Are you starting to prepare for your Thanksgiving? While the cost of Thanksgiving tends to be much lower than holiday shopping in December, it can still get to be a pricy holiday when all is said and done. Our team at First Volunteer Bank want to offer you tips on how you can save money when hosting Thanksgiving and still enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. Let’s take a look at some ways you can start saving on your Thanksgiving meal: Read on →

Can you believe we are already talking about the holiday season? Believe it or not, it’s nearly here! Many people hit the road to travel during the holidays, so our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to ensure you have everything you need before you head out. Let’s explore ways to make the holiday road trip a success! Make Sure the Car’s in Working Order You want to make sure you take the car in for a maintenance check before making a long road trip. Read on →

There are plenty of things to be scared about this Halloween, especially when it comes to ghosts, goblins and witches! However, one thing you shouldn’t be scared about is your finances. Yet many people are terrified about the kind of story their finances are telling them on a daily basis. Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to share with you some scary financial stories so that you can steer clear! Read on →

A recent study suggests that four out of five American workers are living paycheck to paycheck. That’s a sobering statistic, but know that it is possible to live more comfortably, no matter what your income. Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to give you some financial tips on how you can start taking more control over your money—instead of your money controlling you. Take Control of Your Money The benefits of managing money more effectively are priceless, and even just small changes can make a big impact on your financial life. Read on →

It may be hard to imagine that cold days are ahead, but they’ll be here before we know it! That’s why our team First Volunteer Bank want you to go ahead and start learning ways to keep yourself warm during the cooler temperatures while keeping your energy bill low. Let’s take a look at some ways you can stay warm during the cooler months without having to turn the heat on full blast in your home: Read on →

For many of us, fall cannot get here soon enough! However, just because fall doesn’t officially begin until Sept. 23, that doesn’t mean you cannot go ahead and get started on your to-do list, starting with a few home improvement projects. Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to share some ideas on how you can improve your home this fall. Anyone Up for a Painting Party? Are you wanting your home to stand out? Read on →

The holidays, much like the back-to-school season, seem so far away until—BOOM! There it is, staring us in the face. Our team First Volunteer Bank want to help you be better prepared for the holiday season by starting to think about your holiday budget now rather than later! Although we are just now starting to get back into the school routine, the holiday season will be here before we know it. Read on →

Is your child headed to college this fall? Oh, the start of a new chapter is always a fun, exciting one. However, it can also be nerve-wracking, especially since your teen will be out on his or her own for the first time. It will be your child getting his or herself up for class. It will be your child in charge of making sure everything is completed on time. Read on →

We don’t always have the cash we need when we need it, which can really put a damper on our plans. Fortunately, our team at First Volunteer Bank is here to let you in on a little secret that can help you in getting the financial means to go after what you want—a personal loan. The Possibilities Are Endless Personal loans are a great option when you need money for a certain item. Read on →

We are already in July, and before we know it, we will be focusing on back-to-school lists and then quickly transitioning into the fall and the holiday season. Before those days speed by so fast you can’t believe it, take some time for yourself. After all, in order to perform at our best, we each need time to rest and rejuvenate. We can’t be productive without taking care of ourselves. Read on →