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

SBA Works: Serving Small Businesses, One PPP Loan at a Time

April 28, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Honored. Dedicated. Proud.

Topics: Small Business Lending, SBA Lending, COVID-19

Serving Our Small Businesses, One PPP Loan at a Time

April 22, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Honored. Dedicated. Proud.

Topics: Small Business Lending, Small Business, SBA Lending, COVID-19

Ways to use your stimulus check

April 15, 2020 by First Federal Bank

What Should You Do with the Money You Receive from the CARES Act?

Topics: Trending, Budgeting, COVID-19

How to Stay Focused When Working From Home

April 07, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Working from home has many perks — zero commute, a comfortable environment and no dress code. It also comes with its own set of distractions. Chores around the house will call your name. If you have furry family members, they will do their best to get your attention. And then there's the news, personal email, and social media. Stay productive...

Topics: Healthy Living, COVID-19

New information on Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act

March 20, 2020 by Rob Hughes

We finally have our first glimpse of Congress’s Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act. What an unusual time to be in SBA lending! I hope that this will pass and become law in the next two to three weeks. Here are the highlights:

Topics: Small Business Lending, SBA Lending, COVID-19

Properly documenting SBA 7a loan deferments

March 18, 2020 by Rob Hughes

I know many of you have had SBA 7a customers calling and asking for loan deferments. Below is a guide of how to document your loan file.

Topics: Small Business Lending, SBA Lending, COVID-19

SBA Works is here to help!

March 17, 2020 by Rob Hughes

There are many SBA developments amid the Coronavirus outbreak and several changes are being made to the SBA loan program. As changes continue to unfold, I will keep you informed.

Topics: Small Business Lending, SBA Lending, COVID-19