new form of investment scam has skyrocketed in recent years as criminal syndicates target consumers through online channels. Called “pig butchering,” this new scam is increasingly relevant, including among the consumers and communities that community banks serve.Full Story

  • Preparing Your Home to Sell This Summer

    Mar 07, 2024

    Summer is peak season for the housing market, which means competition will be sizzling. If you’re selling this season, strike while the iron (like the weather) is hot by getting your home into tip-top shape before you even list it. How? Follow these tips and make your house the stand-out property of the season.Full Story

  • 2024 New Year's Letter from Alice

    Jan 01, 2024

    Dear Clients, Friends, and Neighbors, my husband gave our adult children a special pen and journal for Christmas this year. His words of wisdom were, “Be sure to look around and take in those special moments coming to you in 2024. Take time to journal all that you see and feel. Many years from now you will appreciate the opportunity to read your thoughts from back-in-the-day.” Full Story

    Alice Frazier, BCT President & CEO