Financial Education Center

4.2% Price Increases and Millions of Unfilled Jobs: Inflation’s Impact on Households and Businesses

The term “inflation” has been circulating in the headlines and on the news for some time now and, unfortunately, doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Put simply, inflation is described as an increase in prices coupled with a decrease in the purchasing power of money.

College Tuition Costs Increase Nearly 8% Each Year: Find Out Ways to Avoid Student Loans

When you think of college, the expense of pursuing higher education and student loans might be two things that come to mind. Here are a few ways you can fund a college education without completely relying on student loans.

Update Your Contact Information Today – It’s the Right Call!

We get it. You’re busy with household and job responsibilities, social events, and school activities. With so much happening, you may have overlooked sending us your most recent contact information, including a valid email, mailing address, and updated phone number(s).

Teaching Your Teen about Money

Your teen is becoming more independent, but still needs plenty of advice from you. With more money to spend and more opportunities to spend it, your teen can easily get into financial trouble. So before money burns a hole in your child's pocket, teach him or her a few financial lessons.

Webinar: Operating Challenges with Inflation, Supply Chain, and Labor

The First Bank Financial Education Center held a webinar on August 16, 2021 on challenges with inflation, supply chain, and labor.

The Rising Cost of Back-to-School Expected to Spike Up 32 Percent Per Student!

The rise in demand for goods, coupled with supply shortages, are causing consumers to see higher school supply prices than in previous years. Here are four tips to help you save money on school supplies this year.