Advice Hub

Welcome to the First Federal Lakewood Advice Hub

A healthy financial future starts here.

As a mutual bank, supporting our community is essential to what we do every day. That’s why we’re proud to provide you with valuable resources, tools, and advice you need to set yourself up for success!

Discover expert guidance and advice on home ownership, small business management, personal finances, and more.

Owning a Home

Before you can kick back in your new home, here are some financial tips to help make first time home buying a little easier!


Managing Your Small Business

Less than half of small business owners who apply for credit get the full amount requested. But if you understand how credit works and how lenders assess credit applications, you’ll have a much better chance.


Your Finances

Budgeting can be overwhelming. We share 10 budget cuts you can make today that will help you start saving immediately!


Planning Your Life

An allowance is about more than spending money. It’s a great, hands-on way to teach money management at an early age. Think of it as the first tiny step towards building your children’s financial literacy.
Check out our resources on:
  • Your child’s education
  • How to talk to your kids about money
  • Raising financially savvy kids

Protecting Yourself

When it comes to protecting your identity and your finances, how many of best practices are you following? We cover everything including:
  • Your credit report
  • Credit card fraud
  • Scams
  • And more!

FFL University

Did you know there’s such a thing as “good debt” that can actually be beneficial to your credit score? We take a look at examples of good, and bad, debt.

Don’t forget to get more FFL University personalized playlists on:
  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Spending
  • Banking
  • And more!

Video Hub

From helpful how-to tutorials to mortgage and personal banking advice, you’ll find tips and tricks to help put you on your path to a healthy financial future — no matter where you are in your journey.


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