How To Prepare for Moving Day: Tips to Declutter Your Home

April 3, 2019

When preparing for moving day, the urge to purge items you no longer use or want to move with you makes cleaning out an urgent necessity. Use these tips to declutter your home and start fresh! Fill One Bag Per Day Depending on how much clutter you have, if you fill one trash bag per … Continued

Go Green: The Benefits of Environment-Friendly Construction

March 10, 2019

Out here in West Texas, we have plenty of sun and wind, making it a prime region for using “Green” Construction methods. If you are thinking of incorporating some green into your next home building, here are a few ways it will benefit not only the environment but your pocketbook, as well. Low Maintenance and … Continued

Getting Started: Investment Property Tips for Building Your Wealth

Purchasing investment properties is a great way to build wealth and increase your monthly cash flow. When investing in real estate, the goal is to put money to work today and allow it to increase so that you have more money in the future. So, how can you be successful in real estate investments? Here … Continued

Spring Break: How to Plan Without Breaking the Bank | Peoples Bank

March 5, 2019

If Lubbock will be in your rearview mirror in the next few weeks for Spring Break, it’s important to make sure you aren’t spending more money than you should. With gas prices on the rise ahead of the spring travel season, here are some things to consider as you plan. Budget, Budget, Budget It goes … Continued

Be a Better Budgeter: Keep Your Resolution to Save This New Year

January 5, 2019

‘Lose weight,’ ‘budget money better;’ every year we say we’re going to do it, but something happens, no matter how well-intentioned our New Year’s resolutions.    So, you want to save money and be a better budgeter. Perhaps not quite so ironic, but the first step to achieve this goal is to actually have a … Continued

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

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

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

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

5 Things First-Time Home Buyers Need to Know | Peoples Bank

May 8, 2018

Are you thinking about settling down and buying your first home? Congratulations! And, you’ve come to the right place. The process can be overwhelming for first-time home buyers, but we’re here to help you get organized. If you’re just getting started, here are five things every first-time home buyer needs to know. Start Saving for … Continued