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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2023

If you need help understanding your Medicare Options, join us at one of our upcoming Medicare Options seminars. First Mid Insurance Group will be hosting free seminars beginning in October and continuing through December in the following communities: This is an opportunity to receive the important information to help you make more

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaboration between government and private industry to raise awareness about digital security and empower everyone to protect their personal data from digital forms of crime. The National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) work together to provide information about staying safe online more

Fraud Education – Business Email Compromise

Business email compromise (BEC) is becoming one of the most financially damaging crimes out there. Scammers rely on email being the most common means of communication. One way a scammer “gets in” is by spoofing the email address of a trusted or known sender. Here's an example: The scammer may send an email more

A Solution to Cash Flow for Your Business

Managing a business in today’s environment isn’t easy, and growing a business can be even more challenging. Having cash flow is important for all businesses! If you appreciate the value of receiving your cash at the time of service, rather than waiting on your customers to pay you, then an 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 Managing, buying/selling, or valuing farms to optimize the benefits of farmland is a specialized and complex business. Our team of Ag Business professionals more

Fraud Education – Check Fraud

According to the American Bankers Association, the number of check fraud filings in 2023 has skyrocketed, doubling since 2020. Check fraud is a criminal act that involves using a check without authorization or altering a legitimate check to steal money from an individual or business. Check fraud can take many forms. more

Learn Which Life Insurance Option is Right For You

Life insurance is more than just a financial tool. It's a powerful safety net that provides security and peace of mind for individuals and their loved ones. In this blog, we unpack everything you need for understanding life insurance, the basic features and pros and cons of each type of more

6 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Secure Your Family’s Future

No one can predict the future. However, we can take action to make sure our loved ones will be protected by securing life insurance for them today. Life insurance can bring peace of mind, offer income protection, and build a strong foundation for your family's well-being when they need it more

Fraud Education – Cryptocurrency Fraud & Scams

Cryptocurrency (also known as crypto) is a type of digital currency that exists electronically or virtually. This virtual money is not backed by any government or bank. Unlike government backed money, the value of virtual currency is driven by supply and demand. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency and can more

Financing Your Home with a Low Down Payment Mortgage

Buying a home is a landmark decision — but what if you can’t afford a down payment? For some, coming up with the traditional 20% down payment necessary for buying a home can be a challenge based on numerous circumstances. However, low down payment mortgage options from First Mid can more