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.

4 Tips for a More Merry, Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Season

Category: Community, Financial Planning, Education, Leisure | Date Posted: November 06, 2018

The holiday season is right around the corner, a time for festivities, cheer, and reunions with family and friends. But as we deck the halls...

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10 Steps To Start Your Business

Category: Financial Planning, Education, Mortgage | Date Posted: October 25, 2018

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. Read on to learn about each...

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Giving Back During the Holiday Season

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: October 09, 2018

At FBFC, we believe that the holidays are about giving AND giving back! 

Here are 10 great and easy ways that you can give back...

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Investment Strategies – Pay Yourself First

Category: Financial Planning | Date Posted: September 20, 2018

Each month you settle down to pay bills. You pay your mortgage. You pay the electric company. You pay the trash collector and others. But do you...

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10 Inexpensive Fall Activities To Do With Your Kids This Fall

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: September 17, 2018

  1. Visit a pumpkin patch and carve a pumpkin! Have younger kids? Have them paint the pumpkin instead.
  2. Roast pumpkin seeds....

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Financial Safety Tips For Travel

Category: Financial Planning, Leisure | Date Posted: September 17, 2018

Whether your travels take you across the globe or across state lines, FBFC and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA)  want to...

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School Supply Drive Overview

Category: | Date Posted: September 13, 2018

During the last few months of summer, First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) coordinated their annual School Supply Drive.

With the...

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A Crash Course in Cash Management

Category: Financial Planning, Education | Date Posted: August 28, 2018

Cash Management, also called Treasury Management, may sound formal, but it’s really not. Cash Management is all about helping business clients...

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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: August 01, 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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