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Donate Wisely: Avoid Charity Scams

When supporting a cause you care about, you want to make sure your donation goes as far as possible. Before giving, do some research to ensure your gifts go where they’ll do the most good. Research Online If you aren’t already familiar with a good charity to support, start with some Google searches. Simply search… Read more »



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Top 10 Holiday Scam Tips

The Holiday Season is an optimal time for parties, celebration, and fraud. That’s right, cybercriminals enjoy the holidays as much as we do! However, it’s for a much different reason. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest online shopping days of the year, with 12% more Americans expected to partake in 2019 than did… Read more »



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12 Money-Saving Tips for Winter

The trees are beginning to shed their colorful fall leaves, and before we know it, the Appalachian mountains will be dusted with snow. In addition to holidays and hot cocoa, winter also brings a harsh chill which tends to result in some increased expenses. Here are 12 tips to help you save money (and energy!)… Read more »



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PVNB Kingsport Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Kingsport, TN – This month marks the 1-year anniversary of the opening of Powell Valley National Bank’s (PVNB, Bank) full-service office in Kingsport! We invite you to celebrate with us September 30 – October 4, here’s how: Stop by the Kingsport office for daily prize drawings and giveaways! Take advantage of a 1.32% APY* 6… Read more »



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5 Tips for Creating Secure Passwords (Infographic)

A recent story from Krebs On Security outlines how cybercriminals abuse third-party financial services to gain access to online consumer accounts. Many people link these services to their bank accounts to help them track balances, budgets, and spending across multiple banks and accounts. Read More: 2019 Scam Trends and How to Avoid Them The Risk… Read more »



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5 Tips for Back-to-School Savings

As summer comes to a close, the first day of school is quickly approaching. This is an exciting time of new beginnings, but it also brings with it new and sometimes unplanned expenses. In fact, average back-to-school spending is increasing year over year, with record highs expected for 2019. However, there are ways to get… Read more »





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Secure Travel Tips

Traveling in style means traveling secure. These cybersecurity tips from Homeland Security can help keep your information safe while you’re on the go this summer.   9 Cybersecurity Tips for Traveling   Before You Hit the Road… Update Your Phone Software In addition to being our lifeline to friends, family, and most of the world,… Read more »



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Powell Valley National Bank Opens New Full-Service Office in Abingdon

Jonesville, VA–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest full-service office located at 24495 Lee Highway in Abingdon, Virginia in the Walmart Development shopping area at Interstate 81, Exit 19.  On Thursday, June 27th at 5:30 PM, Powell Valley National Bank, in conjunction with the Washington County Virginia… Read more »



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Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Ashley Hammonds

Jonesville, VA–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ashley Hammonds to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Administration.  Hammonds joined PVNB in 2004 in the Pennington Gap Office.  Over the last 15 years, Ashley has had the opportunity to work in several different departments and capacities across the Bank. … Read more »