Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding With wedding season just around the corner, we can smell the love in the air and also hear the cries of grooms and brides as they evaluate their current wedding budget. Who wouldn’t shed a few tears when the average wedding is $31,200 — more than half the median… Read More


At FirstBank, we keep our finger on the financial world, so we can deliver the latest and greatest money-saving ideas. This week we’re offering some useful tips for saving money at the pump and qualifying for a home loan. Here’s what you need to know now: Save at the pump: Now that the price of oil… Read More


In this week’s installment of “Money Saving Tips,” we’re sharing smart ways to save more at home and abroad. Here’s what you should know now: Money-Saving Tips for Moms. Creating a sound, reasonable household budget is only the first step to saving your family more money. Reporter Maria Lalonde of U.S. News & World Report… Read More


This week we’re sharing tips on how to teach your kids financial literacy, when to sell your home and ways to be more frugal: Teaching Your Kids Good Sense: According to CNBC Reporter Kellie B. Grant, you should not underestimate the importance of teaching financial literacy. In her latest article she offers a few interactive… Read More


This week we’re sharing tips on how to lease a vehicle for less and avoid moving companies that can cost you more in the long run. Here’s what you need to know now: Leasing a vehicle: Compared to buying a car, leasing can sometimes be a great way to get a brand new vehicle at… Read More


This week we’re offering tips on how to save at the grocery store, take advantage of low gas prices, and invest your tax refund. Here’s what you need to know: Saving at the grocery store: Even if you’re a coupon clipper, a trip to the supermarket can take a bite out of your budget. WiseBread… Read More


This week we’re offering tips on how to protect your Social Security number, choose the appropriate tax preparer, and plan for a growing family. Here’s what you should know this week: It’s no secret that raising children can be incredibly expensive. In fact, the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture report found it costs approximately $245,340 to… Read More


This week we’re sharing tips on rebalancing retirement investments, what to do with an old health savings account, and how to determine if you’re ready to become a homeowner. Here’s what you need to know now: With the stock market off to a rocky start in 2016, you’re likely one of the millions of Americans… Read More


This week we’re sharing tips on buying your first car, how to throw an affordable Championship game party and a few changes you should be aware of when filing your taxes. Here’s what you need to know now: It’s easy to make mistakes when buying a car, especially if it’s your first time. Dr. Penny… Read More


This week we’re sharing tips on what to do with your 401(k) when you switch jobs, how to properly claim charity contributions on your tax return, and how to keep your budget in check. Here’s what you need to know now. If you’re in the process of switching jobs, take comfort in knowing the money… Read More