Great Internet links for Your Convenience

  • Please be aware, by clicking any of these links, you leave Franklin Savings Bank's home page and enter another site that is not affiliated with Franklin Savings Bank. When you leave the Franklin Savings Bank site, our Privacy Policy no longer applies and we cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by sites for which we have no control. Linking to a web site is a convenience for customers and does not constitute an endorsement of the site or its owner by Franklin Savings Bank.

Financial Tools

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Reorder your checks online at the Deluxe webpage

The Universal Currency Converter by Xenon Laboratories features continuously updated global currency rates, a great help when you're planning a trip abroad or trading in our global economy.

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The US Department of the Treasury Savings Bonds Online page features redemption tables, rates and other information on U.S. Savings Bonds, as well as a fun and informative Savings Bond Page for Kids

Business Matters

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The Small Business Administration for the Maine District is an independent federal agency that aids, counsels, assists and protects the interests of small businesses.

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The Finance Authority of Maine is Maine's business finance agency. It supports the start up, expansion and growth plans of Maine's business community. FAME works with lenders to improve access to capital. FAME also administers Maine's higher education finance programs.

Government & Banking Regulators

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Federal Reserve Board features information from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.

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Congress created the system of Federal Reserve Banks across the country in 1913 and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has jurisdiction over Maine. Among its duties is to assist citizens and their financial institutions by providing educational programs and community services as well as processing Treasury bills, savings bonds, cash and checks.

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Deposits at Franklin Savings Bank are insured through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Click the FDIC logo to visit the agency's web site.

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Franklin Savings Bank is proud to be an Equal Housing Lender. Click the Equal Housing Lender logo to visit the US Department of Housing and Urban Development web site.

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Maine State Government web page, a starting point for pages from state agencies and bureaus.

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Find out more about the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions

Housing Help

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Another state site of interest is the Maine State Housing Authority.

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If you are interested in finding out more about real estate available in the greater Western Maine Foothills region, please visit our listing of local real estate agencies.

Consumer Concerns

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The Federal Reserve has created “A Consumer’s Guide to Mortgage Refinancing,” an online site that contains tips and answers to frequently asked questions about the refinancing process. The information is intended to help consumers determine when refinancing makes sense, what a refinancing will cost, and whether to switch into a different type of mortgage

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FDIC Consumer Information:

  • Read the FDIC's recommendations on detecting and avoiding Phishing scams

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Those seeking help straightening things out once an identity theft has occurred may find this joint publication of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse and CALPIRG useful.

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The Identity Theft Resource Center posts notices for current and past consumer scams

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The Social Security Administration`s Web site provides information about reporting fraud

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The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act) entitles you to one free credit report each year from each of the three major credit reporting agencies . Bear in mind that the heavily advertised "Free" credit report is only free if you sign up for services for which you must pay. This website,, is the official site designed to help consumers to obtain truly free credit reports.  It was created by the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion - for the purpose of centralizing the process.

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The National Do Not Call Registry can prevent unwanted calls from telemarketers. People can register online or by calling 1-888-382-1222 (TTY 1-866-290-4236) from the phone number they wish to register.

If you have applied for credit or had a credit check, you should know the three major credit reporting agencies are selling your financial information. Signing up for the Do Not Call Registry will ensure your private information is not sold to telemarketers. Find out more (PDF).

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The U.S. Mint features information on your money, ranging from circulating coins, bullion, commemoratives and special coin sets.

Local Interest

Local Chambers of Commerce

Tourism & Regional Information

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For more information on the University of Maine at Farmington, check out its web site

General Reference

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The US Postal Service web database makes it easy to find zip codes, particulary zip+four codes, and the proper way to address mail. Moving, check out the USPS Mover's Net guide.