Budget-Friendly Fall Decor Tips

January 15, 2020

Try out these budget-friendly fall decor tips this season to turn your home into a warm and inviting fall-wonderland.

Kids and Money: Managing Allowances In The Digital Age | Peoples Bank

August 21, 2018

Many parents choose to give their children a modest amount of money, or an allowance, to help them learn about managing their own finances. Study after study shows that the earlier we introduce our children to certain topics about money, the more likely they are to make smart financial choices as adults. An allowance can … Continued

5 Tips for Budgeting as Newlyweds

June 10, 2018

Summer wedding season is in full swing! Many newlyweds will be sharing much more than a last name; they’ll also share a bank account. Sharing finances in marriage can be tricky. Money is not always the most romantic conversation. When you add in varying financial situations, family history, and money personalities, it’s easy to see … Continued

Four Steps to Financially Preparing for a New Baby | Peoples Bank

March 18, 2018

Babies are a big step! How do you prepare yourself and your family financially? It’s never too early, but the ideal time to start planning for adding new baby to your family is somewhere between a positive pregnancy test and posting the perfect announcement on social media. Use these four steps from People That You … Continued

Teen Talk: How to Talk to Your Teen About Money | Peoples Bank

February 6, 2018

Today’s world of one-click online shopping and virtual payments makes it too easy to spend money without realizing how quickly it all adds up. At times, it seems as though money comes from nowhere and to a teen, it may seem like it literally grows on trees. It’s tough enough to manage as an adult, … Continued

Youth Savings Accounts: Why Starting Now Will Pay Off Later

October 17, 2017

When it comes to being a new parent, or even a grandparent, there are many lessons we want to pass down to our children. We want them to value their faith, their family, and their friends, among other things. But what about valuing their finances? Teaching your kids to be money smart now will pay … Continued

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Financial Responsibility: Kids and Money

April 11, 2017

Talking to our kids about money is one of the most important conversations but a lot of times we fail to have it. It’s challenging to explain the concepts, and most kids aren’t as interested in money now as they will be later in their lives. But research has shown that the sooner you start … 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

Kids and Money: Promoting Financial Literacy for Every Age

December 13, 2016

Teaching our kids about money at a young age can increase their financial health as adults. The importance of financial literacy for adults can’t be emphasized enough; without it, we leave ourselves open to a variety of issues and problems that can be devastating financially. Studies have shown that children, teens, and young adults who … Continued

Family Finances: How to Get Everyone on Board with Budgeting

December 12, 2016

Involving everyone in your family finances and household budgeting process will not only give your family excellent input and ideas on how to budget, but it can also help get your finances under control. Family budgeting is also a great way to teach your kids about money and the importance of financial responsibility. However, creating … Continued