According to the Internal Revenue Service, more than 70 percent of the nation’s taxpayers received a tax refund averaging nearly $3,000 in 2019 and will receive get a similar amount this year. See more.
The new year is a great time to examine your budget and make adjustments that will help you gain control of your finances. Doing so will allow you to save for the future and be better prepared for unexpected expenses. Five financial New Year's resolutions for 2020.
Financial caregivers play an important role in ensuring that all finances — from routine to complex — are managed wisely, helping their loved ones maintain the best quality of life possible. Tips for Financial Caregivers.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Money
How soon is too soon to talk to your kids or grandkids about money? If they are old enough to ask for a toy or a bike, they are old enough to start learning financial lessons that will last a lifetime.
The best financial lessons are part of everyday experience. Look for opportunities to talk about money, read books aloud and play games that center around spending money wisely. Be open and honest when you discuss your financial experiences—good or bad. Here are some examples of teachable moments to help you get started.
8 Financial Tips for College Freshmen
For many young adults, college is the first time they are in control of the majority of their finances. As freshmen across the country embark on their first semester, Farmers Bank has highlighted eight tips to help ease their transition to financial independence. Get the tips.
During any economic times, it is more important than ever for families to develop a budget and stick to it. Rainy-day funds, savings for college, or just making your rent payment can all be made easier with a budget. Farmers Bank supports its customer’s efforts to budget and save by offering expert guidance. Try these simple steps.
Farmers Bank Encourages Parents to Teach Kids About Finance
The summer months mean many kids in America are working for some extra cash in their pocket. Whether he or she is doing odd jobs around the house or working at the local pool, it’s the perfect time to teach your child financial lessons that will last a lifetime. Read more.
6 Money Mistakes Newlyweds Should Avoid
Summer wedding season is in full swing and newlyweds will soon be managing their finances as a pair. Farmers Bank is encouraging couples to waste no time addressing how they will handle money issues as spouses and financial partners. Learn more.
7 Financial Tips for Military Families
Military families do an incredible service for this country. The nature of their jobs is inherently stressful – but financial stress shouldn’t be part of it. Farmers Bank offers the following tips to help service members pave the way toward a strong financial future.