Was one of your goals for 2019 to get better about managing your personal finances? If so, one of the best ways to start is by making sure you are aware of important dates throughout the year that have an impact on your finances. So, get out your calendars, because the team at First Volunteer Bank wants to help you fill-in-the-blanks on important financial dates so you can keep your personal finances on the right track for the year! Read on →

Now that 2018 is behind you, it’s time to look ahead and see how you can make the most of your personal finances in 2019. Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to help you get started on the path to financial freedom this year. Let’s take a look at a few ways you can set your finances up for success in the new year: Get Your Budget Together Do you have a household budget? Read on →

As we approach the end of 2018, it is time to evaluate where you stand with the financial goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year. Is your savings account where you hoped it would be, or do you have some more work to do? Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to help you reach your savings goal by offering these words of advice for making every moment count from now until the end of the year. Read on →

While we still have a month left in 2018, now’s the time to start planning for next year! Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to share some insight on ways you can improve your finances in 2019. Read on as we take a look. Boost Your Savings Account Maybe you have a savings account but don’t tuck away as much money as you should. Or you don’t even have a savings account. Read on →

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to shop…online! And if you are already a fan of shopping online, you are not alone. In fact, approximately 82% of shoppers purchase their holiday gifts online. That’s why our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to make sure you are shopping safely online this holiday season. Let’s look at some ways you can have fun and be safe while shopping online this holiday season. Read on →

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That is…until you let your holiday giving turn into holiday debt. It happens every year. People have the best of intentions and want to give to loved ones—only to see their holiday giving turn into debt for the new year. Therefore, start making a plan now in order to avoid holiday debt later this year: Set a Budget Take a look at your current budget. Read on →

This time of year can be scary, especially around Halloween. And while you might be visiting a haunted house around the 31st of this month, it doesn’t mean that all home tours have to be scary. Our team at First Volunteer Bank want to help you feel at ease when it come to overcoming your anxiety of buying a home. That’s why we’re sharing these tips! Overcoming Home-buying Fears Let’s look at some ways you can tackle your home-buying fears and take steps toward a new home this year: Read on →

Don’t let your finances spook you this October! Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants to help you get your finances on the right track just in time for the holiday season. Between fall break, Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays, there are definitely many activities ahead that can take a bite out of your budget. Fortunately, a little preparation this fall can go a long way for your personal finances. Read on →

There are a number of different talks we are in charge of as parents. The one we want to discuss today is the “money” talk. And it’s not just a one-time talk, either. You should have conversations with your kids about money throughout childhood, starting now! Our team at First Volunteer Bank has some tips to share on how to do just that. Teaching Money Lessons Have you had the discussion about personal finances yet? Read on →

Were you one of the many people who filed a tax extension this year? Our team at First Volunteer Bank wants you to know that although you still have some time until the October 15 deadline, you need to start working now to tackle your tax return as soon as possible! Take the Stress Out of Your Tax Extension Are you feeling the stress again of tax season? Don’t, especially when there are things you can do right now to help you avoid the stress you felt back in April. Read on →