Financial Education Center

Market Month: January 2021

Stocks were able to weather the storm of events that occurred throughout January, despite investors having numerous reasons to move away from equities.

What Drives Investment Decisions, Our Hearts or Our Minds?

Undoubtedly, 2020 will go down in history as a record setting year, but also as one of, if not the most, hated and devastating year in modern time.

Social Security and Medicare Face Financial Challenges

Most Americans will eventually receive Social Security and Medicare benefits. Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds release lengthy reports to Congress that assess the health of these important programs.

Revisiting the 4% Rule

Saving for retirement is not easy, but using your retirement savings wisely can be just as challenging.

First Bank’s Thrive Checking Receives Re-Certification on Thrive Checking Account

As always, First Bank is committed to providing the secure financial products and services our clients need in the communities in which we serve.

First Bank On Fighting Internal And External Digital Fraud

Digital-first banks are used to fending off external threats like data breaches and botnet attacks, but their cybersecurity measures can fall short of protecting against internal threats like phishing schemes.