Candidates for four seats up for election to the Board of Directions have been submitted by the Nominating Committee. Candidates elected will be announced at the Annual Meeting on March 22 at the Baxter Hood Center.
The New Year brings new resolutions – and for most of us, there are a few goals we would like to accomplish when it comes to our finances. According to a GoBankingRates survey, “Save more, spend less” and “Pay down debt” were among the top resolutions.
The last time the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, Barack Obama was a U.S. senator, but just today the Fed announced an increase in interest rates. It will mean a raise in the price of any new loan you take in the future as well as an increase in how much you pay every month on the adjustable-rate loans you already have.
Family Trust is excited to bring back our “Know Your Dough” money management workshop series with new workshops this year. Workshops are free and open to the public.
The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration. But too many of us find them to be a time of great financial stress too. How can you give gifts to so many loved ones while balancing the need to spend but not put yourself into a financial bind?
When businesses were encouraged to get involved in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1, employees at Family Trust rose to the challenge.
In the fall of last year I wrote a blog about the interest paid on certificates and discussed why and when the rates might increase. It’s been a long time since then, and the Federal Reserve seems finally ready to make a change.
Danger doesn’t take time off, and neither should you. The holiday season, from Thankgiving to Christmas, is the biggest shopping season of the year and it can be easy to let your guard down. Here are a few safety tips for keeping yourself safe from scams.
A Nominating Committee for the 2016 election of officials has been named by Brown Simpson, board chairman. Committee members are Carol Weichman, Lauren Jones, Warren Barkley. Members in good standing who have an interest in seeking election can discuss the qualifications with any of the committee members.
Family Trust recently was awarded for two of its community-focused programs – “Know Your Dough” money management workshop series and its Buy Local Bank Local program that encouraged local spending during the holiday season.