Adorable Nursery Decorating Ideas

June 15, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Whether you’re adopting or giving birth, preparing the perfect room for your upcoming addition is a great way to celebrate the occasion. Here are nine decor tips to create a welcoming space for your baby. Create a book display on the wallAdd some color to the walls while providing a place to store your newborn’s first reading materials. Try...

Topics: Kids, Home Owners, Home Improvements

Creative Ways to Get Kids to Clean

June 01, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Cleaning chores aren’t fun for anyone, especially kids. If you want your kids to complete their cleaning to-do list without complaining, implement the creative tips below into their routines.Let the music playMusic is a wonderful motivator. Whether your kids whistle why they work, blare their favorite pop songs or sing along to their favorite...

Topics: Kids, Home Owners

Using a CD to Teach Your Children about Finances

April 20, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Money management is a complicated subject even adults can experience trouble mastering. So, it’s understandable if the prospect of teaching your kids about money might not be your favorite parental to-do. Start simply with a certificate of deposit to teach your kids the fundamentals of saving money.Set up an accountA drive-thru or online field...

Topics: Saving Money, Investing, Financial Education, Kids

3 Tasty and Healthy On-the-Go Snacks

February 28, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Following a healthy meal regimen is challenging when your family is always on the move. Sitting around the dinner table is replaced by a detour to a fast food drive-thru. While you can buy pre-made, packaged snacks to regulate your family’s nutritional intake, you can save money and avoid preservatives by making your own travel snacks. Here...

Topics: Saving Money, Budgeting, Kids

4 Ways to Get Kids Interested in Reading

February 09, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Instilling a love of reading in children can fuel their imaginations, fill their hearts and expand their knowledge now and throughout their lives. If you want to encourage your child to read more and help them become a lifelong book lover, implement the following tips.

Topics: Resources, Kids