Peoples Bancorp, Inc. to acquire Baylor Bancshares, Inc.

January 4, 2021

(January 4, 2021) Lubbock, Texas – Peoples Bancorp, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank, are pleased to announce the signing of a definitive agreement on December 30, 2020 to acquire Baylor Bancshares, Inc., a bank holding company, and its subsidiaries, First Bank and Trust and Baylor Mortgage Company, Inc., headquartered in Seymour, Texas. First … Continued

4 Things To Consider When Taking Out A Personal Loan

April 14, 2020

Peoples Bank is a true community bank full of People That You Know. And as the People That You Know, our goal is to help you improve your financial literacy and give you the tools to make wise financial decisions on behalf of yourself, your family, and your business. An important piece of financial literacy … Continued

When (and How) To Start Saving For A New Home

Congratulations! You have decided to start saving for a new home. That means you’re well on your way to investing in a place that you can truly call all your own and a place that, over time, will give back to you the hard work and value that you have placed into it. However, despite … Continued

How Home Improvement Loans Work

June 18, 2019

Looking to make some home improvements? Here is what you need to know about securing a home equity loan from Peoples Bank of Texas.

After the Honeymoon: How To Build Your Credit As Newlyweds

November 22, 2016

The wedding is over, and you’ve enjoyed a blissful honeymoon. Now it’s time to enjoy life with all the joy that marriage can bring as well as its many challenges and decisions. While discussing your finances may not be as romantic as, say, a quiet dinner in a fancy restaurant, it should be high on … Continued

What to Expect From Your Home Appraisal | Peoples Bank

November 18, 2016

In most cases, you’ll have an appraisal done when a home is being approved for a mortgage loan. But what is involved in a home appraisal? Simply put, it’s an unbiased, professional opinion of a home’s value. When a house is being bought and sold, the appraisal determines whether the sale price is appropriate given … Continued

Understanding Property Taxes Before You Buy | Peoples Bank

October 4, 2016

Knowing the costs of homeownership is an important part of the process before you buy. There will be other expenses, like property taxes, beyond your monthly mortgage payment, such as property taxes. Related Blog: Check out “Forgotten Costs of Homeownership” Understanding property taxes in your area is an important part of the process. Here’s a … Continued