FREE “How to Buy & Sell Your Home” Seminar this April 2015

Hispanic family outside home with sold signThere are a lot of uncertainties that arise when it comes to buying or selling a home: if the market is right, how to choose a realtor, how much to budget for, are just a few of them. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to gain insight on the best way to move forward with your home buying/selling process.

At our upcoming consumer seminar, attendees will learn:

  • How to go about buying a new home.
  • The best way to sell your current home.
  • How to figure out how much house you can afford.

Join us on Thursday, April 16th at 6:00pm for our “How to Buy & Sell Your Home” Seminar, presented by the experts at First Financial as well as Tina Pilot, Realtor-Associate for Re/Max. The event will be held at our Wall Office at 1800 Route 34 North (Building 3, Suite 302), Wall. Space is limited, so make sure you sign up today!

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Tina Pilot has worked in the insurance, mortgage, and title business since 1998 and has a very diverse background in the industry. She obtained her real estate license in 2007 and has served on the Realtor Community Service (RCS) Committee of the Ocean County Board of Realtors since 2011. Outstanding customer service is Tina’s top priority. In addition to serving clients in her market area Tina provides a referral service so whether you are moving from or to another state or county she is able to offer her expertise and utilize her network of real estate professionals to assist you. Tina is enthusiastic about continuing her real estate education so she can better serve her clients.

Learn How to “Get out of debt, manage your credit, & stop paying more than you have to!” at this FREE Seminar in March 2015

246657_bigAre you interested in improving your credit score, paying down debt, and saving money in order to get your finances on track? If so, allow the experts at First Financial to provide you with insightful information to help you manage your credit & debt in this free seminar.

Attending this seminar, you will learn:

  • What affects your credit score
  • What makes up your credit score and how to improve it
  • How to budget and cut spending
  • How to promptly pay off debt

This FREE “Get out of debt, manage your credit, & stop paying more than you have to!” Seminar will begin at 6:00pm on Thursday, March 19th at First Financial’s Neptune Branch. The seminar will teach attendees ways to keep their credit score where it should be in just a few simple steps. The seminar is located at 783 Wayside Road (Off Route 66) in Neptune. Register today, space is limited. 

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Things to Do on a Budget in Monmouth & Ocean Counties this February 2015

family-winterEven though it’s winter, it’s time to make your way out of hibernation and have some fun even if there is snow on the ground. It’s the month to celebrate “love,” so grab your loved ones and enjoy some quality time with one another. Check out these free and/or inexpensive activities happening right here in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Tuesday, February 3: Get your finances in order for the new year with our FREE I Bought What?? How to Not Be Afraid When You Open Your Bills and Stick to a Budget,” seminar presented by the experts at First Financial. The seminar will begin at 6pm at First Financial’s Toms River branch – reserve your seat today.

Thursday, February 5: As a business owner, are you looking to understand that despite the explosion of technology, offerings, and competition in the marketplace, you still need to be able to set yourself apart? Look no further – join First Financial for a FREE business seminar, Building Your Business Dreams: Important Financial Planning & Budgeting Basics presented by Jack Gottlieb, President of The Total Solutions Group, LLC. The event will be held at 8:30am at First Finanical’s Wall Office. Register today – space and time is limited.

Sunday, February 8: Looking to plan a vacation in the near future? Head on down to the Vacation Expo at Sickles Market (Little Silver) from 11am-3pm. Sickles Market and Excel Travel have joined together again to host the 2nd Annual Monmouth County Vacation Expo! Held in Sickles’ beautiful greenhouse, the Expo brings to you a range of trusted travel operators under one roof – cruise lines, exotic destinations, yacht charters, adventure holidays, and so much more. For more information, call 732-741-9563.

Saturday, February 14: Plan a romantic evening out with your loved one with vocalist, Chris Pinnella - returning to the Algonquin Theatre (Manasquan) for his most romantic concert to date! Featuring brand new arrangements of some of the most beautiful songs of all time including “When I Fall In Love,” “Hallelujah,” “Cinema Paradiso,” “For Once In My Life,” and more. Join Chris and his 12-piece orchestra of brilliant musicians as he sings songs of love, romance, and being inspired. For more information, call 732-528-9211.

