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Market Insights with Mike | April 9, 2021

Posted On: April 9, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Investment Services, News

 

Tags: First Option Financial Services, Investments, Market, Market Insights with Mike, Market Update, Mike McCauley

Market Insights with Mike

Market Insights with Mike | April 2, 2021

Posted On: April 2, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Investment Services, News

 

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Economic Update

April 2021 Economic Update

Posted On: April 1, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Financial Wellness, General, Investment Services, News, Tips & Tricks

In this month’s recap: Stocks posted solid gains due to improving economic conditions and widening vaccination programs. However, tech and high-growth stocks played a limited role in the rally.

Monthly Economic Update
 

Presented by First Option Financial Services, April 2021

 

U.S. Markets

Improved economic conditions and broadened vaccine programs ignited a...

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Market Insights with Mike

Market Insights with Mike | March 26, 2021

Posted On: March 26, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Investment Services, News

 

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Market Insights with Mike

Market Insights with Mike | March 19, 2021

Posted On: March 19, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Investment Services, News

 

Tags: First Option Financial Services, Investments, Market, Market Insights with Mike, Market Update, Mike McCauley

Market Insights with Mike

Market Insights with Mike | March 12, 2021

Posted On: March 12, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Investment Services, News

 

Tags: First Option Financial Services, Investments, Market Insights, Market Insights with Mike, Market Update, Mike McCauley

Economic Update

March 2021 Economic Update

Posted On: March 1, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Financial Wellness, General, Investment Services, News, Tips & Tricks

In this month’s recap: The burgeoning economic recovery and decreasing number of COVID-19 infections lifted stocks.

Monthly Economic Update
 

Presented by First Option Financial Services, March 2021

 

U.S. Markets

Stocks notched a solid gain in February thanks to growing optimism surrounding the economic recovery and decreasing number of COVID-19 infections.

The Dow Jones Industrial...

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Saving for Retirement

Questions to Ask When Saving for Retirement

Posted On: February 24, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Financial Wellness, General, News, Tips & Tricks

During America Saves week we're looking at tips on how to save for retirement.

Even if you're contributing to your 401K, TSP or IRA - have you asked yourself all the right questions to ensure you're saving ENOUGH for retirement?

What type of lifestyle do I want to live when I retire? Is what I'm contributing toward my retirement enough to support how I want to live in retirement? What is my complete retirement plan? Should I be saving enough for myself...
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Emergency Fund

38 Reasons You Need At Least a $500 Emergency Fund

Posted On: February 23, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Financial Wellness, General, News, Tips & Tricks

During America Saves Week we're taking a look at why you need an emergency fund.

Recently the Federal reserve noted that almost half of Americans don't have $400 cash available in an emergency fund. 

As our country continues to recover from the health and financial crisis, there are many other reasons to ensure that you save for the unexpected, both big and small.

Click Here to see all 38 reasons why you need at least $500 in Savings on...

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Save Automatically

What's the Easiest Way to Save?

Posted On: February 22, 2021 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, News, Tips & Tricks

During America Saves Week we're taking a look at "What's the Easiest Way To Save"?

The answer...Automatically!

Saving Automatically is the easiest and most effective way to save - especially over time. There are three basic strategies you can use, when saving automatically.

Split to Save: Instruct your employer to direct a certain amount from your paycheck and transfer it to a retirement or savings account. Y Auto-Transfer: Every payday, have your...
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