Financial Education Center

Tribute to Those Who Served - John Schweitzer

John Schweitzer was featured during First Bank's Tribute to Those Who Served at the St. Louis Blues Game on March 24, 2022. He served active duty in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1974 and was in the reserves from 1974 to 1985.

Financial Considerations Before Purchasing Your First Home

The spring home buying season is here. It’s the time of the year that many home buyers start shopping for a new home.

Navigating Inflation: A Guide for Consumers

In like a lion, out like a lamb, as the saying goes. In March of 2022, however, the Federal Reserve is flipping that script as it raised the Federal Fund Rate by 25 basis points (0.25%) and, by the end of 2022, potentially raising it an additional seven times, according to recent reports.

First Bank Community Comes First - Tim Randazzo

“When you have someone tell you that you’ve made a difference in someone else’s life, that’s a feeling that just can’t be replaced” says Tim Randazzo, Creative Director at First Bank. Listen to Tim as he shares his experience with starting his own non-profit and how First Bank encourages and supports his efforts.

5 Financial Tips for Purchasing a Home This Spring

The spring home buying season is typically one of the busiest times of year to purchase a new home. Here are some tips to help you navigate purchasing a home this spring.

Am I Having Enough Tax Withheld From my Paycheck?

It is important that you properly estimate your tax withholding. If an insufficient amount of taxes is withheld, you may end up owing a substantial sum, including penalties and interest, when you file your tax return.