News - 07/12/2017


PeoplesBank Hosts Free Business Webinars

PeoplesBank Hosts Free Business Improvement Webinars

HOLYOKE, MA (July 12, 2017) – Based on the success of its live seminar series, PeoplesBank has launched a free lunchtime business webinar series.

The series will feature bank experts who will present topics related to improving and protecting business operations including protecting data and managing vendor risk. The seminars are designed for business owners and management and operations professionals. Each of the webinars will be offered live and will start at 12:00 p.m. EST.

Webinar Series:

8/4 – Best Practices To Keep Your Data Safe (30 minutes)

Description: Every day, there are millions of attempts against companies to compromise data. Attacks like phishing and ransomware can be prevented with simple steps and employee education.

8/11 - Managing Vendor Risk (30 minutes)

Description: In today’s world, businesses rely more than ever on vendors to help with their core business, including providing access to sensitive information.

9/22 – Leveraging Technology to Improve Collection Efforts (30 minutes)

Description: Creating efficiencies in collections allows you to concentrate less on banking and more on your core business.

11/10 - Anatomy of Fraud and Protecting Your Business (1 hour)

Description: Fraud happens from both internal and external sources. Internal Fraud is said to cost businesses over $3 billion per year.


More information and registration for each of the free business improvement webinars can be found at


About: PeoplesBank is a leader in innovation, corporate responsibility, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement. Our three LEED® certified offices are environmentally friendly, and we have financed more than $126 million in wind, hydroelectric, and solar energy projects.

As the largest community bank in the market, we have a unique ability to help the communities we serve through volunteer efforts and millions of dollars in donations to charitable and civic causes. Our associates devote an average of 6,000 hours to volunteer work each year, and 48 of the bank’s officers serve on the boards of directors and committees of 115 nonprofit organizations in the area.

As a mutual bank, PeoplesBank is responsible to its depositors, employees, and the community. This organizational structure allows us to focus on the long-term viability of the bank and the best interests of our customers.

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