First On The Farm

Quarterly Ag Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter At First National Bank, we pride ourselves on remaining deeply rooted in Agriculture for more than 130 years. Our comprehensive team truly understands the importance of “keeping it in the family” and planning for future generations, as every one of them has personal experience on the farm. “Across all lines of business, the […]


Fraud Mini-Series

“You’ve Won!” Scams

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We have all been told something similar to this and thought for a split second, “Could it be?”. Whether it’s on a card, over the phone, or in an email, what’s the best thing to do? “You’ve Won!” Click the button to read about how you can protect yourself from “You’ve Won!” scams and other […]


Ask A Trust Officer

Debt After Death

Dear Trust Officer: “What happens to my debts when I die?” —Still Paying The Mortgage Dear Still: According to a recent study by Experion, some 73% of consumers have debts when they die, including mortgage debt. 68% have credit card debt; 37% have mortgage debt; 25% have car loans; 12% have personal loans; and 6% […]


Loads of Love

LSS Independent Living Services

At First National Bank, we are always looking for new ways to get involved in our communities. When the opportunity came around to support another United Way agency, we knew it was something we wanted to be a part of. During the month of June, we’re partnering with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) and Life 96.5 […]


ChildSavings

Laying the Foundation

Teaching our Children to Make Mindful, Financial Decisions

Learning to manage money early on is one of the smartest things a parent can teach their child. Children as young as 3 years old are able to understand the basics behind saving and spending, according to Forbes. With that in mind, it’s easy to find financial lessons in everyday activities, such as counting change […]


To All the Nose-Wipers, Knee-Kissers, and Hug-Givers

Happy Mother's Day!

You’re the housekeeper and chauffeur, their confidant and teacher, the “mean mom” and the “cool mom”… most days all before noon. Being a mom can test your limits and make you rely heavily on your energy reserves, but it can also flood your heart with a level of love you didn’t know existed. Stephanie Gongopoulos, […]


Fraud Mini-Series

IRS Imposter Scams

Fraud Mini-Series

Have you ever received a call from someone claiming they’re from the IRS? IRS Imposters Click the button to read about how you can protect yourself from IRS Imposter scams and other helpful fraud prevention tips from the Federal Trade Commission. And, as always, if you have questions or concerns, contact your personal banker or […]


Ask a Trust Officer

College or Retirement

Dear Trust Officer: Should I withdraw or borrow from my 401(k) plan to help pay for my child’s college expenses? — Puzzled on Funding Dear Puzzled: As a general rule, impairing your retirement savings to meet current spending needs is not a good idea, even for higher education expenses. There are other sources of funds […]


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Identity Theft

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How would you know if someone stole your personal information? What would you do? Identity Theft Click the button to read about how you can protect yourself from identity theft and other helpful tips from the Federal Trade Commission. And, as always, if you have questions or concerns, contact your personal banker or our eBanking […]


National Volunteerism Week

April 23-29

Our FIRST Values aren’t just something we preach. We try to incorporate them in our work here at the Bank and in our lives outside of these walls, too. Our values of Family, Independence & Innovation, Relationships, Stewardship, and Teamwork are ones that often overlap. “First National Bank has been giving back to our communities […]