Financial Education Center

Four Considerations for Aspiring Women Business Leaders

October is National Women’s Small Business Month. As we recognize the significant contributions female business leaders make, it’s equally important to provide some insights for the next generation of aspiring leaders to help foster their growth.

Webinar: Ladies Who Lead: A Discussion on Leading with Confidence & Overcoming Challenges

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on September 14, 2021. Shelley Seifert, First Bank’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and peer female family business leaders held a discussion on the obstacles they’ve overcome to achieve success.

Key Employee Life and Disability Insurance

Suppose they were injured and out of work for a while, or suppose they died? Would your business survive or suffer a financial loss?

Key Considerations for Starting a Small Business

This year, National Small Business Week falls in September. Small businesses are often described as the backbone of the American economy as they employ a majority of American workers and provide many of the services we all enjoy.

Funding a Buy-Sell Agreement with Life Insurance

You may have considered setting up a buy-sell agreement to ensure your surviving family a smooth sale of your business interest and are looking into funding methods. One of the first methods you should consider is life insurance.

4.2% Price Increases and Millions of Unfilled Jobs: Inflation’s Impact on Households and Businesses

The term “inflation” has been circulating in the headlines and on the news for some time now and, unfortunately, doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Put simply, inflation is described as an increase in prices coupled with a decrease in the purchasing power of money.