Financial Education Center

Coronavirus and the Holidays: How To Support Local Small Businesses

Many small businesses continue to suffer financially from the ongoing pandemic. As we approach the holiday season, here are some ways to help support local businesses during the holidays.

Things to Do During the Quarantine That You’ve Put Off

During the slowdown of the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans found additional time on their hands. Read some items to put on your to-do list during quarantine.

Challenges to Growth

Ken Ziebart, Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship and Group Manager at First Bank, discusses the challenges that business owners often face with new found growth.

Growing Your Small Business

As a leading small business lender in California, Illinois, and Missouri, First Bank can offer helpful advice on creating a business case and ironing out the details of the growth strategy for your business.

Business Financing Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

First Bank offers some helpful resources, as well as funding options for female entrepreneurs in Missouri to help them finance their companies.

A How-To Guide: Supporting Local Businesses During Coronavirus, or COVID-19

As small businesses have suffered financially as a result of COVID-19, we're providing some ideas to help support them.