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.
Personal insight from Carla Jackson, Portfolio Manager.
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.
Women view money and wealth differently from men. Generally, women regard money as a means to improve their lives and their family’s lives, to ensure security, and not seek to accumulate money for its own sake. Women investors tend to focus more on long-term stability.
The First Bank Circuit held a webinar on Thursday, April 29 on Linking Thinking to Life Balance and Long-Term Success with our guest presenter Mary Kutheis, Executive Coach and Confidant, MCK Coaching + Training.
According to one recent study, there were nearly 13 million women-owned businesses in the United States as of 2019 - representing 42% of all businesses - employing approximately 9.4 million people and generating $1.9 trillion in sales.
The First Bank Circuit, a financial empowerment group, designed especially for women business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives, held their second webinar on January 28th.