3 Keys to Small Business Success

July 24, 2018

Starting a small business is an incredibly exciting opportunity. It’s a chance to put your innovative ideas to work, solve complex challenges in your community, and potentially build wealth for your family. On the other hand, launching a new business can be daunting and risky. Not all business ideas are successful. If you’re considering the … Continued

2018 Parade of Homes Preview: Lubbock’s Best | Peoples Bank

May 15, 2018

If you’re looking for a new home or inspiration for your next renovation, look no further than the 2018 Parade of Homes, presented by the West Texas Home Builders Association. Now in its 63rd year, the Parade of Homes offers up close and personal tours of beautiful new homes across Lubbock’s best neighborhoods. The 2018 Parade of … Continued

Community Banks: How Banking Local Impacts People That You Know

April 10, 2018

Here at Peoples Bank, April is one of our favorite months of the year. Why? Because it’s Community Banking Month. We are proud to be a community bank and our customers should be proud of that, too. When you bank locally, you help to positively impact your fellow West Texans. Let’s take a look at … Continued

What is the Women’s Business Forum: West Texas Networking

November 28, 2017

A program for women by women Here in West Texas, the area around Lubbock and the surrounding communities may seem expansive and widespread. And it is, geographically speaking. If you look closer, the business network out here is actually close-knit. To be a successful business owner, you must tap into the network and work together as a community. At … Continued

4 Reasons to Go to a Local Bank for Your Mortgage | Peoples Bank

November 21, 2017

When you set out to purchase a new home, you’ll find many options for financing from big banks to online mortgage companies. What many people don’t realize is that local, community banks have a lot to offer home buyers. Here are four reasons to work with a local bank on your mortgage. Personal Touch At … Continued

2017 Parade of Homes Preview: West Texas Home Builders Association

June 6, 2017

Whether you’re looking to upgrade or change homes, interested in community events, or want to make the West Texas region your permanent home, the 2017 Lubbock Parade of Homes has something for you. Scheduled for June 10-25, this year’s Parade of Homes features 31 homes, located throughout three beautiful neighborhoods. Peoples Bank is financing four homes that … Continued

Benefits of Banking Local: Invest in Your Community | Peoples Bank

April 18, 2017

There are many reasons to bank locally, and there’s no better time to talk about them than during Community Banking Month in April. One of the primary messages of Community Banking Month is simple enough: Where you bank matters. And it comes down to where your money is reinvested – in your community, or through … Continued

History of Agriculture in West Texas | Peoples Bank

March 18, 2017

For agriculture farmers and ranchers of West Texas, overcoming obstacles is a way of life. In 1850, a U.S. government official declared that the region was “a desolate barren waste, which can never be rendered useful for man or beast, save for a public highway.” Little did he know, however, that the so-called “wasteland” would become … Continued

Prepping for the Stock Shows: Youth & Ag in West Texas

January 17, 2017

At Peoples Bank, we understand the importance of agriculture in our region and the value of getting out children involved in stock shows. Agriculture is at the foundation of our heritage and the history of the families who made their homes in this area. There’s also no denying the importance of livestock and agriculture shows … Continued

Giving Back: Donating Before the End of the Year

December 6, 2016

As 2016 enters the homestretch, you’re likely to get plenty of requests for charitable donations. This could be a great and helpful reminder to give your favorite West Texas charity or discover a new charity that you want to help. Besides the joy of helping others and giving back to the community, your end-of-year donation … Continued