Becon (bea con): noun; a source of light or inspiration.

A BEACON – is a strong light that can be seen from far away and that is used to help guide.

You’ve got a goal, and we’ve got the tools to help you achieve it. Explore the CTBeacon blog articles and resources designed to support and guide you through each step to earning your financial confidence.


Three Financial Influencers – Juneteenth Celebration

Fortunately, financial literacy has become a top priority for many educators, and there are more resources available than ever before, such as free tools, podcasts, books, and videos. Social media is another platform that financial influencers use to pass on their knowledge and their own experiences of dealing with debt. The following three content creators…

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Making Money Moves: Stronger in 2022

Five simple actions can help you make progress toward important long-term goals this year. The Citizens Trust Bank professionals and the online Learning Center have the tools, tips, and guidance you need to make these key financial moves: 1. Review your goals to keep up with life changes Confirm that your financial plan is still…

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2021 Shareholders Message – from the President

During 2021, Citizens Trust Bank celebrates its 100-year legacy. We could not be prouder of experiencing and celebrating this 100-year journey with you, our customers and our community. The legacy of Citizens Trust Bank was built on the essence of vision, courage and honor. In 1919, ‘The Fervent Five’, five African-American businessmen, pooled their intellect,…

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The Community Bank and PPP Loan

Fred Daniels, Citizens Trust Bank,Chief Credit Officer during an interview for the Community Banks and the Paycheck Protection Program article Since the reopening of the PPP loan in January, Citizens Trust Bank has received over a thousand loan requests from small businesses for the PPP loan. It is undeniable that Citizens Trust Bank and other community banks…

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Community Spirit of Giving

2020 Spirit of Giving CTBCares

CTBCares – 2020 Spirit of Giving Community is. . . an extension of family. “During these challenging times, as a bank and as a community we continue to come together to stand up, give back, and help those in need,” said Cynthia N. Day, President & CEO of Citizens Trust Bank. “Our teams continue to…

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CTB in Partnership with Dekalb Better Business Loan Program

The DeKalb Better Business Loan Program is a partnership with local banks to provide financial relief to small DeKalb County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Financing for the program was approved by the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners from our county allotment of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds received from…

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