Three Reasons to Utilize First Independent Bank's First Reserve Line of Credit

Some months make it harder to reach your financial goals than others. With bills, unexpected expenses, medical bills, etc., you might look at your bank account and realize that you're going to need more money to make it to your next paycheck. Our team at First Independent Bank understands. That's why our checking accounts come with our First Reserve Line of Credit option. Here's why we think you should consider using this convenient feature.

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How To Know It's Time to Upgrade Your Farm Equipment

Farming equipment is essential to getting your daily tasks done on the farm. Old or deteriorating equipment could slow or stop your operations, costing you valuable time and money in the long run. Here's how you know it's time to improve your farming equipment and the ways First Independent Bank can help.

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Top 3 Agriculture Equipment Buying Trends for 2023

Farming equipment is an essential part of your agricultural operations. When it comes time to buy new equipment, you might wonder what options are best for you and what trends are rising. Here are three trends to know about in the farming equipment industry.

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First Independent Bank's Response to Recent Headlines

As a community bank, First Independent Bank remains well-capitalized and well-positioned to continue to serve our customers and community. We will be celebrating 120 years of serving our communities. First Independent Bank was established in 1903, and we expect to serve this community for generations to come.

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Four Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Your Credit Card

Credit Cards have become the easiest way to build, improve, and maintain your credit score. Some cards offer many benefits and can be a lifeline in an emergency. Whether you are opening a new credit card account for personal or business expenses, First Independent Bank is here to help you learn how to get the most out of your credit card.

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The Best Advice if You’re Looking to Buy a Car in 2022

The supply chain is still reeling from the pandemic shutdowns over the last two years. While we are starting to see some sectors go back to normal, the car market is still struggling to regain a sense of normalcy. The main issue with the car market is the lack of inventory caused by the halting of production at the beginning of the pandemic and the shortage of computer chips needed to run sensors, electronic dashboards, and infotainment systems. These chips are also used in just about every electronic device you can think of, from cell phones to video game consoles to computers adding to the issue.

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UTV or ATV: What is the Best Off-Road Terrain Vehicle for Me?

A UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) or an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) can be a great addition to your home, farm, or cabin. Whether you’re using it for recreation, quick local travel, or as part of your farm or business, there’s a lot to consider when purchasing your new vehicle. We’re here to help you understand the difference and which vehicle will best fit your needs.

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Four Reasons Working With a Local Bank Benefits Your Business

Banking is an essential part of your day-to-day business operations. From daily deposits or withdrawals to business loans, your experience with a bank could positively or negatively affect your company’s success. When you work with a local bank instead of a national corporation, you get premium, personalized service that allows you more time to run your business the way you want. Here are some reasons why you should consider working with a local bank.

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5 Ways an SBA 504 Loan Could Benefit Your Small Business

When it comes to getting a loan for your small business, there are many options. You might have heard about the SBA 504 Loan program explicitly created to support the small business industry. These loans can be used for fixed assets that grow your business and create jobs. This program offers enticing benefits for your financial needs, and we’re here to help you discover if this loan might be right for you. Here are five reasons you should look into an SBA 504 loan.

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What HSA Accounts Are and Why You Might Want One

A health savings account (HSA) is similar to a personal savings account, but it can only be used for healthcare expenses. You must be enrolled in a high-deductible health plan to be eligible for an HSA. They have become an increasingly popular option for people seeking to manage their healthcare costs, and they also work as a tax-advantaged savings tool.

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