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.

5 Ways to Up Your Money Game in 2019

Category: Community, Taxes, Financial Planning, Education, Leisure | Date Posted: December 01, 2018

Many people make their resolutions for self-improvement in the new year. While the most popular resolutions tend to focus on physical health...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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