Monthly Archives: December 2016


Holiday Shopping Trends (Infographic)

Holiday Shopping Trends for 2016 Should Make Retailers Happy. This should be a jolly, holly holiday for America’s retailers, as consumers have larger budgets and an equal amount of confidence. Holiday shopping trends are always an interesting study. Based on the economy and consumer confidence, they change every year. We’re intrigued by how much our fellow [...]

A Holiday Message from First Financial Security

On behalf of the Gerlicher family, we’d like to wish you and your family happy holidays and a prosperous 2017. The New Year is an exciting time for many people. It can offer a clean slate and the opportunity for a new beginning. For FFS, it’s the start of our second decade in business, which [...]

6 Step Year-end Checklist for Business Owners

The end of any year can be busy for business owners. Take some of the stress out by using our 6-step year-end checklist for business owners. When you’re a business owner, year-end can be an incredibly busy time. You’re not only finishing up a hectic month, you’re also closing out an entire year of financial [...]

Get Your Finances in Order with this Year-end Checklist

It’s the end of another year and time to get your finances in order. Here’s a year-end checklist to use. The month of December is flying by. We’re betting that you still have a long to-do list to complete before the holidays arrive. Here’s one task that should be at the top of your list [...]