Don’t Let Sitting Hurt Your Health

April 15, 2024 by First Federal Bank

Chances are you spend a great deal of your time sitting. Whether it is during the work day or on our personal time, many of us are in a chair for more hours of the day than we should be. And we all know it is not good for our health.

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How to Overcome A Fear of Traveling

April 08, 2024 by First Federal Bank

Having the opportunity to travel is a wonderful thing, whether it’s taking a cross-country road trip or flying across the ocean to get an entirely new view of the world. You may be one of the many people unable to fully enjoy that privilege due to a condition called hodophobia, or the fear of travel. If you have a fear of traveling but want to...

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Slowing Food Inflation is Good News for Consumers

April 01, 2024 by First Federal Bank

Food prices have been on a roller coaster ride over the past several years. The grocery store is one of the first and most noticeable places consumers feel the sting of inflation. The same is true of restaurant pricing. Over the past few years, consumers have responded by changing their eating and spending habits, limiting purchases of certain...

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A Way to Save for Your Next Vacation You May Not Have Considered

March 27, 2024 by First Federal Bank

Summer will be here before you know it. And with Spring Break in the rearview mirror, you may be looking for your next travel options. Whether you have a summer trip booked already, or are in the planning stages, the first thing you need to do is make sure you have the funds to pay for it.

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Can Cognitive Therapy Solve Sleep Issues?

March 25, 2024 by First Federal Bank
Are you among the millions of people who struggle to get adequate and restful sleep each night? Medication is often presented as a solution for sleep issues, but it’s not the only one. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, also known as CBT-i, can help as well. Here’s a closer look at CBT-i and how it works to promote...

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Do You Need to Buy a Camper or RV?

March 22, 2024 by First Federal Bank
If you love to travel, you’ve probably entertained the idea of purchasing your very own camper or RV. However, these mobile living spaces each come with unique benefits and drawbacks. Here’s a look at what each brings to the table — along with a few factors to consider before you buy an RV or camper:   Deciding if an RV or camper fits...

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Unique Options for Your Next Board Game Night

March 18, 2024 by First Federal Bank

If you’re trying to spice things up for your next board game night, consider any of these unique options;

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Recurring Vehicle Service Needs You Should Never Skip

March 11, 2024 by First Federal Bank

Your vehicle runs at its best when you take care of it. When you follow the recommended maintenance schedule outlined in your owner’s manual, you’re optimizing the quality of your vehicle’s performance and contributing to its longevity. If you want to make the most of your ride for as long as possible, incorporate the these service needs into your...

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Is Expired Food Safe to Eat?

March 04, 2024 by First Federal Bank

If you’ve ever gone into the refrigerator or your pantry to find a food item and found that it’s past the expiration date on the container, you’ve played the game of deciding whether to take your chances or err on the side of caution. Best-by, use-by, or sell-by dates don’t necessarily mean a food item is dangerous once they’re passed. By...

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Pros and Cons of Renting a Vacation Home

February 26, 2024 by First Federal Bank

If you’re planning for an extended vacation, a top alternative to staying at a hotel is renting a vacation home. For some, the idea of living in another person’s home and having to do chores, like cooking and cleaning, can seem like the opposite of a vacation — but renting a home can come with a lot of perks that enhance the entire experience....

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