Wednesday, June 6th 2018

Business Banking

We love to support local businesses because we know how important they are to the community.  Small businesses are the heart of the community. They give our towns character, provide jobs and are a key part of what makes a town flourish. As a bank that has Community First as...

Thursday, May 10th 2018

Stuff Mom Taught Me

Mother’s Day is coming and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than sharing a few of the important lessons Mom taught us and why those lessons have meaning for us at WVFSL. Maybe you’ve heard a few of these before? Treat People The Way You Want To Be Treated...

Friday, May 4th 2018

Banking That Truly Puts Community First

Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan is a community-minded business. Our headquarters is not located in another state like corporate banks.  Our Board of Directors, officers, and all our staff all live, work, and play right here in the Hudson Valley. One of the ways we put community first is by...

Wednesday, April 25th 2018

Welcome Home: Understanding Closing Costs

When moving to a home, costs tend to add up rather quickly.  More than likely you will have several items that will need your attention right away such as replacing carpet or updating appliances.  Then there are the moving costs to consider.  A final thing some buyers fail to fully...

Wednesday, April 11th 2018

Smart Ways to Spend your Tax Refund

April is tax season and while some people are stressed about filing their taxes on time, others are eagerly anticipating their refund check.  If you are part of the latter group, we’ve got a few ideas for smart ways to spend your tax refund. Here are a few ideas for your...

Friday, March 23rd 2018

Helping you Purchase Your First Home After all, We're your biggest fan!

Buying a home can be an extremely stressful time especially if you’ve never gone through the process before. As your biggest fan, we’d like to help the process of buying your first home be a pleasurable one.  Take a look at some of our favorite tips below: Save before you buy....

Friday, March 16th 2018

Don't Lose Your Money to a Scammer - Tips on how to protect yourself from this very real threat.

Unfortunately we live in a world where being taken by a scammer is something we all have to think about.  Scammers use a variety of methods to take your money but for today’s blog, we are going to focus on two, email phishing schemes and fake IRS calls. Don’t take the...

Friday, March 9th 2018

Budgeting Makes Giving Easier

Giving makes us happier.  It’s not just a nice sentiment; there is real science behind it.  When we give, we get the same rush as when we enjoy a piece of chocolate.  And it doesn’t seem to matter how much you give, the rush is the same.  Turns out that...

Thursday, February 15th 2018

AHA Month of Love

We Support the American Heart Association – WVFSL’s Charity of the month. February is the month of love and we can’t think of anything better than lending our support to the American Heart Association!  Turns out February is also AMERICAN HEART MONTH so the timing is perfect. Wallkill Valley Federals Savings &...

Friday, January 5th 2018

Setting Goals for 2018

We all say this at the end of every year, but can you believe 2017 is almost over? When the year comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on the last year and look ahead to the new one. It’s New Year’s Resolution time and at Wallkill Valley Federal Savings &...