The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Launches Free Financial Seminar Series

Series kicks off on March 22 with a Mortgage Workshop

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod will launch a spring seminar series this month with workshops on financial and business topics.  The series is geared toward individuals with diverse financial needs and addresses topics such as shopping for a mortgage, investing and marketing.  There is also a special “Meet the Banker” program just for children.

The series kicks off on Thursday, March 22 from 6-7 PM with a seminar called Shop For Your Home Mortgage.  The class will offer helpful tips on the mortgage process, giving home buyers the tools they need to shop for their mortgage, whether it’s their first or fifth.  The class will be held in the community room at The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s branch at 295 Cotuit Road in Sandwich.

The series continues on Thursday, March 29 from 6-7 PM with Investing For Income, an informational workshop offering insight into funding today’s retirement to meet your individual needs and goals.  The seminar will be held at The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s Hyannis branch at 695 Attucks Lane.

On Thursday, April 5, from 6-7 PM, the bank presents Establishing A Differentiated & Enduring Brand.  Geared toward small business owners and entrepreneurs, the seminar will look at the power of branding.  It will address issues such as how to build a brand that attracts customers, developing and delivering a differentiated value proposition, and creating marketing communications that consistently supports your brand. The seminar will look at how The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod and other companies have successfully (or not) taken these steps to build an enduring brand. It will be held at The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s headquarters located at 25 Benjamin Franklin Way in Hyannis.

There is no cost to attend the seminars and one Kindle Fire will be given away at each Thursday seminar. Additionally, light refreshments will be served. To reserve a spot or for more information, contact Sarah Ruder at 508-568-3215 or  Advance reservations are recommended as seating is limited.

Additionally, the bank is launching an ongoing Meet the Banker and Learn About Savings! program for children ages 6-14.  Groups are invited to visit any of the bank’s branches for a tour. Children will learn about the importance of starting a savings account and leave with a savings passbook with a $20 starter coupon, and a coloring book.  Light refreshments will also be served.  The series is open to school groups, Boys & Girls Clubs, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts or any group of children interested in learning more about banking.  To schedule a visit, contact Sarah Ruder at 508-568-3215 or

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod is an independent, local, mutual community bank with over $630 million in assets. Established In 1921, the bank celebrated its milestone 90th Anniversary in 2011. The Bank is headquartered in Hyannis with branches on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port, East Dennis and West Barnstable; in Sandwich at 275 Cotuit Road; in Hyannis at 695 Attucks Lane in Independence Park; in East Harwich at 1470 Orleans Road/Route 39; and a loan and business development center in Falmouth at 649 Main Street. For more information, visit,, or call 508.568.3400.