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At First State Bank, we like to educate our customers and keep them up to date in the world of banking and finance. Here you will find savings tips, lending information, banking facts and everything in between.

4 ESSENTIAL THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IRAS

4 ESSENTIAL THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IRAS

Published: March 21, 2019

Individual Retirement Arrangements - better known as individual retirement accounts - can be a great way to save money for your retirement. They have specific tax benefits as well, depending on which IRA you choose. The most common types are Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs.

MAKING SENSE OF A FAKE CHECK SCAM

MAKING SENSE OF A FAKE CHECK SCAM

Published: October 25, 2018

Fake checks continue to be one of the most common ways to scam people. Before you deposit a check you weren't expecting to receive or transfer funds to an unfamiliar recipient, here's what you should know:

TOP 5 REASONS TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT FOR YOUR STUDENT

TOP 5 REASONS TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT FOR YOUR STUDENT

Published: September 5, 2018

You're never too young to get serious about saving and managing money. As a teen or young adult, it's tempting to spend your allowance on the latest gadgets or most in style clothes, because you don't have as much to pay for.

HOW TO FINANCE A LOT OR LAND LOAN : PART 2

HOW TO FINANCE A LOT OR LAND LOAN : PART 2

Published: March 28, 2018

Once you have found your perfect property, financing your future home site is quite different than financing an existing home. Typically, you will work with a local community bank who is knowledgeable in lot and land financing and who can serve as a trusted advisor to you during this process.

THE FIRST STEP TO BUILDING YOUR NEW HOME

THE FIRST STEP TO BUILDING YOUR NEW HOME

Published: February 26, 2018

The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area experienced a 10.1% population growth rate from 2010 to 2015. Significant population growth has continued to occur since 2015 and is projected for at least the next decade.

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