Saratoga National Bank is committed to promoting financial literacy in our
communities through year-round participation in existing community and
nonprofit programs such as Teach Children to Save and Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance, or VITA.
Below are links to information about these programs, as well as resources on
managing your finances, planning for retirement and more:
Free Tax Return Assistance
The IRS offers free tax help to qualifying taxpayers through its
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)
programs. Follow the links to find out more about these programs and
who’s eligible, or search for a provider near you.
FDIC Consumer News
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation provides information and links to resources to educate and protect consumers.
Browse information on financial literacy, picking the right loans and
mortgages for you, protecting your bank accounts and understanding financial
MyMoney.gov is a government site dedicated to teaching Americans the basics about
financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook,
or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you
maximize your financial decisions. The site also features important
information from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus to help you make
smart financial choices.
Senior Financial Fraud
Saratoga National Bank regularly delivers free presentations in the
community on how to spot and prevent financial fraud that targets senior
citizens. For more information or to find out when a free seminar is
scheduled near you, please call us at (518) 583-3114.
American Bankers Association also offers information on
Safe Banking for Seniors.
Social Security Retirement Info
Social Security website
provides information on benefits, as well as a retirement planner and a tool
to estimate your full retirement age.
Teach Children To Save
Saratoga National Bank is a proud participant in the American Banker
Association’s Teach Children To Save (“TCTS”) Program. Through visits to local schools, our
staff share valuable lessons on the importance of saving from an early age.
Visit the TCTS site for tips and additional resources on saving for you and