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At First National Bank so much of what we do is about how we’re giving back to the community — whether that’s in the form of employee volunteer hours, a financial contribution for a community project, or just our business philosophy and how we serve customers.

Our Community Center blog spotlights bank events, financial education and financial security topics that we think are important you know about, and activities going on in and around Washington County.

  • Prequalification vs. Preapproval — Do You Need It and What’s the Difference?

    by Jen Novotny | Aug 03, 2018
    Prequalification or preapproval will give you an idea of whether or not you qualify for a mortgage, and if so, how much you qualify for. While some may think these two things are interchangeable, they are not the same thing.
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  • How Do I Improve My Credit Score?

    by Jen Novotny | Jul 23, 2018
    Having a good credit history is key to any financial plan. If you have less than perfect credit, these tips can help you repair your score.
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  • Hartford Branch Drive-Thru Banking and Parking Lot Renovation

    by Jen Novotny | Jul 19, 2018
    First National Bank’s Hartford branch will begin a drive-thru banking and parking lot renovation on August 6 that will affect your normal routine for visiting the bank.
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  • First National Bank Celebrates National Homeownership Month

    by Jen Novotny | Jun 21, 2018
    June is National Homeownership Month! Community banks like First National Bank are relationship lenders and we are here to provide you guidance and support in the process of becoming a homeowner!
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  • Financial Tips for Graduates

    by Jen Novotny | Jun 14, 2018
    For many new graduates, trading in the school life for the working world can be a crash course in adulting. Establishing financial independence ranks up there as one of the most important new responsibilities. We want all of the young people in our community to feel well-prepared for their financial future.
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  • The Power of CommUNITY - Community Banking Month 2018

    by Jen Novotny | Mar 30, 2018
    April is Community Banking Month! Independent community banks like First National Bank have a cooperative relationship with the communities we serve. When you succeed, we succeed.
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  • Five Generations of Stockholders

    by Jen Novotny | Jan 16, 2018
    John Frey's family has a long-history with First National Bank, including being fifth-generation stockholders!
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  • A Lifetime Customer

    by Jen Novotny | Jan 10, 2018
    June Riess' father opened her savings account at First National Bank with $5 on the day she was born in 1936, and she has been a customer ever since!
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  • Small Business Spotlight — Richfield Service

    by Jen Novotny | Jan 05, 2018
    Through the course of 45 years and several expansions, what started as a 3,200-square foot auto repair business became an auto and truck repair center, tire dealer and Mitsubishi Fuso dealership in a 10,000-square foot facility.
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  • Why We All Need a Password Manager

    by Jen Novotny | Oct 09, 2017
    In order to create strong passwords they must be unique, long, a combination of upper and lowercase letters, numbers and special characters, and not easily guessable. Remembering 90 passwords is not possible, so consider a password manager.
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