Boost your financial resolutions with these wealth management strategies
A new year is always the perfect time to reflect on our financial habits and set resolutions that will pave the way for a more secure and prosperous future.
Since 2005, we’ve awarded $89,000 to local high school seniors through our scholarship program. We’re excited to announce that we are once again offering five $1,000 scholarships in 2024, and the application process is now open! 2024 scholarship applications The process is easy — no essay required.
Looking back at some of our previous ag newsletters, it seemed that a common theme for this time of year has always been and will continue to be “risk management.” After all, we did change our agency name from First Crop Solutions to First Ag Risk Management this past fall!
“The question is always, ‘Why?’ Why sell a successful business? Well, there’s always the rest of the story.” A little more than a year ago, Mike and Cheryl Wells sold their family’s business, Wells Enterprises — the renowned, Iowa-based maker of Blue Bunny ice cream.
Cultivate Your Future The First National Ag Team is honored and excited to present our 15th annual Cultivate Your Future event on February 15, 2024! We have an amazing lineup of speakers for this year, including Dr. Joe Santos, director of the SDSU Ness School of Management and Economics.
With inflation hitting us all hard these days, it kind of feels like New Year’s resolutions just aren’t cutting it anymore — and lately, a lot of people have been sharing their “ins” and “outs” for 2024 (things you should be doing, and things you should stop doing) instead.
The following article is shared with permission from the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. It can also be read on their website or in the January/February 2024 edition of “Chamber News” magazine. Agribusiness Division of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce has named Phil DeGroot as the 2024 Agribusiness Citizen of the Year.
With your help, we donate thousands of dollars to local schools through our Community Card program each year. In fact, we gave a total of $33,811.67 back through the program in 2023, which even included a milestone distribution to one school district on our roster!
Opening a joint account, buying a house together, and doing estate planning all before getting married? My friends Jaime and Curtis Taets, a couple from the Twin Cities area, took a unique approach to merging their finances — but that’s what you have to do when entering a second marriage.