Monday, February 16 – Thursday, February 26: Mark your calendars! February is the time to fine-dine in Red Bank. You don’t want to miss Red Bank Restaurant Week (excludes Friday & Saturday) for $30 prix fixe dining at over 30 of their outstanding restaurants, including many brand new restaurants. Menus include appetizer, entree and dessert. Click the link above to view participating restaurants – please note the post prix fixe menus will be posted closer to the event. For more information, call 732-842-4244.

Thursday, February 19: There are a lot of uncertainties that arise when it comes to buying, selling, or renovating a home. If you’re looking to gain insight on the best way to move forward with your home buying/selling process, we invite you attend First Financial’s FREE It’s a Buyer’s Market! The Key to Getting Your Keys & Close on Your New Home Without the Walls Closing InSeminar, presented by the experts at First Financial as well as Tina Pilot, Realtor-Associate for Re/Max. Space and time is limited – register today!

Sunday, February 22: Do you have a pallet for flavorful chili? Come eat the heat and sample delicious chili at the 3rd Annual Highlands Chili Cook Off at Windansea! The event takes place from 3pm-7pm and tickets include snacks, chili tasting, refreshments and two voting ballots. Two contests will be held: the “Professional” Cook Off at 4pm and the “Ameteur” Cook Off at 5pm. For tickets and more information, call 732-291-4713.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

FREE “It’s a Buyer’s Market! The Key to Getting Your Keys & Close on Your New Home Without the Walls Closing In” Seminar this February 2015

family_house_sold1There are a lot of uncertainties that arise when it comes to buying, selling or renovating a home: if the market is right, how to choose a realtor, how much to budget for, home insurance, and improvement project costs, are just a few of them. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to gain insight on the best way to move forward with your home buying/selling process.

At our upcoming consumer seminar, attendees will learn:

  • How to go about buying a new home and the best way to sell your current home.
  • How to figure out how much house you can afford.
  • Budgeting tips for home improvement projects.

Join us on Thursday, February 19th at 6:00pm for our “It’s a Buyer’s Market! The Key to Getting Your Keys & Close on Your New Home Without the Walls Closing In” Seminar, presented by the experts at First Financial as well as Tina Pilot, Realtor-Associate for Re/Max. The event will be held at our Wall Office at 1800 Route 34 North (Building 3, Suite 302), Wall. Space is limited, so make sure you sign up today!

Register Now!
Tina Pilot has worked in the insurance, mortgage, and title business since 1998 and has a very diverse background in the industry. She obtained her real estate license in 2007 and has served on the Realtor Community Service (RCS) Committee of the Ocean County Board of Realtors since 2011. Outstanding customer service is Tina’s top priority. In addition to serving clients in her market area Tina provides a referral service so whether you are moving from or to another state or county she is able to offer her expertise and utilize her network of real estate professionals to assist you. Tina is enthusiastic about continuing her real estate education so she can better serve her clients.

Free “I Bought What?? How to Not Be Afraid When You Open Your Bills and Stick to a Budget” Seminar in February 2015

courtney-method-budgetingGet your finances in order for the new year! Join the experts at First Financial at our budgeting seminar to help get on the right financial path for 2015. If you’re interested in attaining financial stability, understanding budgets, or saving money we encourage you and a guest to attend.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Build an emergency fund to avoid money pitfalls.
  • Create and maintain a simple budgeting worksheet.
  • Pay bills on time.
  • Pay yourself by saving money.

Join us on Tuesday, February 3rd at 6:00pm for our “I Bought What?? How to Not Be Afraid When You Open Your Bills and Stick to a Budget,” seminar presented by the experts at First Financial. The seminar will take place at our Toms River Branch located at 1360 Route 9 South (Corner of Routes 9 & 571), Toms River. Space is limited, so make sure you sign up today!

Register Now!