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

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

Is 2020 the Year of the Staycation?

July 01, 2020 by First Federal Bank

You may have had to cancel or put off a planned trip due to restrictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. And the near-term future of travel is very uncertain. But there is no reason you can’t enjoy a much-needed vacation. Have you considered taking a staycation? After weeks of parents working from home, with kids engaged in...

Topics: Trending, Saving Money, Home Owners, COVID-19, Community, Think Local

Why You Should Join Professional Organizations

June 10, 2020 by First Federal Bank

After graduation, you’re probably looking at ways to save money, not spend it. So you might consider foregoing your professional organization membership or forfeiting the idea of joining one in the first place. Joining a professional organization, however, is a smart investment to advance your career.Knowledge is powerAlthough a major...

Topics: Small Business, Community, Think Local

We are #LocalStrong

May 15, 2020 by First Federal Bank

In early April, First Federal was challenged by another financial institution to help stimulate our local economies. Each FF employee was given $25 by the bank and challenged to spend with a local small business or non-profit, or pay it forward to an essential worker. We were so inspired by our generous and creative employees! 

Topics: Small Business, Community, Think Local