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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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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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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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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Category: Community, Taxes, Financial Planning, Education, Housing, Leisure, Mortgage, Credit Solutions | Date Posted: March 08, 2018

Have a Financial Question? Ask us! We will compile the financial questions we receive, big and small, into a blog to be posted on Fridays...

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14 Budget Friendly Valentine's Day Ideas

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: February 09, 2018

While many will splurge this Valentine’s Day (the average American is estimated to spend $143.56 in 2018), why not look for simple and...

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Budget Friendly Strawberry Banana Fruit Pops

Category: Leisure | Date Posted: August 03, 2017

Popsicles are the perfect healthy summer snack for all ages! These budget friendly Strawberry Fruit Pops are simple, healthy, refreshing and also...

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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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