The Benefits of Battery-Powered Lawn Tools

June 27, 2022 by First Federal Bank

From cutting grass and whacking weeds, to blowing leaves and trimming hedges, keeping your lawn looking its best can take up a lot of time and effort. To make all these chores easier, it’s essential to choose the right tools for the job. As you shop for lawn appliances, be sure to consider battery power — today’s best electric options are often...

Topics: Homeowners

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?

June 08, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Selling a house can be a stressful, complicated, and surprisingly costly process. If you are a first-time home seller or haven’t sold a home in some time, here are some costs you need to know about before you list your house:

Topics: Homeowners, Mortgages / Home Equity

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

The Pros and Cons of Refinancing Your Mortgage

April 04, 2022 by First Federal Bank

When interest rates dip lower than your current rate, you might be tempted to refinance your mortgage. After all, lower interest rates should equal lower monthly payments. This means you could have more room in your budget while still paying on your home. Refinancing, however, is a serious financial decision and should be based on several...

Topics: Homeowners, Mortgages / Home Equity

Design Tips for Improving Your Master Bedroom

March 30, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Your bedroom should be more than just a place to lay your head. It should serve as a refuge, a comfort, and a respite from the rest of the world. If your bedroom is lacking the calm you need, the design inspiration you want, or the amenities to make it a place you enjoy spending time in, consider these tips to update your space:

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How to Make DIY Cleaning Solutions

March 07, 2022 by First Federal Bank

In the last few years, many of us have increased our cleaning habits at home. If you’re looking for a more natural way of doing so, consider some of these DIY solutions you can whip up in no time:

Topics: Lifestyle, Homeowners

Affordable Home Style Upgrades

February 11, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Over the last couple of years, we have all spent much more time indoors. You may be thinking of ways to enhance your surroundings. Whether you recently purchased a new house or you simply want to increase your home’s value, consider taking on some of these affordable upgrades:

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Is Now the Best Time To Apply for a HELOC?

February 02, 2022 by First Federal Bank

With historically low mortgage rates and soaring real estate prices, today’s home owners have unprecedented amounts of available equity in their homes. Now could be an excellent time to apply for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) from First Federal Bank.

Topics: Financial Education, Homeowners

5 Tips for Decorating Your Guest Room

January 14, 2022 by First Federal Bank

One of the joys of being a homeowner is being able to host friends and family overnight or for a longer visit. Make their visit one they’ll cherish — and look forward to again in the future — by sprucing up your guest’s sleeping quarters.

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4 Tips for Decluttering Your Closet

January 07, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Are the contents of your closet spilling out? Do you find yourself struggling to find what you need when you are getting ready for work? Do you dislike most of your clothing options? Sounds like it’s time for some closet care. These decluttering tips will help you conquer the mess so your closet is organized and functional:

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