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How Long Should Your Auto Loan Length Be?

October 25, 2023 by First Federal Bank
If you’re shopping for your next ride, you’re probably considering how to budget for monthly payments on your auto loan. While auto loans traditionally last 60 months, you may have the option to choose a shorter or longer term. Both options come with implications for your monthly payment and the amount of interest you’ll pay, so...

Topics: Financial Education

How to Prepare for a Camping Trip

October 23, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Are you ready to unplug and enjoy the great outdoors? Whether you’re hoping for a solo adventure, an excursion with friends, or a family getaway, it’s important to take some time to create a thorough plan, packing list, and activity outline for your camping trip. These tips will help you get ready:Pick your type of campingThe first thing you...

Topics: Lifestyle

How Your Business Can Prepare for the Holiday Season Now

October 20, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. And then it’s too late! You run the risk of missing out on profits, growth, and overall holiday enjoyment if you don’t take steps now to prepare for the bustling season. With these tips, you can ready your staff and business for a successful holiday run:Create your marketing planThe holidays are a...

Topics: Small Business

What You Should Know About Penny Stocks

October 18, 2023 by First Federal Bank

If you’re interested in investing, you’ve probably heard penny stocks mentioned somewhere along the line. With lower purchase prices and the potential for huge growth, you may be tempted to jump right in and spread your money around. But before you make your moves, it’s wise to understand what these stocks are, how they work, and the potential...

Topics: Financial Education

How to Become a Successful Couponer

October 16, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Coupons are a cost-effective way to get more for your dollar. Even coupons that offer only small savings can add up quickly, allowing to you to spend less on your purchases. If you’re hoping to save on your next shopping trip, consider these couponing tips to help you get more out of your budget:Source optionsThe classic source for coupons...

Topics: Financial Education, Lifestyle

How Does a Joint Mortgage Work?

October 13, 2023 by First Federal Bank

If you can’t afford a house on your own, or if you wish to purchase one together with a friend, a family member, or a partner, a joint mortgage could help you make homeownership a reality. Here’s a closer look at this financial tool and how it works:What is a joint mortgage?With a joint mortgage, two or more people can pool their resources and ...

Topics: Homeowners, Mortgages / Home Equity

Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First Home

October 12, 2023 by First Federal Bank

Are you considering buying your first home? If so, it can be helpful to know what led other people to make that decision. According to a recent survey of first-time homebuyers by PulteGroup:

Topics: Mortgages / Home Equity

What Is Cryptocurrency?

October 11, 2023 by First Federal Bank

You’ve almost certainly heard about cryptocurrency, even if you’re not entirely sure what it does, how it works, or if it’s worth looking into. The fact is crypto may very well have already passed its peak, but it could prove an interesting way to invest if you don’t mind the risks.What is cryptocurrency?Cryptocurrency is a sort of digital asset...

Topics: Financial Education

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

October 09, 2023 by First Federal Bank
Halloween is a chance to transform into someone or something else while getting candy from strangers. At face value, the combination seems odd, but it’s an honored tradition that brings joy and fun to kids of all ages. It’s especially important to be aware of dangers in the night, both real and imagined! Here’s a guide to staying safe...

Topics: Family

What is the SBA, and What Does It Do?

October 06, 2023 by First Federal Bank

If you’ve considered starting a small business, you’ve almost certainly heard of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA is one of the most useful resources for entrepreneurs and companies on the grow, and it’s been an incredible asset for countless American businesses over the past 80 years. What is the Small Business Administration?

Topics: Small Business

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