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Hometown Highlight: Marble Falls Education Foundation

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Serving and meeting the needs of students in the Marble Falls community has been the goal of the Marble Falls Education Foundation since its beginning. The foundation, which is governed by an independent, volunteer board of directors – separate and apart from the Marble Falls ISD – desires academic excellence and student achievement in its[…]  Read more

 
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6 Ways to Make Your Checking Work for You

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

From daily spending convenience to a place to directly deposit your paycheck, a checking account is a basic necessity for most people. But are you really making the most of its untapped benefits? Make sure you’re not missing out on a world of great conveniences, like: 1. Mobile and Online Banking There’s nothing more convenient[…]  Read more

 
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CD vs. Savings Account: Which Is Right for Your Future?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Are you among the 26 or 32 percent of Americans who, respectively, have less than $1,000 in savings or none at all? It’s never too late to start or grow your savings, but it’s important to do so in a way that will reap you the most financial rewards. Rather than hiding cash under your[…]  Read more

 
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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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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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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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New vs. Used Car: Which Ride Is Right for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

On the hunt for some new wheels? You’re not alone: 78.7 million cars were purchased globally in 2018 alone. When it’s time to start shopping, you’ll probably put together a list of “musts” and “wants,” like manual or automatic, car or SUV, two door or four door, gas or hybrid—the choices go on. But before[…]  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