Seven Scams to be Aware of During this Holiday Season

Christmas Tree

The holidays are a time for visiting with friends and family, being thankful for all we have, and unfortunately a time where buyers tend to be the most vunerable. Thanks to our friends at the Kentucky Bankers Assocation for compiling a list of the top seven scams you need to be aware of this holiday […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Period

senior couple hugging

Every year, the federal Medicare program gives those enrolled in Part A and Part B the opportunity to review, update, or change their current insurance coverage. The date range to take action this year is from October 15th to December 7th, 2021. Any updates or changes you make to your plan during this time frame […]

Money Management

man holding his baby on his lap and looking at a laptop

One of the most important things to understand about having a healthy financial situation is to be proactive about it. Taking the time to manage and understand your money is essential when developing your personal financial best practices. If you truly want to manage your money and master your spending in the most effective way […]

Use Your Home’s Equity for an Energy Efficient Fall

couple hold child while standing in front of a wall with the cutout of a house painted behind them

As the dropping temperatures of autumn pave the way for the chilling winter air to come, now is an ideal time to boost the energy-efficiency of your home. No matter how cost-effective your home improvements may prove to be in the long run, you should avoid making any residential adjustments you cannot afford. If you […]

The Mortgage Application Process

man and woman working on a mortgage application

It’s no secret that the home buying process can be confusing but understanding how to obtain a mortgage doesn’t have to be a mystery. With a little preparation, you can feel confident as you navigate through the application process. Process of Applying for a Mortgage The first step is to meet with a mortgage lender. […]

Field & Main Bank, HCHS Partner to Help Students Understand Basic Finances

Teenage girl looking at laptop

Local students are getting a free education on how to manage their money. Field & Main Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to Henderson County High School students completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work […]

Riding It Out: Strategies to help survive the ups and downs of the market

close up of person looking at financial performance on a laptop

While visiting an amusement park this summer may not be possible for everyone, the stock market has provided a number of exhilarating rides to make up for it. Following are some tips for holding on. Keep a big-picture perspective. While past performance doesn’t guarantee future results, history may provide some comfort during turbulent market times. […]

IRA 101: Know the Facts

couple with gray hair looking at laptop

Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are one of the most common assets people rely on to save and invest for retirement. In fact, more than a third of households in America own an IRA. If you’re thinking of opening an IRA for the first time, it’s a good idea to review the rules. Even if you […]

Financial Tips for First Time Homebuyers

lender handing keys to a young couple

If you’re hoping to move into your first home within the next six to twelve months, now is a great time to start getting your finances in order. If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking for some help with figuring out where to start the process. Perfect. We know which questions you’re asking, and we’re […]