Submitted by hkoltermann on Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:25
Many people make their resolutions for self-improvement in the new year. While the most popular resolutions tend to focus on physical health, the start of a new year is also a perfect time to prioritize your financial wellness.
Submitted by hkoltermann on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:55
Whether your travels take you across the globe or across state lines, FBFC and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) want to remind consumers to plan carefully to keep their money safe and summer vacations on track!
Most financial experts advise limiting the use of cash and paying with a debit or credit card for major purchases. That’s because credit and debit cards come with additional protections, such as zero-liability for fraud-related charges, which can offer greater peace of mind while traveling.
Submitted by hkoltermann on Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:05
Happy National Chip and Dip Day! Chips and Dip are some of America’s favorite food pairings and we want to help celebrate National Chip and Dip Day by sharing some of our employees' favorite dip recipes!
We hope you have a chance to try and enjoy one (or all) of our favorites!
Submitted by hkoltermann on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:45
Have a Financial Question? Ask us! We will compile the financial questions we receive, big and small, into a blog to be posted on Fridays. Feel your question is silly? No question is silly, but no worries, you’ll remain anonymous.
Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org with #moneyminute as the Subject or message us on Facebook!
There are so many credit cards out there. How do I choose the right one?
Submitted by hkoltermann on Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:09
Popsicles are the perfect healthy summer snack for all ages! These budget friendly Strawberry Fruit Pops are simple, healthy, refreshing and also kind to your wallet. Bonus: In the summer months you can also find fresh and affordable berries in the grocery store!
1 large ripe banana, peeled, cut into chunks + frozen
If you have a vacation on the horizon, you probably have visions of a relaxing, fun, and stress-free getaway. However, unless you’re one of the lucky ones, and budget isn’t a concern, the stress of taking a vacation without placing a strain on your everyday finances can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are ways to escape and not jeopardize your finances.
Here are 6 ways to save money on your next vacation -
While many will splurge this Valentine’s Day (the average American spends $136.57 on Valentines day, according to the National Retail Federation), why not look for simple and affordable ways to show you appreciation for your loved ones and celebrate in a way that doesn’t break the bank? Read on for 14 budget friendly (Wisconsin focused!) Valentine’s Day ideas to try this February 14th: