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Payroll Taxes 101

March 27, 2020 by First Federal Bank

To help you understand your company’s payroll taxes, check out this brief overview of the factors you should consider before you tackle your taxes.

How to Fund Business Growth

March 25, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Whether your startup is already ready to expand, or will sometime in the future, it’s best to be prepared.

Topics: Small Business Lending, Small Business

Celebrating National Ag Day

March 24, 2020 by First Federal Bank

At First Federal Bank, we value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy. March 24 is National Ag Day, a day to celebrate and recognize the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives.

Topics: USDA, Small Business

Funding Your Small Business with Bad Credit

March 23, 2020 by First Federal Bank

A low credit score is a detriment to any individual or business seeking loans, but it doesn’t entirely eliminate your financing options. FICO defines bad credit as a score between 300 and 629. If you fall within that margin, you can still fund your business in a way that gets your score back on track and opens more doors in the future.

Topics: Small Business Lending, Small Business

Smart Home Upgrades to Save Money in the Long Run

March 19, 2020 by First Federal Bank

You want your home to be as comfortable, efficient and as beautiful as it can be. However, deciding which home improvement projects or upgrades to invest in can be confusing. These home upgrades will help you save money in the long run.

Topics: Resources, Investing, Home Owners

FDIC warns of scams during time of fear and confusion

March 19, 2020 by First Federal Bank

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc on Wall Street and left many with more questions than answers. The FDIC is now reporting that scammers are using this situation to mislead people into giving their personal information or, in some cases, to send money.

Topics: Fraud Alerts/Scams, News

Ideas to Increase Your Home's Square Footage

March 17, 2020 by First Federal Bank

There are many ways you can expand your house’s size, so make sure you pick the solution that’s best for your needs and adds the most value.

Topics: Resources, Investing

Paying for Digital Advertising

March 16, 2020 by First Federal Bank

In 2020, digital advertising is a multi-billion-dollar industry where you have to spend money to get the exposure you need.

Topics: Technology, Small Business, Marketing

Beyond Coupons: Apps to Save You Money

March 14, 2020 by First Federal Bank

In the 21st century, digital technology offers many new ways to save money that extend beyond the usual store sales and coupon-clipping. Numerous apps now let you pinch pennies on your terms from the convenience of your palm. Tap into these deal-filled apps to get the best price when shopping.

Topics: Saving Money, Technology, Budgeting

Investing for Life's Milestones

March 13, 2020 by First Federal Bank

No matter what your plans are for your life, you don’t want money to get in the way of achieving your goals. Consider investing your money during each stage of your life to make your aspirations more attainable.

Topics: Saving Money, Investing, Financial Education