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Union Savings Bank Celebrates its 150th Anniversary – Republican–American newspaper
BY MICHAEL C. JULIANO, REPUBLICAN–AMERICAN NEWSPAPER
The country was in its first year of healing after the Civil War ended when a group of leaders founded Union Savings Bank, marking the beginning of an important chapter in Danbury history.
It was 1866 and James S. Taylor brought together investors to open a bank named to reflect the country’s union, according to bank history.
To honor its longev…
Union Savings Bank Celebrates 150th Anniversary
Sesquicentennial Pays Tribute to Bank’s Dedication to Innovative Client Service, Passion for Supporting Community, And Rich History of Helping Connecticut Grow
DANBURY, CT (June 6, 2016) – Signifying its 150th year as Connecticut’s preeminent mutual bank, Union Savings Bank has launched a year-long celebration that will pay tribute to its most influential accomplishments as one of the best banks i…
Bucking Convention, These Banks Are Adding Staff in Their Branches
By John Reosti, American Banker
Union Savings Bank is pleased with an effort to give more autonomy to local banks’ branch employees, CEO Cynthia Merkle says. A similar effort is shortening waits for loan approvals at CenterState, says Chris Nichols, the company’s chief strategy officer.
Sometimes it makes sense to put more employees in local banks’ branches.
That’s the perspective of CenterState B…
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Western Connecticut Health Network Receives $75,000 from Union Savings Bank to Support Lyme Disease Education and Community Outreach
DANBURY, CT (May 4, 2016) – The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation has received a $75,000 gift from the Union Savings Bank to support community education and outreach efforts of the Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) Lyme Disease Research program.
The gift from Union Savings Bank will enable WCHN to strengthen its Lyme disease program by offering expanded community education abou…
Introducing Our New Customer Service Center Hours
As of Monday, May 2, 2016, our Customer Service Center hours have been extended to better serve our customers. For more contact information, click here. For our locations, click here.
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Union Savings Bank 2016 Foundation Grant Program To Emphasize Education
Application Period to Run From May 1 to July 31
DANBURY, CT (April 28, 2016) – Union Savings Bank today announced that education will be the focus of its 2016 Foundation Grant Program, further emphasizing the bank’s ongoing commitment to building positive changes and economic stability within the local communities it serves in Connecticut.
“Education is an element intertwined through many agencies…
Tips to Avoid Business Email Compromise Scams
What is an email compromise scam? If you ever have received a suspicious business email or phone call requesting funds, it could be a compromise scam, and you are not alone. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, 7,066 U.S. businesses were defrauded over 747 million dollars from October of 2013 to August of 2015 through email scams. How do you protect yourself against fraudulent emails,…Read More
This year marks our 150th anniversary!
Union Savings Bank was founded after the end of the Civil War by a group of Danbury’s leading citizens as the community bank to protect the savings of their families and friends in 1866. It was set up 9specifically as a mutual bank, to benefit the community. James S. Taylor was USB’s first President, a descendant of one of eight original founding families of Danbury. To learn more about our histor…Read More