What to Know Before Buying an Old Home

July 01, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Old homes can be attractive to buyers because they often boast lower selling prices than new homes, offer unique character not found in new builds, and give buyers a chance to restore something to its former glory or make it all their own. With all the good old homes bring, they also bring some worrisome attributes. If you are looking at buying an...

Tips for Setting Up a Loan Repayment Schedule

June 29, 2022 by First Federal Bank

It’s nearly a certainty that you’ll need to take out a loan at some point in your life. Whether it’s school loans, an auto loan, or a mortgage, you’ll need to pay the money back on a monthly basis until the lender has been made whole. If you have multiple loans, repayment can get particularly tricky. But if you know how to set up a loan repayment...

The Benefits of Battery-Powered Lawn Tools

June 27, 2022 by First Federal Bank

From cutting grass and whacking weeds, to blowing leaves and trimming hedges, keeping your lawn looking its best can take up a lot of time and effort. To make all these chores easier, it’s essential to choose the right tools for the job. As you shop for lawn appliances, be sure to consider battery power — today’s best electric options are often...

Topics: Homeowners

Benefits of Participating in Work-Based Learning Experiences

June 24, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Work-based learning (WBL) a is a coordinated sequence of experiences designed to provide students with real-world learning through partnerships with local business and industry. What’s the aim of WBL? To give young adults opportunities to explore career paths and better connect their schooling to job experience and employment opportunities.

Topics: Small Business

First Federal Bank Accomplishes 60 Days of Giving

June 23, 2022 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank announced in February that it would donate to sixty non-profit organizations over a period of 60 days. Founded in 1962, 2022 marks First Federal Bank’s 60th anniversary of being a community bank. To celebrate, bank employees nominated local organizations and one winner was drawn each day for 60 days. $1000 was donated to each of...

Topics: First Federal News

When Should You Use Your Debit Card for Purchases?

June 22, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Back when you were young and first opened a checking account, you probably used your debit card all the time, feeling the freedom of making purchases without needing to predict how much cash to have on hand.

Topics: Personal Banking, Financial Education

Best At-Home Workout Equipment

June 20, 2022 by First Federal Bank

When you’ve got a busy schedule between work, social life, and home responsibilities, finding time to go to the gym can be tough. Add to that the cost of gym memberships, and you may find yourself falling out of fitness. But you don’t have to find time to go to an expensive gym when you’ve got affordable and easy-to-use workout equipment at home.

Topics: Lifestyle

Ways You Can Protect Your Company's Intellectual Property

June 17, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Your business thrives on your ideas and the products and services they give life to. But before you turn that million-dollar idea into a million-unit seller, you need to take steps to secure your intellectual property and protect it against plagiarism.

Topics: Small Business

What to Do if You Owe the IRS and Can’t Pay

June 15, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Filling out your tax return is stressful enough, but realizing that you owe more than what you can afford to the Internal Revenue Service can be terrifying. It’s not exactly a bill you can ignore without dire circumstances, after all! Although panic is a natural reaction when faced with such a financial predicament, it is unnecessary; there are...

Topics: Financial Education

Healthy Trail Mix Ingredients

June 13, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Pre-packaged trail mix may have added ingredients like candy, chocolate, extra sodium, or sugar that will wreck your healthy eating habits. If you want to make sure your trail mix is delicious and chock-full of healthy ingredients, incorporate these into your favorite grab-and-go snack:

Topics: Lifestyle

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