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Teacher Grants Deadline Extended: November 30th

Published: 11/09/2020

Information for 2020-21 Teacher Grants

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Twitter's Latest Hack: What We Learned And What It Didn't

Published: 11/09/2020

Information on the latest twitter hack

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Tips For Holiday Spending

Published: 11/06/2020

Financial Tips for the Holidays

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12 Years of Golfing For Charity

Published: 11/06/2020

Recap of our 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

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Join Us: Blood Drive November 4

Published: 10/01/2020

Family Trust is teaming up with the American Red Cross and will be hosting our second annual blood drive on Wednesday, November 4th!

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2020-2021 Teacher Grants: Now Open

Published: 10/01/2020

Teachers, it's that time of year again. Apply for your 2020-2021 Teacher Grants here!

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Passwords in Peril as Credential Stuffing Attacks Evolve

Published: 10/01/2020

By now we know that technology doesn?t wait for the rest of the world to catch up. Hackers are counting on that lag time as they continue to move forward with their exploits.

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Building An Emergency Fund

Published: 10/01/2020

As much as we prepare for life?s events, the unexpected can happen. Your pet might need a costly treatment. Your car could break down and require expensive repairs. You could damage your smartphone and have to replace it. Any one of these unplanned expenses could impact your budget by hundreds or thousands of dollars.

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Catch This New PayPal Phishing Scam Before It Catches You!

Published: 08/07/2020

PayPal, one of the world's most popular platforms for sending, spending, and receiving money has yet another scam on its hands

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Fall 2020 Community Partnership Deadline: September 15

Published: 07/30/2020

Family Trust continuously shows their appreciation and support for local non-profits every year through the Community Partnership Program.

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Back To School Savings

Published: 07/29/2020

School may look different this year, but the fact remains, your children still need school supplies

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Have You Been Considering a Family Trust Credit Card?

Published: 07/28/2020

Have you been considering opening a Family Trust credit card? Did you know these cards can provide security, convenience, and even rewards based on your spending?

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Slow Browser?

Published: 07/15/2020

Before calling your internet provider to complain about a slow browser think about this: It's no secret malware loves to hide in all kinds of things like adware, spyware, scareware, and fake browser updates

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Auto Buying Tips

Published: 07/06/2020

Is purchasing a car on your list of things to do? A car can be a big investment. Whether it's your first time purchasing, or you just want to upgrade, it is important to thoroughly understand the buying process.

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Avoid Security Challenges While Working Remote

Published: 07/02/2020

Working remotely from home has hit new heights during the coronavirus pandemic

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Understanding Your Credit

Published: 06/25/2020

Understanding what credit is and how your credit score can be improved is a crucial step toward reaching your financial goals.

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2020 Virtual Annual Meeting Recap

Published: 06/09/2020

As times are continuously changing, we all must adjust. For us here at Family Trust, this means discovering new ways to do old things

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Handling the Unexpected

Published: 06/05/2020

While we can't predict what will happen in our future, we can plan ahead for the unexpected

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Our Reopening Plans

Published: 06/01/2020

On Monday June 8, we safely welcomed you back as we opened the majority of our branches.

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Your Funds Are Protected

Published: 05/19/2020

Family Trust is aware of how important it is to be financially secure during this time. We are here to assure you that your funds and accounts are completely safe while in the hands of Family Trust

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How Can HELOCS Help?

Published: 05/01/2020

It?s getting closer to summer, home improvement projects are being created, and education expenses are loading as seniors prepare to enter college. If you?re wondering how you?re going to fund all of these things, a HELOC would be the perfect product

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Financial Assistance During COVID-19

Published: 05/01/2020

As a result of the spread of COVID-19, we as a community are facing more concerns than health. Ensuring our members are financially equipped during this time is one of our top priorities.

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Free Financial Counseling For Members

Published: 05/01/2020

Budgeting and tracking expenses is always a good idea. More importantly, it is a road-map that helps guide you to the financial goals that you have for yourself or your family. During Covid-19, it is no different.

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Coronavirus-Themed Hacking - Relentless Cyberattacks Strike A Historic Pace

Published: 04/29/2020

Security experts believe the world is experiencing a cyber-history event, but it's for all the wrong reasons. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is giving cybercriminals a reason to get into hyper-mode.

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Simple Ways To Save

Published: 04/03/2020

We all know we should save more money than we do. Whether we need to pay down debt, build an emergency fund or save for retirement, we need to cut spending and increase our savings

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Online Shopping Is Faster With Visa Checkout

Published: 02/21/2020

Online shopping just became that much easier. When you're shopping on your mobile device are you aware of Visa Checkout?

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Drive Thru Meal May Cost You More Than Dinner Should

Published: 02/14/2020

Mega amounts of data and financial theft in huge corporations is nothing new, but we rarely think that everyday happenings in life are also at risk.

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Election of Board Officials

Published: 02/05/2020

The Nominating Committee has submitted the following names to be considered in the election of Board Officials to be announced at the 2019 Annual Meeting

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Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely

Published: 01/15/2020

For many of us, filing taxes seems like a pain, but that pain is partially offset by knowing that a few weeks later we'll get a nice refund from Uncle Sam

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Things Family Trust Will Never Ask For

Published: 04/02/2020

With the talk of a stimulus check coming, it's the talk of the town in cyber-security networks that scammers will start targeting people soon regarding this

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Having A Plan in Place

Published: 04/02/2020

During these times of uncertainty, now more than ever it's important to look at your finances. Use this time to do a realistic review of your finances and work towards setting up a plan.

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Local Resources For Those Affected by COVID-19

Published: 03/24/2020

The health and safety of our members is very important to us. We understand that many are facing uncertainty

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Vacation Budgeting

Published: 02/28/2020

Spring is right around the corner! And with spring comes thoughts of warmer weather, flowers blooming, spring cleaning, longer daylight hours, and vacations.

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Amazon 2020 Resolution Text Message Scam

Published: 01/10/2020

The new year rings in and like clockwork, a scam is taking advantage of the occasion

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Nominating Committee Named for Board Election

Published: 01/08/2020

A nominating committee for the 2020 election of officials has been named by Brown Simpson, Board Chairman.

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Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Published: 01/08/2020

Is buying a home on your list of goals for 2020? A home may be the largest purchase you?ll ever make. It is important to thoroughly understand how owning a home could impact your finances.

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Financial Tips For the New Year

Published: 01/03/2020

The holidays are over. Now what? This is the time each year when we talk about New Year?s resolutions

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Earn Cash for Good Grades

Published: 01/02/2020

January 8-29, 2020 Club members ages 8 to 12 receive $2 for every A or A-equivalent on their current report card when they bring it in to any branch

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Avoiding Car Scams

Published: 01/02/2020

Buying a car is a major expense for most but buying a car online can cost much more than just the selling price. Just like many online purchases, a car for sale is subject to scams in our "buyer beware" climate.

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