Money Mistakes Students Make

Money Mistakes College Students Make: What You Can’t Afford To Ignore While Still In School & Recently Graduated

Discover the best financial tips for students and recent grads. We’ve kept this guide short enough to read and specific enough to use.
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Spear Phishing Scammers Want More From You

By Lisa Lake, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC “I’m calling from [pick any bank]. Someone’s been using your debit card ending in 2345 at [pick…
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Fraud Alert for Debit Card Use in California

Over the weekend, F&M Bank received multiple notifications from our fraud detection system of a small number of our Virginia customers’ cards being…
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Top 10 Money Tips Every College Student Should Know

As college students head to campus this fall, money management should be on their personal syllabus. It’s important for college students to take control…
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Five Ways to Tidy Up Your Personal Finances This Spring

Five Ways to Tidy Up Your Personal Finances This Spring When it comes to Spring cleaning, it’s time to start thinking outside the box. This spirit of…
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Best Apps for Money Management

With the proper tools, it’s never been easier to build your financial literacy, monitor daily transactions, and grow your accounts to meet short and…
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Avoid ID Fraud this Tax Season

As tax season gets underway, F&M Bank is urging all customers to take extra precaution when filing their return to prevent their exposure to tax fraud. “Fraudsters…
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How To Teach Kids About Money: A Comprehensive Guide

Explaining money to kids can feel challenging, especially if your own finances aren’t perfect. And it doesn’t help that many of our purchases are made…
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What to Buy Every Month of the Year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart.…