Category: Banking 101

Holiday Shopping On A Budget

Posted by First National BankPosted on Banking 101

It’s no surprise that the holidays come every year, on the same date even!  So with a little planning, you and your wallet can be ready! Ways to plan ahead and save up for holiday expenses can include setting up an automatic savings plan.  Every time you get paid, have a small amount put directly into a savings account. Or … Read More

Safeguard Yourself From Identity Theft

Posted by First National BankPosted on Banking 101

Identity theft is a common headline these days, and the thieves seem to be getting more and more aggressive. But there are ways you can protect yourself, and your bank account. Simple, but effective – don’t share your personal information, birth date, Social Security number, or even your maiden name, just because someone asks. Use security features on your phone, … Read More

Budgeting 101

Posted by First National BankPosted on Banking 101

It’s always a wise decision to think about creating a budget. The positive benefits of doing so are endless. Some people may be afraid to start because they feel it’s too complex but that’s not true at all. It’s always possible to start simple when creating a budget; just follow these steps: Define why you want or need a budget … Read More