Financial Education Center

Are You Fired Up About Achieving Early Retirement?

“Financial Independence, Retire Early” planning, or the FIRE movement, for short. More than 30 years old, FIRE is once again becoming a popular financial topic.

The Benefits of Using a Debit Card When Traveling

As states reopen and travel becomes possible again, many Americans are eager to hit the open road or the friendly skies.

Three Financial Takeaways From The Pandemic

How were you affected by the pandemic? As we look back at how things were a year ago, here are three financial takeaways from pandemic.

Webinar: First Bank Financial Education Center Presents – Making the Most of the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic and has been available for more than a year.

Pandemic Challenges Continue to Plague Minority-Owned Businesses

Throughout the pandemic, businesses of all sizes were tasked with navigating evolving restrictions, requirements, and guidelines.

What is a 529 Education Savings Plan?

If you’re researching the best ways to save for college, you may be trying to determine what a 529 Education Savings Plan is and how it can be used toward your savings goals.