5 Ways to Serve up a Low-cost Thanksgiving Feast

Hosting family and friends for the holidays can be an expensive proposition. Here are five ways to serve up a low-cost Thanksgiving feast without breaking the bank. While Thanksgiving isn’t about over-the-top gift giving, it is about all-day feasting for a larger-than-average group of family and friends. It’s a time when people plan and look [...]

Black Friday Sales: A Must or a Bust

Once the leftover turkey and cranberry sauce has been put away, our thoughts turn to the Black Friday sales. But, are these mega sales worth it? It’s billed as the biggest shopping day of the year, but do you really find the best prices at Black Friday sales? With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, people are getting [...]

10 Tips to Help Save on Holiday Travel

More people travel over Thanksgiving than any other time of year. Before you hit the road or take to the skies, here are 10 tips to help save on holiday travel. Want to save on holiday travel this year? First Financial Security shares 10 sure-fire tips to save money this season. Did you know that [...]

First Financial Security, Inc. Holiday Reflections

A Message of Holiday Reflections from First Financial Security, Inc. Co-CEO Debbie Gerlicher As another year draws to a close for First Financial Security, Inc., it’s normal to reflect on the past 12 months.  It’s not only normal, it’s healthy to take inventory over all that has transpired and evaluate our contributions to this little piece [...]

Financial Gifts for Kids

This Year, Why not Give Children Financial Gifts that will Keep Giving Long after the Holidays? We’ve all seen it or experienced it firsthand – the excitement of Christmas morning, children racing to the tree, anxious to play with the toys to be found there, but by afternoon the excitement has worn off, and the [...]