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It’s Time to Flex Your Thanksgiving Muscle

Thankfulness is like a muscle. You have to use it regularly or it becomes stiff and out of shape. To return to peak gratitude form, it’s time to flex your Thanksgiving muscle. This week, families and communities all across America gather to celebrate Thanksgiving and the bountiful blessings we enjoy with food, football and fellowship. [...]

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 [...]