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Grocery Shopping: A Survival Guide

July 24th, 2018

Grocery Shopping: A Survival Guide After being married for almost 50 years, I have a confession to make. No, I have not murdered anyone, stolen any cars (at least not since I “borrowed” my sister’s car some 51 years ago and proceeded to wreck it!) or have I ever, ever stuffed things under the bed […]

Detecting and Reporting Elderly Abuse

July 17th, 2018

Detecting and Reporting Elderly Abuse Reportedly, there are over 60 million  Americans age 62 or older. Unfortunately, there is an article in the newspaper almost every day about some senior citizen who has fallen victim to a scam or in some other way has been fleeced out of a good part of their savings. Recently the […]

Viva La Independence

July 3rd, 2018

Viva La Independence As we celebrate our nation’s birth this Fourth of July, I’m proud to represent our country’s independent spirit as a community banker, contributing to our nation’s economic well-being through service to our customers and communities. At The Farmers Bank it’s the relationship, not the transaction, that governs our practices and interactions with customers and […]

The Farmers Bank Named a 2018 Top Workplace

June 26th, 2018

The Farmers Bank Named a 2018 Top Workplace The employees of The Farmers Bank are excited to announce that last Thursday night during all the rain and storms of the day, The Tennessean announced the 2018 Top Workplaces in Tennessee and our bank has received this honor. Not needing to brag on my workplace, but […]

The Good Dad

June 13th, 2018

The Good Dad “Times, they are a changing!” In the 1950’s, according to, the “good dad” was the breadwinner who brought home the bacon and his loyal wife fried it up, sat in “his” chair, doled out some discipline (especially when mom would say, “Just wait until your father gets home!) and he mowed […]

ICBA, The Farmers Bank Celebrate National Homeownership Month

June 7th, 2018

ICBA, The Farmers Bank Celebrate National Homeownership Month Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2018)—In recognition of National Homeownership Month, The Farmers Bank, and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) are reminding current and prospective homeowners of community bank resources that make financing easier and more affordable. “For many Americans homeownership represents the keys to financial wealth creation […]

A Word of Advice for the High School Graduate

May 30th, 2018

A Word of Advice for the High School Graduate Congratulations! You are now a high school graduate! Take the summer off. Let your brain rest (sleep late every day). Spend unproductive time with your friends. It’s a new day, a new adventure and you are in charge of your destiny!!! Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, maybe, […]

A Mother’s Worth

May 8th, 2018

A Mother’s Worth As we celebrate Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, I am blessed to still have my 94 year old mother. She still lives at home, in fairly good health and still as sassy as ever. She has seen a lot of changes in her years. She likes to look at pictures and hear […]

The Many Uses of a Penny

April 10th, 2018

The Many Uses of a Penny It’s raining as I leave the warmth of my car. I am rushing across the parking lot, when I see it…a wet, shiny penny! It crosses my mind to keep running, then I think, “its money, just lying there waiting for me.” Risking getting even wetter, I reach down […]

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas

April 3rd, 2018

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas School is almost out! It’s time to start thinking about summer vacations, but money is going to be tight this summer. Not too sure what to tell the family about taking a trip? Consider a staycation! Have you ever walked through a home built over 200 years ago and wondered […]