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Protecting Your Business from Cyber Threats: What You Should Know

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

If there’s one thing we haven’t needed this year, it’s something else to worry about. Unfortunately, thanks to opportunistic hackers looking to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and the business response, that’s exactly what we got. According to a June 23 Security Week article, email scams and phishing attacks increased by a staggering 436[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Ronald McDonald House of the Southwest

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

When a child becomes seriously ill, oftentimes parents struggle to cope with their child’s illness, finding the correct treatment and traveling long distances to seek medical care. It can be an overwhelming and daunting experience for any family to undergo. In 1973, that’s what happened to Philadelphia Eagles football player Fred Hill and his wife,[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg is a nonprofit organization that enhances neighborhoods and communities by providing high-quality affordable housing for deserving families in Fredericksburg, Texas. Habitat was originally established in 1995 to serve the residents of Gillespie County and has completed construction on 18 affordable homes in the Fredericksburg area. The charity is[…]  Read more

 
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How To Keep Your Credit Score Healthy During COVID-19

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, it brought with it major health concerns, high unemployment rates, social distancing, remote working and learning, and much more. With so many things to worry about, many people overlooked another crucial impact: their credit score. While your credit score may not be top of mind at the moment,[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop, a local boutique full-service bike shop serving the Midland, Odessa and surrounding communities, formed in 2016 with a goal to provide exceptional service and bicycles from premium brands to serve its clients in the West Texas community. Founder and co-owner of Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop, Stephanie Ledford, found a passion for[…]  Read more

 
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Understanding and Avoiding the Comfort Buying Phenomenon

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Comfort buying (also known as stress shopping) is a relatively new behavior, indicated by a marked increase in nonessential shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Have you upgraded your TV, splurged on that lighting fixture you’ve had your eye on, or simply relied on food delivery services in lieu of the homemade meals you used to[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Alden Short Property Management Inc.

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Alden Short, Inc. is a Dallas based property management company founded in 1976 on the belief that affordable housing should be easily accessible. Currently, the company manages 1,000 houses in the Dallas metropolitan area. They specialize in single-family homes and serve people in the Dallas community by providing affordable housing and properties that are well-managed[…]  Read more

 
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Your Contactless Digital Wallet How-To

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

While digital wallets may seem like a recent concept, the first one was actually launched in 1997 by Coca Cola as a way to purchase vending machine soda via text message. If you weren’t in Helsinki back then, you may have missed it—but luckily, digital wallets are widely available today, making contactless purchasing safer and[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle is an organization dedicated to serving children in its community by creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships while providing guidance to the children in its programs. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle formed in Amarillo, Texas in 1961 by a board of civic leaders.[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: McBride’s Land and Cattle Co.

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Located in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, McBride’s Land and Cattle Co. – is a local restaurant staple that first opened its doors in 1975 as a new venture for the McBride family. The family owned numerous dining locations and the new business became successful overnight – – quickly becoming the go-to-place for business lunches and[…]  Read more

 
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