Financial Education Center

How to Find Your Full Account Number

Be prepared for the new eBanking-2023 launch by retrieving your full account number.

The Truth About Family Business Succession

In this article, “The Truth About Family Business Succession,” written by Dr. Allie Taylor and originally published by Orange Kiwi, LLC, you will discover 10 things owners wish they knew about succession years before they started. Dr. Taylor discusses some of the challenges in succession planning and how to address them

Merit or Inherit: How to Approach Succession in a Family Business

This article, “Merit or Inherit: How to Approach Succession in a Family Business,” written by Josh Baron, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and Co-Founder/Senior Advisor at BanyanGlobal, and originally published by, describes a path to succession using a blend of both the “merit model” and the “inherit model." Using both models is far more likely to set the next generation of family members up to succeed.

School's Back in Session! Here's Your Child's 2023-24 Personal Finance Lesson

For many students returning to high school this month, the typical curriculum usually includes classes like Math, Science, and English, mixed with some elective classes students need to take to meet graduation requirements. What usually isn’t included are personal finance classes. According to a report from April 2023, only 18 states guarantee a form of personal finance education before graduation.

First Bank Community Comes First - Robert Renteria

Learn about how Robert Renteria gives back to his community through the Boys and Girls Club and how First Bank supports employee community involvement.

To Brand or Not to Brand: That Is the Family Business Question

To brand or not to brand; it’s a very good question. No, we’re not discussing a soliloquy from Shakespeare, but an important decision that family businesses must make when strategizing for the future. Being the economic powerhouse they are, it makes good financial sense that family businesses wouldn’t leave something as critical as their business branding to chance.