Entries by Brian Reilly

Ask A Financial Advisor – Q&A with Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson, Vice President – Infinex Financial Advisor with F&M Financial Services, Inc. 80 Cross Keys Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 (540) 437-3467 mrobinson@infinexgroup.com Question: What is the most rewarding part of your work? I enjoy being a problem solver for my clients. At the end of the day the client has an issue or problem, […]

Cash Management 101

For small businesses getting back on their feet in 2021, it’s a good time to review the basics of cash management 101. Need help improving your cash flow? We can help! Keep reading for treasury management tips and your best options for cash management help. What is Cash Management? In business, cash management is a […]

Preparing, Protecting, & Managing Your 401(k) During Economic Uncertainty

Since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started to affect the American economy in March, the stock market has been fluctuating along with the news headlines. For many people, especially those close to retiring in Virginia, 401(k) management is a big concern. As a longtime community bank serving the Shenandoah Valley, we have plenty of experience helping […]

10 Steps To Financial Recovery For Virginia Small Businesses

2020 threw a major curve ball to the entire world, with small businesses especially hard hit by pandemic-related economic challenges. Now, as Virginia moves into the third phase of reopening, local small businesses are taking stock of the damage and preparing to bounce back. Here are 10 things to check off your to-do list to […]

Insights from Garth Knight – Shenandoah Valley’s Business Banker

Garth Knight, Senior Vice President – Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer Corporate Office, 205 South Main Street, Timberville, VA (540) 896-1733 gknight@fmbankva.com NMLS# 1996251 Question: Describe your professional and/or personal experience in lending: I have been in banking for 16 years. I have served in various roles such in Consumer Lending, Home Mortgage, […]

Guide To Navigating Market Volatility At Each Life Stage

The global Coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented experience for Americans alive today. It’s natural to feel a lot of anxiety about the future, including the future of your portfolio. Luckily, market volatility is not unprecedented. In this article, we’ll apply the lessons of previous market downturns to help you develop a sensible economic outlook for […]