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.

How To: Fill Out A Check

Category: Education | Date Posted: January 17, 2019

How to Write Out A Check

If a check is not correctly filled out, it cannot be deposited. Read the below for a quick how...

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Benefits of Owning vs.Renting

Category: Education, Housing | Date Posted: January 04, 2019

Owning and renting each have their advantages, but what’s best for you depends on your circumstances.  Some great things about owning are...

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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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Understanding the Language of Your Mortgage

Category: Education, Housing | Date Posted: October 02, 2018

If you are buying a home, it may be the largest purchase you make during your lifetime. You want everything to run smoothly from finding the right...

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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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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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