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Budgeting Apps to Help Stabilize Your Finances

September 28, 2020 by First Federal Bank

If there’s one thing we all want and need more of, it’s money. However, many of us struggle to take control of our finances, whether that’s because we spend too much on non-essentials, have a less-than-ideal credit score, or any number of other factors. Thankfully, there are numerous smartphone apps that can help you keep track of your money...

Fall Car Care Tips

September 25, 2020 by First Federal Bank

We all know the importance of routine car maintenance, but one frequently overlooked type is seasonal care. As summer starts to slip into fall, here are some simple ways to make sure your vehicle stays in perfect health.

Topics: Vehicles

Financial Resources for Farmers

September 23, 2020 by First Federal Bank

There is no question farmers are essential workers. Without their dedication to the land, hard work and ingenuity, Americans would have little or no access to the food they need to sustain their health. Operating a 24/7 enterprise, though, has its difficulties, and sometimes farmers need financial assistance when crops fail or the economy...

Topics: Resources, USDA, COVID-19, Community

How Do You Manage Employees Remotely?

September 21, 2020 by First Federal Bank

More employees than ever are working remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and for some of them it might be a brand-new experience. As a leader at your company, it’s important to make sure your business is running well, and your staff is meeting all of their benchmarks.

Topics: Small Business, Entrepreneurship

Impress Clients With These 5 Video Call Tips

September 18, 2020 by First Federal Bank

With more companies taking their business online due to the pandemic, it’s likely your business will need to hold video calls with clients. Much like other forms of communication, video calls have certain etiquette rules — and your ability to follow them can make or break your professional image in the eyes of your clients. Here are some tips...

Topics: Technology, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, COVID-19

Is a CPO Vehicle for You?

September 16, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Nearly 30 years ago, several automakers began implementing a new program at dealerships: instead of auctioning off trade-ins and other brand-new returned vehicles, they would resell them with added benefits. These vehicles became known as Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, and the CPO program was born.

Topics: Saving Money, Vehicles

Helpful Ways to Organize Your Garage

September 11, 2020 by First Federal Bank

If there’s no longer room to park, the junk is piling up, or you spend far too much time searching for the items you need, it may be time to organize your garage. If that seems like an intimidating prospect, these tips will help you get started and put your efforts on the path to success.

Topics: Vehicles, Home Owners, Home Improvements

Hosting a Virtual Baby Shower

September 09, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Current global events have impacted how many parties look this year. But with a little creativity, it’s still possible to celebrate special occasions like baby showers with those you love. Here are seven ideas for hosting an enjoyable (and safe) virtual baby shower for yourself, a relative or a friend:

Topics: Technology, Kids, COVID-19, Family

Which Debt Should You Pay Off First?

September 07, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Between credit cards, student loans, car loans, and mortgages, you’re probably carrying some debt. On the surface, managing your debt can seem relatively easy — just make minimum payments. However, if you’d like to pay down your debts and increase your cash flow, you have some choices to make. Namely, which debt should you prioritize? Here’s a...

Topics: Mortgage Lending, Personal Banking, Saving Money, College, Financial Education, Credit Cards, Personal Lending, Taxes

Addressing COVID-19 in Your Business

September 04, 2020 by First Federal Bank

No matter where your business operates, COVID-19 has indubitably had an impact. It’s important to know and implement safety protocols in your store or office to protect customers and employees from this virus.

Topics: Resources, Trending, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, COVID-19, Community