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FIRST STATE BANK’S FINANCIAL RESOURCES BLOG

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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.

HOW TO TEACH FINANCIAL LITERACY TO OLDER KIDS AND TEENS

HOW TO TEACH FINANCIAL LITERACY TO OLDER KIDS AND TEENS

Published: August 16, 2017

As your child gets older, it's important to teach them how to be responsible with their money. Before your child reaches adulthood, they need to know that money is a central part of life in today's society that must be budgeted wisely.

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM IDENTITY THEFT

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM IDENTITY THEFT

Published: July 18, 2017

Identity theft can happen to businesses just as often as it can happen to individuals. That's why it's important to know how to prevent business identity theft and how to help your business in the aftermath, should it fall victim to this fraudulent act. These five guidelines can help you keep your business safe from corporate identity theft.

HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT

HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT

Published: July 1, 2017

Retirement planning is much more rigorous and extensive for small business owners than it is for other workers. As a small business owner, you will not have a previously established retirement plan. Despite the importance of retirement planning, most small business owners are not prepared.

3 HIDDEN VACATION SPOTS THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

3 HIDDEN VACATION SPOTS THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

Published: June 15, 2017

The temperature is rising, schools are letting out for break and community pools are opening up. It's summer, and that means vacation.

HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN YOU REALLY AFFORD?

HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN YOU REALLY AFFORD?

Published: June 1, 2017

The decision to buy a new home is an exciting one. Calculating just how much you can afford in terms of a mortgage can be tricky, however, even for the most experienced homebuyers. These guidelines should make the process of buying a home a little less stressful.

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