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Cyber Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Ransomware attack estimates were at 304.7 million in August 2021, which is the same number of total attacks as the entire 2020 calendar year had. To put it into a fiscal perspective, the 2020 reported losses exceeded $4.1 Billion. Losses for 2021 are approximately $4.9 Billion so far, and the busiest season for ransomware isn’t even here yet! However, there appears to be lull in September, with the number of reported attacks actually..

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Budgeting for Short-Term and Long-Term Savings Goals

| 7/21/21 9:34 AM
3 minute read
Prioritizing your goals and choosing the right savings vehicles

When you consider your financial goals, you likely have some short-term goals that you want to achieve in the near future and other long-term goals that won’t happen for years down the line. Juggling these goals and understanding how to save for them can be a challenge. At First Foundation Bank, we want to help you make this balancing act easier. So here’s a look at..

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What is a Financial Checkup and How Can I Use It?

| 6/17/21 10:06 AM
4 minute read
As your life changes, your financial plan will too

Every year, it’s important to set time aside for a financial checkup in which you review the most important elements of your financial plan. At First Foundation Bank, we give you the tools to track your progress, identify potential problems, and adjust your plan as needed to strengthen your financial health over the course of the year. When you perform a financial checkup, the..

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