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.

Answers: Test Your Financial IQ

Category: | Date Posted: May 15, 2017

Question #1: Certificates of deposit with longer maturities usually provide higher interest rates than those with shorter maturities....

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Test Your Financial IQ

Category: Financial Planning, Education | Date Posted: May 15, 2017

In today's financial world, things are always changing. How much do you know about the products and services offered by your bank, including...

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Financing Your Own Business

Category: Financial Planning | Date Posted: April 20, 2017

Starting Up

Your business ideas are turning into a reality. You’ve done the research, estimated your start-up costs,...

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The House Hunt

Category: Housing, Mortgage | Date Posted: April 17, 2017

House hunting can be the most exciting part of the home-buying process. But you must never let those pretty white fences, or beautiful...

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Category: Credit Solutions | Date Posted: March 27, 2017

Credit scores play an important role in creating your financial profile, and in securing your ability to get loans at favorable rates. Here are...

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Vacationing: Without all the Financial Stress

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: March 13, 2017

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...

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Planning For Your Financial Life Stages

Category: Financial Planning, Education | Date Posted: March 07, 2017

Having a sound overall financial strategy requires you to recognize that your finances are in a constant state of change. Not only do...

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Three Steps Prior to Looking for Your First Home

Category: Housing, Mortgage | Date Posted: February 08, 2017

Are you excited to buy your first home?
Here are 3 very helpful steps to take, prior to going down this exciting path:

1....

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The Importance of Early Financial Education

Category: Education | Date Posted: January 17, 2017

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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Repairing Your Credit Rating

Category: Credit Solutions | Date Posted: January 06, 2017

Sometimes, due to layoffs, business failures, miscalculations or even fraud, some people's credit ratings can fall. They may miss payments, the...

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