Bank First offers free, informational webinars on a variety of topics relevant to individuals and businesses. From financial education, succession planning for businesses to common fraud schemes, you can find information on upcoming webinars and recordings of previous sessions here.
Recordings of Previous Sessions
Trending Cybersecurity Threats for Businesses (March 2022)
Join us for a free, educational webinar with Chad Knutson, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, co-founder and President/Chief Information Officer of SBS CyberSecurity. Chad will discuss today's top cyber threats for businesses with a special focus on cybercrime and ransomware.
Business Payments Fraud (February 2022)
Did you know that the leading source of payments fraud in businesses is Business Email Compromise (BEC)? Learn more about BEC and other types of fraud that are impacting businesses right now and the tools Bank First offers to help mitigate the risk. Join Bank First representatives Rachel Scherer and Dave Oldenburg as they discuss real-life fraud scenarios, identify best practices for employees, and find resources to help prevent your business from becoming a victim.
Consumer Fraud Trends (February 2022)
Learn more about person to person payment risks, spoofed numbers, robocalls, and the fake check scams that are trending now. Dave Oldenburg, Fraud Officer at Bank First, will give you tips on identifying scams, share resources available to consumers, and ways you can help protect your information.
Covering Your Bases for Life's Emergencies (October 2021)
Life is full of unexpected and unplanned emergencies whether it’s due to job loss, health-related causes, or other changes in circumstance. Are you and your family ready? Do you have a back-up plan in case life throws you a curveball? Join Odeyssa Hanke from Bank First and Heather Jensen from Ansay & Associates as they discuss various ways to help you prepare for life’s emergencies during this free, informational webinar. Odeyssa and Heather will cover topics such as saving for the unexpected, arranging your bank accounts, discovering your insurance coverage options, and understanding your insurance policies.
Managing Your Debt (September 2021)
Can we live debt free? In this webinar, we will explore how individuals and families can reduce debt and ultimately become debt free. Daryl Mangeri, Executive Director of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Sheboygan, will define good debt versus bad debt and review resources that can assist consumers in reducing debt in a disciplined, strategic manner. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions during the session.
First Steps to Starting a New Business (August 2021)
It all starts with an idea and “What if…”, but what comes next and how can you make your business dreams a reality? From creating a business plan and market research to obtaining financing and best practices for insuring your business, presenters Corina Kretschmer from Ansay & Associates and Eli Steimle from Bank First will delve into these topics and more to help you navigate the vital first steps when starting a new business.
Preparing for the Future (April 2021)
College presents a unique time in a young person’s life where financial literacy is extremely important. Are you prepared for major decisions that happen shortly after graduation, such as paying off student debt, starting a retirement account, buying and insuring a home, obtaining car and renter’s insurance, and managing a budget? In this webinar, Becca Thimmig from Bank First and Heather Jensen from Ansay & Associates will guide you through these important decisions and provide the resources you need to hit the ground running after graduation.
Home Buyer Webinar (March 2021)
Is a new home in your plans for this year? Prepare for this exciting venture with Bank First Retail Lenders, Kathryn Schmitz and Amanda Sitkiewitz. Kathryn and Amanda will guide you step-by-step in buying a home in today’s market while sharing insights on down payments, loan pre-approval, and strategic tips for your home shopping experience.
Protecting Your Business from Fraud (January 2021)
Businesses can often become a target for fraud. In this free, informational webinar hosted by Bank First and Ansay & Associates, you will learn how you can protect you and your business from some of the most common fraud schemes.
Protecting Your Personal Identity & Accounts (January 2021)
From fake checks to online scams, learn how you can protect your personal identity and accounts from fraud in this free, informational webinar from Bank First. We will cover the most common fraud tactics and highlight best practices on how you can avoid becoming a victim of fraud.
Succession Planning - Steps to Success (October 2020)
Effective succession planning is key for businesses both large and small. It is a critical but often overlooked process, and something you need for your business to continue running smoothly. In this seminar, we will discuss the importance of succession planning and give you the tools you need to implement a new or improve an existing plan.