Financial Education Center

Family Business Spotlight: Dovetail Furniture, a Family Business Designed to Last

Dovetail Furniture opened its doors 30-years ago, led by co-founders Charlie Shaw and Ted Einstein. Barbara Einstein, Ted’s wife, later joined the organization and is credited with helping the company evolve creatively.

Working with a Financial Advisor

The world of 50 years ago was a lot different than it is today. An individual often worked at the same job all his or her adult life, lived in the same house, and stayed married to the same spouse. In those days, too, one spouse could support a family, paying for college ordinarily didn't require taking out a second mortgage, and people could look forward to retiring on Social Security and possibly a company pension.

Is Inflation Taking a Toll on Your Wallet?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices are up by 8.2%ˡ. In dollars, that means, most consumers are now paying an additional $445 more per month for goods and services, like groceries, rent, and healthcare².

Dalin Dental Associates: A St. Louis-Based Family Business That Makes Everyone Smile

Crafted with the same core values as the First Bank family, Dalin Dental Associates is a multi-generational family business that is devoted to serving its clients, is fully invested in the longevity of its organization, and possesses a passionate commitment to the St. Louis community.

Building Credit for Young Adults

Do you want to start building your credit but aren’t sure where to start? That’s okay. In fact, it’s very normal to be in this position. We’re going to go over some common questions people, especially young adults, often have about getting started on their credit journey.

Why Women Need Life Insurance

Today, women have more financial responsibilities than ever before. How will your family or loved ones manage financially if you die? Whether you are single, married, employed, or a stay-at-home mom, you probably need life insurance. At the very least, life insurance can help pay for the costs of funeral and burial services, estate administration, outstanding debts, estate taxes, and the uninsured expenses of a final illness.