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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 Etheredge

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: including[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight – United Way

Posted by Hazel Morrison

As a nonprofit organization located in nearly 1,800 communities throughout the world, the United Way’s focus has remained the same for more than 125 years: “creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life, education, financial stability and health.” For 70 of those years, the United Way of Midland[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: High Plains Food Bank

Posted by Hazel Morrison

In an age of convenience and abundance, it’s often hard to imagine going without food. However, in reality, there are 4,320,050 Texans that find themselves “food insecure,” according to FeedingAmerica.org. In the Texas Panhandle, one in seven struggle with food insecurity – including one in four children. This is why the High Plains Food Bank[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: The Early Learning Centers of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Morrison

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 Morrison

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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