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CD or Savings Account: What’s Right for Me?

| 12/10/20 8:30 AM
3 minute read

CDs may offer higher interest rates, but savings accounts can be more flexible.

If you’re looking for a safe place to store your money while earning interest, you might be weighing the benefits of a savings account or a certificate of deposit (CD). At First Foundation Bank, we believe your money should work for you—and we’re here to help you find the best savings vehicle to meet your needs.

Both savings accounts and CDs are..

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How Much Should I Be Saving for Emergencies?

| 11/18/20 10:36 AM
3 minute read

Having even a little extra cash on hand can help protect your budget.

At First Foundation Bank, we value your financial stability and want to help you preserve it no matter where you find yourself in your financial journey. An important component of maintaining your financial health is having enough money in your emergency fund.

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How to Create a Monthly Budget

| 10/14/20 10:07 AM
4 minute read

It’s all about tracking money coming in and money going out.

At First Foundation Bank, we believe your personal finances should be the path to achieving your goals, rather than an obstacle that gets in the way. The first step to making your money work for you is to create a budget.

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