Learn why banking locally is so important, get to know your local financial institutions, and find the resources you need to make the shift to a community bank or credit union. No matter where you live in the Pioneer Valley, there is a local, community bank or credit union there to serve you. Lower fees, better service and a stronger local economy await you.
Welcome to Florence Savings Bank, founded in 1873. Our commitment to sound banking, combined with our promise to provide the best service available, has made us one of the fastest growing banks in our area. Florence Savings Bank remains committed to serving the community as a local bank. The bank is depositor owned and its Directors and Corporators are all actively involved in the local community. Click here to see our locations and hours.
The past 141 years have seen profound transformation and advancement in the banking industry. But Greenfield Savings Bank's long standing commitment to provide superior customer service, offer solid financial products, and work diligently to enhance the communities we serve has remained steady and reliable. We simply wouldn't be Greenfield Savings Bank without you, our community. With our legacy of community giving-we proudly invest in the region that invests in us. Seeing our neighbors thrive inspires us to work harder, grow stronger, and continue to make a difference. Click here to see our locations and services.
A century and a half ago, almost every town had at least one bank they could call their own. These institutions were the financial heart of the community, fueling its growth during the good times and feeling its pain during the downturns. Our roots in Western Massachusetts are strong and deep. We are a federally protected bricks & mortar bank, with ten Full Service Offices and an extensive ATM network. For 160 years, deposits made here, go to work here. Click here to see our locations and hours.
At Monson Savings, we intend to be your bank forever by providing all the products and services you need for your financial well being; whether you are an individual or business; from checking, savings and loans to financial advisory services. We are here to help families save, businesses prosper and communities benefit. Learn more.
PeoplesBank, the largest community bank in the area, is a leader in green values, sustainable-energy financing, and charitable giving. Founded in 1885, the bank takes its responsibility to the environment seriously and has financed more than $40 million in wind, hydroelectric, and solar energy projects. Recently, the Boston Business Journal recognized PeoplesBank as a top corporate charitable contributor in Massachusetts and ranked its employees as number two in the state for volunteer hours contributed. PeoplesBank - a passion for what is possibleSM
We also recommend these local banks and credit unions: Easthampton Savings Bank, Northampton Cooperative Bank and Umass Five College Federal Credit Union.
If there is one thing that we at Pioneer Valley Local First have tried to make abundantly clear, is that what you do with your money matters for you and your community. Going local with your spending and your banking causes a "multiplier effect" that keeps more money recirculating in our community. A small shift in spending by everyone creates a huge amount of benefit that we can and should take to our local banks and credit unions.