3 Unique Mother's Day Gift Ideas

April 29, 2022 by First Federal Bank

This Mother’s Day, if you’re looking for something as unique as your mom, consider these gift suggestions to brighten her day:

Topics: Family

How to Make Your Home Wi-Fi Network More Secure

April 13, 2022 by First Federal Bank

The safest place to do your online banking is at home over a secure Wi-Fi network. Unfortunately, many private internet connections are not actually that private — including yours. Your internet security may be vulnerable to hackers and thieves. To ensure your online banking is secure, follow these suggestions to bolster your Wi-Fi’s defenses:

Topics: Family, Homeowners

Merging Accounts When You Get Married

March 21, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Financial problems are one of the leading cause of divorce. According to a survey of 1,000 people, nearly half of American couples fight over money. But no matter the state of your finances, once you are married, all of your assets are merged in the eyes of the law. Coming up with a financial plan that works for your marriage is therefore of the...

Topics: Financial Education, Family

When Should You Start Banking Online With Your Kids?

March 16, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Part of your job as a parent is to prepare your kids for the future. One important component of their future is learning how to handle money. Yes, financial literacy can seem daunting and complex, but you can start small by introducing your young kids to simple concepts like saving money in an online savings account. Here is a guide to help you...

Topics: Personal Banking, Financial Education, Family

Must-Have Accessories for Your Spring Road Trip

March 02, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Before you answer the call of the open road, it is important to make sure you are traveling with everything you need for a safe, fun, and successful journey. For your spring road trip, be sure to pack the following must-have accessories:

Topics: Family, Lifestyle

Managing Your Child’s Credit

February 28, 2022 by First Federal Bank

You may not think you need to be concerned about your young child’s credit now, but identity thieves do not discriminate. They can target minors and wreak havoc on their credit before parents are even aware. So, it is important to work to protect your child’s credit history, before they need it.

Topics: Financial Education, Family

College Alternatives

February 23, 2022 by First Federal Bank

While college can be an excellent prospect for many students, it’s far from the only path to success. Whether you’re looking to save money, fit classes into your busy schedule, or simply pursue a different type of career, these college alternatives could be the perfect opportunity for your lifestyle. Here’s an overview of what these four...

Topics: Financial Education, Family

First Federal Bank Announces 60 Days of Giving

February 15, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Lake City, Florida – First Federal Bank announced today it will donate to sixty non-profit organizations over a period of 60 days. Founded in 1962, 2022 marks First Federal Bank’s 60th anniversary of being a community bank. To celebrate, bank employees will nominate local organizations and one winner will be drawn each day for 60 days. $1000 will...

Topics: First Federal News, Family

Romance on a Budget

February 14, 2022 by First Federal Bank

When love is in great abundance but money is in short supply, you may find yourself wanting to get creative for your next date night. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or no occasion in particular, having a romantic evening with the person you love most can be easily done without breaking your budget.

Topics: Family

Best Recycling Art Projects for Kids

January 31, 2022 by First Federal Bank

You don’t have to spend a bunch of money at the craft store to encourage creative play for your little ones. Everyday items — even ones that would typically wind up in the recycling bin or trash can — can be upcycled into eco-friendly art supplies. Here are a few ways to turn everyday trash into playtime treasures:

Topics: Family

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