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Hometown Highlight: Pecan Shed

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Beginning in 1981 in the small town of Byers, Texas, a typical day to the Montz family was farming and raising cattle on a leased pecan orchard. Little did the Montz family know that their farming lifestyle would soon turn into a successful entrepreneurial business. Tim and Molly Montz had an idea and never looked[…]  Read more

 
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Emergencies Happen: Are You Prepared?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Natural disasters. Disease outbreaks. Man-made emergencies. While there’s no way to expect the unexpected, you can take proactive steps to prepare for it. FirstCapital Bank of Texas cares about our neighbors and wants to help keep you as safe—and prepared—as possible. Get Your Financials in Order Emergencies, natural disasters, and other times of crisis can[…]  Read more

 
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Is Now the Right Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

When you first signed on the (many) dotted lines of your mortgage paperwork, you likely did so with the confidence that you got the very best rate at the time, based on the housing market and your financial situation. But now some time has passed and you’re wondering if you can save some money by[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: FC Amarillo Bombers

Posted by Hazel Morrison

It started as a summer job, but at the age of 16 years old, Stephanie Tucker started down a path that would lead her to where she is today. Working during the summers for what at the time was known as the Amarillo Dillas baseball team, she found her passion in sports and marketing. Now[…]  Read more

 
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Is Auto Loan Refinancing Right for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

When you first bought your car, you chose the loan offer that worked best for you at that time in your life. But now it’s a few years later and your circumstances have changed. Maybe your credit has improved or your other bills have increased and you’re looking for a way to save a little[…]  Read more

 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Morrison

For almost 50 years, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock (BBBS) organization has helped thousands of children to provide them with “strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one mentoring.” “The purpose is to support children in whatever their needs might be and allow them to see the potential in themselves, so they can go on[…]  Read more

 
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Why Small Business Week Is Big for Communities

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

President Kennedy originally signed the proclamation that introduced National Small Business Week (NSBW) in 1963 to bring the country together in celebration of the vital role that small businesses play in our communities—and FCB Texas is proud to continue to honor that tradition. While this year’s NSBW took place from May 5 – 11, you[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Momentous Institute

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Since 1920, the Momentous Institute has made it its mission to transform the lives of children. Owned and operated by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, the Momentous Institute’s vision is “social emotional health for all children so they can achieve their full potential.” Through interconnecting mental health and education, they are able to help more[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Playgrounds Etc

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Josh Bartlett can recall growing up when his parents, Frank and Kay Bartlett decided to start their own residential playground business. It started as a side-job to help support their growing family, but in 2006 they realized there was an even greater need in the area than what they had thought – that’s when Playgrounds[…]  Read more

 
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Teaching Your Children the ABCs of Finance

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Children are our future—now more than ever. Even though millennials are poised to outnumber baby boomers in 2019, the next generation—known as generation alpha—is anticipated to be the largest one yet. In fact, the generation alpha population is expected to reach 2 billion by 2025. As the future leaders of the world, it’s vital that[…]  Read more

 
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