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Customers Still Like Their Own Key to Vault

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At most banks, the process is no different than it ever was. Those who store their valuables in a safe deposit box sign in and show identification. A bank employee escorts them to a vault where he uses a guard key and the customer’s key to open the box, then leaves the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At most banks, the process is no different than it ever was. Those who store their valuables in a safe deposit box sign in and show identification. A bank employee escorts them to a vault where he uses a guard key and the customer’s key to open...

August Home Sales Keep Pace with 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties were on pace with last year’s performance, monthly reports show. Sales for August and for the first eight months of 2018 are off by just a handful of units in the tri-county region, according to data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties were on pace with last year’s performance, monthly reports show. Sales for August and for the first eight months of 2018 are off by just a handful of units in the tri-county region, according to data...

Uncertainty Still Looms on Tax Horizon

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s been nine months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law and by now, most accountants have figured out the big changes. The revised tax brackets are in place, standard deduction amounts have nearly doubled and itemized deductions for state and local taxes have new limits. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s been nine months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law and by now, most accountants have figured out the big changes. The revised tax brackets are in place, standard deduction amounts have nearly doubled and itemized deductions for state and...

Investors Buy into Social Responsibility

Investors Buy into Socially Responsible Investing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — After the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., in June 2016, David Alt remembers receiving upward of 100 phone calls from investors inquiring about their portfolios. “They wanted to make sure they weren’t exposed to those gun manufacturers,” says Alt, head of responsible investing at PNC Bank. “Whenever it’s in the news, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- After the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., in June 2016, David Alt remembers receiving upward of 100 phone calls from investors inquiring about their portfolios. “They wanted to make sure they weren’t exposed to those gun manufacturers,” says Alt, head of responsible investing at PNC Bank....

Home Savings Hires Dobstaff as VP

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings has hired David Dobstaff as vice president, commercial relationship manager serving the Mahoning Valley. Dobstaff brings with him nearly 40 years of banking and lending experience. As part of the Home Savings team, he will focus on the development and growth of the bank’s commercial loan portfolio. He will partner […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings has hired David Dobstaff as vice president, commercial relationship manager serving the Mahoning Valley. Dobstaff brings with him nearly 40 years of banking and lending experience. As part of the Home Savings team, he will focus on the development and growth of the bank’s commercial...

Creating a Trust Can Bring Peace of Mind

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Having to ask her clients the tough questions is part of Katie Solvesky’s job. Where do you want your assets to go when you die? How do you want your assets to be distributed? Who do you trust to manage your assets if you’re incapacitated? “You can’t plan for incapacity when you’re […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Having to ask her clients the tough questions is part of Katie Solvesky’s job. Where do you want your assets to go when you die? How do you want your assets to be distributed? Who do you trust to manage your assets if you’re incapacitated? “You can’t...

Home Savings Promotes Anglin to VP

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has promoted Ashley Anglin to vice president, senior commercial portfolio manager serving the Northeast Ohio market. Anglin joined Home Savings in 2005 as asset quality manager. In 2010, she was promoted to credit analyst and she most recently served as assistance vice president, senior commercial portfolio manager. In her […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has promoted Ashley Anglin to vice president, senior commercial portfolio manager serving the Northeast Ohio market. Anglin joined Home Savings in 2005 as asset quality manager. In 2010, she was promoted to credit analyst and she most recently served as assistance vice president, senior...

Santiago Named First Community Development VP at Farmers

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank has named Juan Santiago as vice president, community development manager, which is a newly-created position responsible for optimizing the bank’s community development efforts as well as ensuring low to moderate income families in the bank’s service area have access to loans. In this role, Santiago will also be originating both […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank has named Juan Santiago as vice president, community development manager, which is a newly-created position responsible for optimizing the bank’s community development efforts as well as ensuring low to moderate income families in the bank’s service area have access to loans. In this role, Santiago...

FNB Named ‘Top Workplace’ for Eighth Straight Year

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., has been named a 2018 Greater Pittsburgh Area Top Workplace in the large-sized company category, marking the company’s eighth consecutive year on the list distributed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Inclusion in the top workplaces ranking is determined solely by employee feedback compiled by an […]

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., has been named a 2018 Greater Pittsburgh Area Top Workplace in the large-sized company category, marking the company's eighth consecutive year on the list distributed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Inclusion in the top workplaces ranking is determined solely by...

7 17 Credit Union Launches Financial Education Blog

WARREN, Ohio – 7 17 Credit Union launches Financial Fundamentals, a financial education blog, which offers helpful tips, articles and ideas crafted to help members confidently and successfully navigate their financial future. The blog covers topics such as budgeting advice, financial planning for life events, scam alerts, credit union news and information from KOFE (Knowledge […]

WARREN, Ohio – 7 17 Credit Union launches Financial Fundamentals, a financial education blog, which offers helpful tips, articles and ideas crafted to help members confidently and successfully navigate their financial future. The blog covers topics such as budgeting advice, financial planning for life events, scam alerts, credit union news...