Blue & Gold News

Cyber Risk Insurance

Does your business worry about Cyber Risk? There’s insurance for that. Businesses should be careful about all aspects of protection, but, in the last three years, cyber risk has seen the largest percentage increase in claims – more than any other type of coverage. As our world becomes more reliant on ...read more

Helpful Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a first home is a big step, so it's normal to feel a little overwhelmed with the decision to make such a large purchase. To help you prepare for this milestone, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind as you get ready for the home-buying journey. Tip #1: ...read more

Plan Ahead with Summer Savings

Find reasons to save for next summer so you can make the dreams you have for your home come true - such as turning your yard into a peaceful garden, paying your property taxes, saving for a down payment to buy a new home, finally creating the outdoor living space ...read more

Stuck Dreaming About Your Dream Home?

Financing a new home can be daunting… but it doesn’t have to be. First Mid can help. Our mortgage lenders live and work in your community, and are ready to answer your questions.  https://youtu.be/dOjiN8g9L9c To help you prepare for this milestone, we are sharing some helpful tips for first-time homebuyers, so you'll ...read more

Protect and Manage Your Debit Card Through CardValet®

With CardValet, you can define when, where and how your debit card is used. The CardValet app not only gives you complete control over your debit card transactions, but it also helps minimize the risk of fraud on your account. Just imagine the peace-of-mind you’ll have knowing that you can ...read more

Digital Tools for Your Personal Banking Needs

With First Mid's Online Banking and Mobile Banking services, you have 24/7 access to your First Mid account(s) from the comfort of your home or when you're on the go. With Online Banking, you can: Access real-time account balances, e-statements, loan information and notices Manage and pay your bills in one ...read more

We Have Farmers in Mind

Whether you need a loan for this year's crop or need help managing farm property, we have an experienced team of ag professionals you can turn to. Ag Business Our experienced farm managers see that the client's property is managed in an efficient manner, keeping the farm's ownership goals in mind. Our ...read more

How Much Can an IRA Save You on Taxes?

Don’t forget: The deadline to file your 2019 federal income tax return is April 15, 2020. If you’re looking for a last minute way to reduce your 2019 taxes, contributing to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) may be an option for you. Anyone who has earned income, or has a spouse ...read more

7 Ways to Stay Safe Online

In recognition of Safer Internet Day on February 11, the American Bankers Association recommends the following seven tips to help consumers guard against online threats and maintain a safe and secure web environment. Keep your computers and mobile devices up to date.  Having the latest security software, web browser, and ...read more

Protect Your Identity

While many people have heard about identity theft, most don’t even realize they are a victim until they notice an unfamiliar charge on their credit card statement; they review their credit report; or they are contacted by a debt collector. Knowing how to protect yourself is your first line of defense. ...read more