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Hometown Highlight – Museum of the Southwest

Posted by Hazel Morrison

American philosopher Maxine Green once said, “The arts, it has been said, cannot change the world, but they may change human beings who might change the world.” This statement could not ring any truer for the Museum of the Southwest, located in Midland, Texas. Since opening its doors in 1966, the Museum of the Southwest[…]  Read more

 
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4 Dos — and 4 Don’ts — of First-Time Home Buying

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

There are few moments more important—and more exciting—than when you’re ready to buy your first home. Whether you’ve continued to live in your family home while saving money or have put in your time living in an apartment, it’s finally time to have a place all your own. The process of buying a house can[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Fredericksburg Music Academy

Posted by Hazel Morrison

The hills are alive with the sound of music – in the Texas Hill Country! Since 2007, the Fredericksburg Music Academy (FMA) has enriched the lives of children in the local community through music. Offering free music education to students from kindergarten through fifth grade, the FMA is a program that helps children develop lifelong[…]  Read more

 
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3 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

“What’s your credit score?” It’s a question you’re bound to hear whenever you’re about to make a major purchase or financial commitment—and the answer can change your life. Whether it’s for a new car, a credit card, school loans, an apartment or mortgage, or, yes, even your dream job, your creditworthiness is a huge factor[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Julie’s Cocina

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Located in Cottonwood Shores, Texas, sits a local restaurant favorite – Julie’s Cocina. Known for its Mexican cuisine, Julie’s Cocina has been feeding hungry guests since 2009, when it opened its doors for the very first time. Family-owned and managed by Johnson City-native Julie Briceno, it was a dream of hers to open a restaurant[…]  Read more

 
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The Benefits of a 24-Month Bump CD

Posted by Barrett Power

Have you ever made a purchase and then shortly after, you see the same item for a lower price?  Maybe you have waited to buy something because you thought the price would go down, and then you turn around and the price actually went up. You’re left wondering why you didn’t just make the purchase[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Amarillo Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Hazel Morrison

On a mission to “bring people together to build homes, communities and hope,” the Amarillo Habitat for Humanity has been making a difference in the Amarillo community since 1981. Amarillo Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gap in affordable housing. With the help of volunteers and the support of local[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: White Building Materials

Posted by Hazel Morrison

When Jerry White picked up a yard job at the local Lubbock lumberyard in 1967, he didn’t know it would change his life forever. Now, 51 years later, he owns his own building materials company, White Building Materials in Lubbock, and is celebrating 47 years of marriage to his former boss’ daughter. Originally from Levelland,[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop

Posted by Hazel Morrison

In a world of hustle and bustle, sometimes you wish you could transport back in time. Back to a simpler time, when the days went by slower and life was sweeter. Maybe you dream of going back and sitting on your grandma’s front porch with a slice of apple pie. That’s exactly what Dwayne and[…]  Read more

 
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Small Business Loan 101

Posted by Bethany

 Over the course of my banking career, I have worked with numerous small businesses and if you own a small business or are thinking about starting one, there are a few things you should know when you start preparing to request a small business loan. First, your banker will need information about your business:[…]  Read more

 
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