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Hometown Highlight: The Early Learning Centers of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

As a result of World War II, the Early Learning Centers of Lubbock (ELC) opened its doors to the Lubbock community in 1943. Originally located in east Lubbock and called “Carver Heights” the nonprofit organization set out to help serve low-income families whose mothers were working in the war efforts. Now 75 years later, times[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Marble Falls Girl Scouts

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

Although you may know them for their Thin Mints and Caramel deLites, the Marble Falls Girl Scouts have much more to offer their community than just satisfying a sweet tooth. In partnership with the nationwide Girl Scouts nonprofit organization, the Marble Falls Girl Scouts Troop is on a mission to “build girls of courage, confidence[…]  Read more

 
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7 Ways to Avoid a Holiday Spending Hangover

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

As the holiday shopping season hits the home stretch, the American Bankers Association has identified seven habits that shoppers should embrace to minimize their holiday spending debt. “It’s incredibly easy to go overboard buying gifts for loved ones during the holidays, but spending within your means will help keep your holidays merry and your finances[…]  Read more

 
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Holiday Giving: How to Become a Savvy Charitable Giver

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

For many people, it is important to take time during the holiday season to give to those who are in need. Giving to your favorite cause can be fulfilling, but it’s important to ensure that your gift reaches the intended source. Follow these tips to become a savvy charitable giver this holiday season: Give To an[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Amarillo Junior Achievement

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

As a community bank, giving back to the community is one of FirstCapital Bank’s top priorities. We believe that by investing in today’s communities, we can help builder stronger and brighter futures for generations to come. One way we do this is through partnering with other local businesses and organizations, such as the Junior Achievement[…]  Read more

 
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5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Account Fraud

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses with increasingly sophisticated attacks. Criminals use spoofed emails, malicious software spread through infected attachments and online social networks to obtain login credentials to businesses’ accounts, transfer funds from the accounts and steal private information, a fraud referred to as “corporate account takeover.” Combating account takeover is a shared responsibility between[…]  Read more

 
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8 Tips to Protect Your Identity

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

According to a recent study, more than 15 million U.S. consumers were victims of identity theft in 2016, up from nearly 2.4 million victims in 2015. As identity theft continues to be a major threat, FirstCapital Bank of Texas is offering tips to help consumers proactively protect their information from identity thieves. In honor of[…]  Read more

 
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12 Tips to Protect Your Mobile Device from Hackers

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

According to the Federal Reserve, more than two-thirds of the U.S. population owns a smartphone or internet-enabled device. As popularity among these devices continues to grow, FirstCapital Bank of Texas is highlighting 12 important steps that users can take to protect their devices from cyber threats. Customers use their smartphones for everything – whether it’s to[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Fiesta Jam

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

Are you looking for a weekend get-a-way this fall? Look no further than Marble Falls and its annual Fiesta Jam on the lake! As a nonprofit organization, Fiesta Jam is a three-day music and wine festival that helps raise funds for the Marble Falls Independent School District (MISD) and Harmony School of Creative Arts music[…]  Read more

 
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The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

*This blog piece has been copied directly from the Federal Trade Commission’s website. The original link can be found here. If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major[…]  Read more

 
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