Manage Your Money, Manage Your Stress

How College Students and Graduates Can Budget and Manage Money with First Bank.

You have enough to worry about with your summer classes, hobbies, and social life. The last thing you want is to be worried about whether or not you can afford any of those things. Let First Bank work with you to stay on top of your money.

We’ve developed a list of our top four tips to help college graduates manage their money. Here are a few great ideas to stay on top of your spending this year.

1. Create a budget

When it comes to buying things we like, having some self-control can be difficult. That is why it is important to keep yourself on track. Manage your monthly payments by using First Bank’s mobile app. Taking care of your finances here is easy! We can even send you text or email alerts so that you can stay on top of your account balance and transactions. Calculate your budget and work towards your savings goals.

2. Set goals

Need to pay down student loans? Or, save for advanced degree expenses for the coming semester? No matter what you are saving for, set savings goals with our integrated app, Plinqit. Plinqit is the free, easy, automatic way to save. Here, you can safely and simply link your checking account, set your goals, and watch your savings grow.

3. Make it easy by going mobile

You are busy – we get it. In today’s world, there is no time to wait in line at the bank. So, if you receive a check or want to pay your bills, simply download our First Bank On The Go mobile app. Here, you can quickly and easily check account balances, pay bills, and deposit checks. You can find your latest account balance, transfer cash between accounts, schedule one time payments, and even send money to another person.

4. Get your friends involved

If you ever need to pay your friend back for a meal, split the money for a ride, or send some birthday money, you can safely send money through Pay People. Here, you can transfer money within seconds to friends and family straight from your phone. College and college graduation is a hectic and busy time, let First Bank help you along the way. Reach out to a knowledgeable First Bank representative to get started on your financial journey within minutes.