Financial Education Center

Spending More on a Cup of Coffee than Our Future

Personal insight from Carla Jackson, Portfolio Manager.

5 Ways Gig Workers Can Start Saving Today

The gig economy is growing fast, but saving can be difficult when your income is uncertain. Having a good financial plan is the first step towards a better future.

Webinar: Ladies Who Lead: A Discussion on Leading with Confidence & Overcoming Challenges

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on September 14, 2021. Shelley Seifert, First Bank’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and peer female family business leaders held a discussion on the obstacles they’ve overcome to achieve success.

Key Employee Life and Disability Insurance

Suppose they were injured and out of work for a while, or suppose they died? Would your business survive or suffer a financial loss?

Key Considerations for Starting a Small Business

This year, National Small Business Week falls in September. Small businesses are often described as the backbone of the American economy as they employ a majority of American workers and provide many of the services we all enjoy.

Funding a Buy-Sell Agreement with Life Insurance

You may have considered setting up a buy-sell agreement to ensure your surviving family a smooth sale of your business interest and are looking into funding methods. One of the first methods you should consider is life insurance.