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The Importance of Wellness Programs for Your Employees

March 03, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Ideally, you want your employees to be happy and healthy — not just because they work for you, but because they’re people you genuinely care about. As an employer, you have the ability to help in this cause. Rolling out wellness programs for your workers offers your employees tools they can use to build better health, and you can great results on...

Topics: Small Business

Why Retirees Should Have an HSA

March 01, 2023 by First Federal Bank

As you plan for retirement, one important tool to consider is a health savings account, or HSA. While HSAs are most frequently used to pay medical costs, they also provide an array of investment options and tax advantages that can give your finances a serious boost once you’ve retired.

Topics: Retirement, Financial Education

What You Should Know About Rising Mortgage Rates

February 28, 2023 by First Federal Bank


Topics: Homeowners, Mortgages / Home Equity

4 Brand-New Models for 2023

February 27, 2023 by First Federal Bank

The auto industry is full of well-known cars that are continually being updated and revised for an ever-changing market. But occasionally, all-new models make their way onto the scene looking to make a big impact. Here are four brand-new models for 2023 that seem poised to do just that:

Topics: Financial Education

Pros and Cons of Buying a Car Online

February 24, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Car shopping has changed. You no longer have to trek into a dealership and spend countless hours checking out options, doing test drives, and negotiating financing with a team of dealership experts. You can conduct your research and even do a virtual test drive from the comfort of your home at a time that fits your schedule. But there are limits...

Topics: Financial Education

Tips for Buying a Home in Another State

February 22, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Buying real estate far from your current residence can be tricky. Typically, you don’t have the luxury to get truly familiar with the new area — and without having a good picture of the surrounding neighborhoods, school districts, local laws, and so on, it can feel like you’re rolling the dice and setting yourself up for buyer’s remorse....

Topics: Homeowners, Mortgages / Home Equity

5 Fun Hobbies to Try This Year

February 20, 2023 by First Federal Bank

If you’re searching for a new hobby to enjoy, it can be daunting to choose a new thing to try. To help you decide, here are some various ideas that might sound appealing:

Topics: Lifestyle

Tips for Building a Business Emergency Fund

February 17, 2023 by First Federal Bank

An emergency fund for your small business is a smart investment. By having some savings on hand, you can help your company weather economic downturns, a loss of patronage, and unexpected expenses. However, it can be a bit overwhelming to set savings goals, carve out money from your company budget, and plan for all the ups and downs your business...

Topics: Business Banking, Small Business

What You Should Know About Closing Costs

February 15, 2023 by First Federal Bank


Topics: Mortgages / Home Equity

How to Avoid Running Out of Money When You Retire

February 15, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Are you worried you won’t have enough money to fund your retirement? It’s understandable if this question is keeping you up at night. With all the excitement and freedom retirement brings, it can also include a high level of anxiety. Here are some suggestions to help you avoid running out of money when you’re no longer earning a regular paycheck:

Topics: Retirement

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