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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Member builds relationship with First Community Trust

When Janice Wright retired after 46 years at Hy-Vee, she started revisiting her financial life.
Wright, of Waterloo, wanted to move her retirement savings to an account closer to home. She also sought estate-planning guidance.
Wright first turned to her longtime financial institution, but she quickly grew disappointed in its services.
That’s when she ......

Thursday, June 14, 2018

How to break the fee cycle

Mistakes happen to the best of us.
If you’ve ever overdrawn on your account or been hit with an ATM or late-payment fee, you’re not alone. In fact, bank consumers paid $11.16 billion in overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees in 2015, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
“Almost all consumers fall victim at least once,” says Katie ......

Friday, June 08, 2018

Closing in on retirement

Worried you’re not ready to retire?
“For those members who are close to retirement, there may be fear that they may not have enough saved or they may need to change their standard of living,” says Jim Liddle, vice president, trust officer at First Community Trust.
If you’re closing in on retirement and wondering whether you’ve saved enough, you ......

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