Why Waco is a Great Place for Small Business

The Waco Texas Bridge | Why Waco is a Great Place for Small Business | TFNB Your Bank for Life

A recent report for the city of Waco, created by the Perryman Group, described all the ways the Waco small business scene is benefitting from the city’s continued growth and development. The report gives incredible insight into Waco’s economy and community. We see these findings as proof that now, more than ever, Waco is a […]

An Introduction to Financial Caretaking: Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents

An Introduction to Financial Caretaking: Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents | TFNB Your Bank for Life

Finances can be a tricky subject with lots of variables that may be hard to discuss. But as your parents get older, you might have to consider your role in helping manage their finances. As people continue to live longer, their need for care has also increased. In 2020, AARP estimated 41.8 million American adults […]

End-of-Year Savings: Surprising Tax Credits You May Qualify For

End-of-Year Savings: Surprising Tax Credits You May Qualify For | TFNB Your Bank for Life

We could all use a little extra financial good news at the end of the year. Enter tax credits! A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar credit you can subtract from your income tax. They’re different from deductions which reduce how much of your income is taxable. Tax credits lower your bill by a dollar-for-dollar amount. […]

Learn Something New in the TFNB Knowledge Center

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Our goal, as a community bank, is to be of service to the whole community — not just our customers. That’s why we make sure our team’s financial knowledge and experience doesn’t stop at our door.  The TFNB Knowledge Center (which you happen to be in right now!) is our free collection of online articles and […]

Make Sense of Your Dollars: Waco’s Free Financial Academy

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This week, we’re explaining the “why” behind one of our most accessible TFNB Your Bank for Life services: Financial EDGE Academy. Getting an education used to mean scribbling notes in a classroom or lecture hall. This year showed us, however, that education can take place anywhere — as long as you have a steady WiFi […]

Debunking Common Myths About Retirement Savings

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With 309 million Google search results, you can find plenty of information about “retirement savings.” While many of those results are helpful, some information floating around the web isn’t accurate or applicable to you.  Do you have the full picture when it comes to planning for your retirement? Below, we discuss common myths that could […]

From Artist to Entrepreneur: TFNB & The Greenhouse Grow Local Creative Business

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Today, we’re stepping out of office and into Creative Waco, the local arts agency just minutes from our Downtown Waco location. TFNB Your Bank for Life is proud to sponsor their new professional development program that helps Waco artists turn a passion into a profession. At 712 Austin Avenue, in the heart of Downtown Waco, […]

Change the Way You Think About Money: Here’s How

Change the Way You Think About Money: Here’s How | Your Relationship with Money | TFNB Your Bank for Life

What’s your relationship with money? It may sound like an odd question, but everyone has one. It dictates much of how we live our lives. You may be surprised to learn your relationship began long ago, when you were a kid. Our parents and grandparents’ relationship with money influences our own notions about personal finance, […]

Out of Office: The Stories We Can’t Wait to Share

Regroup and refocus.  It’s been the theme of our year here at TFNB Your Bank for Life. I’m sure it’s been the same for you and your family, too. This year has given us pause to take a critical look at our priorities. It has sparked important conversations on how we can better serve our […]

Meet the 2020 Charity Champions

Meet the 2020 Charity Champions | TFNB Your Bank for Life

2020 has been a year of change; we’ve seen it across our community and in this year’s Charity Champions applications. Central Texas organizations have been working overtime, bridging the gaps left in the wake of COVID-19, social distancing, and economic loss.  When it came time to select our Charity Champions winners, we chose seven deserving […]