My Time at First Southern National Bank: Kathy Bowling

2020-08-25T14:42:04+00:00August 20th, 2020|

After 38-years of service, Kathy Bowling, will be retiring as Branch Manager at the end of August from our Richmond Branch. When did you start your career at FSNB? June 1982 What makes First Southern Special to you? There are so many things that make First Southern special to me, but I think

My Time at First Southern National Bank: Betty Mitchell

2020-08-25T14:42:04+00:00August 20th, 2020|

After 48-years of service, Betty Mitchell will be retiring at the end of August from our Princeton Main Branch as Branch Operations Manager. When did you start your career at FSNB? I started in October 1972. What makes First Southern Special to you? The wonderful customers that I have met throughout the years and my

First Southern’s Thompson Named Head Coach at Logan County High School

2020-08-25T15:01:09+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Congratulations to Nathan Thompson, Property Evaluator, for being named Head Boys' Basketball Coach at Logan County High School! While working at First Southern throughout his adult life, Nathan has coached basketball at the semiprofessional level for the Bowling Green Hornets, as well as at the high school level for both local schools. He

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Coach: Trim Your Budget

2020-08-24T18:33:41+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Coach: Trim Your Budget HOW IT WORKS Reducing your monthly expenses is a surefire way to keep more money in your pocket, but getting started is easier said than done. This Coach walks you through your current spending one category at a time and gives you ideas for cutting costs. As you create new spending goals,

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Coach: What Mortgage Can I Afford?

2020-08-07T19:23:09+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Coach: What Mortgage Can I Afford? HOW IT WORKS Carefully selecting a mortgage that you know you can afford will help ensure that you can successfully pay for your new home. This Coach session will guide you through setting a goal monthly mortgage payment and finding how much house you can afford. It will also explain

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Coach: Navigating Debt Collections

2020-08-07T19:07:48+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Coach: Navigating Debt Collections HOW IT WORKS Being contacted by a debt collector is scary but not an uncommon situation. The good news is that you have options and there are things you can do to improve your situation. This Coach session will walk you through the most important information that you need to know and

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2020-08-07T19:04:25+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Interest plays a role in almost all aspects of personal finance, including savings, investing, credit, and loans. Simply put, interest is the money earned or paid when someone makes or receives a loan. You can be paid interest for keeping money in a bank account, purchasing a bond, or making other investments. You

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Find a Place to Rent

2020-08-07T14:39:09+00:00August 7th, 2020|

For many, picking the right house or apartment in a tight rental market is daunting, but by preparing in advance, you're more likely to find the perfect place to call home. While renting requires less immediate cash and fewer obligations than owning a home, that doesn't mean that it's cheap or easy, or

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2020-08-10T18:03:54+00:00August 6th, 2020|

Setting up a trust is a way to ensure that your assets are handled the way you want them to be after you pass away. Trusts A trust, similar to a will, is a way to designate what happens to a person’s belongings after they pass away. How a Trust Works When

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Moving Costs

2020-08-06T21:10:18+00:00August 6th, 2020|

Moving is a big undertaking, but planning a budget can help make it go as smoothly as possible. To start your budget, it’s important to decide how you will execute the move. Will you hire a moving company, ask for assistance from friends and family, or a combination of the two? For small,

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Avoiding Inappropriate Investments

2020-08-06T20:53:12+00:00August 6th, 2020|

There's outright fraud and there are inappropriate investments. Follow these tips to stay away from both. It's essential to avoid doing business with dishonest salespeople selling fraudulent investments and those who pressure you for immediate decisions by insisting that an opportunity will evaporate. It's equally important, but it may be harder to decide whether

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To-Dos for Leaving a Job

2020-08-06T20:43:35+00:00August 6th, 2020|

Whatever your reasons for leaving a job, there are things you need to consider as you transition out of your current position. Health insurance, retirement savings, perks, and other benefits all change when you leave a job, and that’s on top of a change in income. Taking the time to plan ahead and manage

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