Financial Education Center

Retirement Savings in a Volatile Market

If you worry about your retirement investments during market downturns, you're not alone. Unfortunately, emotions are often the enemy of sound investing. Here are some points to help you stay clear-headed during periods of market volatility.

Eleven Ways to Help Yourself Stay Sane in a Crazy Market

Keeping your cool can be hard to do when the market goes on one of its periodic roller-coaster rides. It's useful to have strategies in place that prepare you both financially and psychologically to handle market volatility.

Handling Market Volatility

Conventional wisdom says that what goes up must come down. But even if you view market volatility as a normal occurrence, it can be tough to handle when your money is at stake.

Wealth Management Strategies | The Value of a Professional Financial Advisor

David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice with First Bank Wealth Management, shares the value of a professional financial advisor while navigating current times.

Wealth Management Strategies | Inflation

David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice at First Bank Wealth Management, shares insight on the Federal Reserves proposed response to the present inflation and how that response could affect the economy.

The Benefits of Tax-Advantaged Savings Vehicles

Taxes can take a big bite out of your total investment returns, so it's helpful to look for tax-advantaged strategies when building a portfolio.