FBFC Blog

The world won't have much of a future without education. Financial literacy and continuing education for our customers and communities is paramount to our mission at FBFC. Part of our commitment for ongoing education is providing these blog posts featuring financial tips, tricks, FYIs, FAQs, and what to do's. Hey, we rhymed! Hopefully you'll find something interesting to take away from these helpful articles.

What You Should Know About Credit

Category: Financial Planning, Education, Credit Solutions | Date Posted: August 02, 2018

What is credit? Why does it matter? And how do you find out if yours is good or needs improvement? These are all really good questions to ask as...

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Pre-closing and Closing Checklist for Buyers

Category: Education, Housing, Mortgage | Date Posted: July 17, 2018

Finalizing your mortgage is perhaps the most crucial step in the home-buying process. It’s important to be prepared for pre-closing and closing,...

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Mortgage Pre-Qualifications & Pre-Approvals

Category: Education, Housing, Mortgage | Date Posted: July 02, 2018

As we’ve all been told over and over again, buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll probably ever make. And if the housing market is...

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Business Line of Credit

Category: Financial Planning, Credit Solutions | Date Posted: May 31, 2018

As a business owner, you may sometimes need help funding short-term working capital needs. This is a great opportunity to be introduced to, and to...

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What Is This Money Market Thing People Talk About?

Category: Financial Planning, Education | Date Posted: May 03, 2018

With so many different bank accounts available, it’s hard to know which one is best for your particular needs. Here, we’re going to discuss money...

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Reviewing: Random Acts of Kindness 2018

Category: Community | Date Posted: May 01, 2018

Throughout the month of April, FBFC employees celebrated Community Banking Month and...

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Financial Education Tips For Children of All Ages

Category: Education | Date Posted: April 24, 2018

A good financial education is an incredible gift, and one that begins in the home. Schools will only scratch the surface when it comes to teaching...

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The 411 On Mortgage Closing Costs

Category: Housing, Mortgage | Date Posted: April 09, 2018

If you’re in the process of purchasing or refinancing a home, or even just in the research stage, you’ve probably heard the term ‘closing costs’...

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7 Tips on Building and Maintaining Good Credit

Category: Financial Planning, Education, Credit Solutions | Date Posted: March 26, 2018

Good Credit is the key to a solid financial future. When establishing financial fitness goals it’s easier to build a credit score than to repair a...

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FBFC Recipes: Celebrating National Chip and Dip Day

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: March 23, 2018

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...

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