An Uncommon Story – March-Westin

An Uncommon Story – March-Westin

Phil Weser shares the inspiring, uncommon story of March-Westin. We celebrate the uncommon stories from our community! Our collective stories bind us, strengthen and empower us. It’s why, at First United, we’re so committed to helping your story take shape and seeing it play out.

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An Uncommon Story – FCX Systems

An Uncommon Story – FCX Systems

FCX Systems co-founders, Allen Wright and Matt Howell, share their uncommon story. At First United, we celebrate the uncommon stories from our community! Our collective stories bind us, strengthen and empower us. It’s why, at First United, we’re so committed to helping your story take shape and seeing it play out.

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6 Must-Know Tips for Saving Money When Shopping

6 Must-Know Tips for Saving Money When Shopping

We’ve scoured the internet for some of today’s most strategic money-saving hacks. Whether you’re at the grocery store shopping for yogurt or at the mall on the hunt for a new pair of shoes, use our slick shopping hacks to save big.

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An Uncommon Story – Ascension Recovery Services

An Uncommon Story – Ascension Recovery Services

Ascension Recovery Services, headquartered in Morgantown, West Virginia, was founded by CEO Doug Leech. Leech has gone through addiction and recovery himself, leading to a level of empathy, understanding, and commitment to its residents and community that’s unparalleled to anywhere else. That’s why First United Bank is proud to help share its uncommon story.

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6 Apps that can Save you Big at the Gas Pump

6 Apps that can Save you Big at the Gas Pump

Gas prices are one of those budget items that are unpredictable at times. Oil prices can be affected by the political climate, trade disputes and refinery issues. You can fuel up for $50 one week and pay nearly twice that much the next. These apps can help ease the burden on your wallet.

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Making a Budget for Your Dream Wedding

Making a Budget for Your Dream Wedding

Weddings can rack up a lot of bills. Case in point, the average American wedding cost brides and grooms $44,105 in 2018. To budget for a wedding ceremony and a reception, you have to take into account all expenses…

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Alan Goes Over The Edge

Alan Goes Over The Edge

Washington County Market President, Alan Mullendore, goes OVER THE EDGE and rappels down an 11 story building (the Alexander House) in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County. With the support of our associates and community, Alan’s team was able to raise over $1,300 to support this great cause!

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Full Service Office Now Open at Emerald Pointe

Full Service Office Now Open at Emerald Pointe

 Hagerstown, MD - First United Bank & Trust has announced the opening of a new, and much anticipated, community office at 19405 Emerald Square, Suite 1000 in Hagerstown, Maryland. First United Bank & Trust has been a member of the Washington County community...

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Playing Santa!

Playing Santa!

The Center City Community Office in Cumberland, MD recently donated a coin counting machine to the local Salvation Army. This machine will save valuable time and help the Salvation Army's efforts during the upcoming Holiday bell ringing season. Pictured is Will...

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FIRST UNITED CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER DIVIDEND

FIRST UNITED CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER DIVIDEND

Oakland, Maryland, June 20, 2018 – First United Corporation (NASDAQ: FUNC) announces that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.09 per share that will be payable on August 1, 2018 to holders of record of the Corporation’s common stock as of July 16, 2018.

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College Budget Breakdown: the Cost of Education

College Budget Breakdown: the Cost of Education

According to the College Board, last year, the cost to attend in-state public colleges averaged $25,290 for the 2017-2018 year and private colleges averaged $50,900. Wondering what goes into those costs? It’s time to do the math on college and the means of getting there. Visit our blog to learn the 5 main categories to consider.

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Changing Shoes & Changing Lives

Changing Shoes & Changing Lives

Check out the cover story about our associate's experience in the recent Maryland Banker magazine. [download id="68"] Carissa L. Rodeheaver, president and chief financial officer of First United Bank stated, “The Soles 4 Souls mission was a gratifying and fulfilling...

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3 in 4 family-run businesses don’t have succession plan, poll finds

3 in 4 family-run businesses don’t have succession plan, poll finds

It’s estimated that 50 percent of gross domestic product in the U.S. is attributable to family-run businesses and generate 60 percent of the country’s employment. However, the structure of these companies may be at risk, as a majority of family businesses have not implemented a succession plan, based on the results of a recent study.

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4 ways to thank your customers

4 ways to thank your customers

Small business owners should always keep one thing in mind if they want customers to keep coming back: remember to thank them, as often as possible.

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3 tips to be productive when working from home

3 tips to be productive when working from home

For an entrepreneur and owner of a small business, the days are often long and hard, with little room left over at the end for friends and family. This is one reason why the temptation to work from home may be so strong.

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Best techniques for family business leadership

Best techniques for family business leadership

Managing any company is hard work, but that challenge is multiplied when family members are involved. It is tough to be the leader that is needed, while still maintaining the personal relationships behind the scenes.

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How to handle working with family members

How to handle working with family members

Employees who are family members have become a reality for today’s small businesses. They can be a great help to any company, but tensions can rise as the entire family becomes more involved.

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Bringing a business into the online universe

Bringing a business into the online universe

By investing in online solutions, a firm can instantly extend its reach. While it might seem difficult to learn what it takes to manage everyday tasks on the web, an organization that reviews all of its options may profit.

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The benefits of using online videos to promote your business

The benefits of using online videos to promote your business

To highlight its products and services, a company could explore numerous online solutions. While many firms have devoted significant resources to social media marketing campaigns recently, various companies may benefit if they evaluate the support provided by online videos.

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Become an effective digital marketer

Become an effective digital marketer

A digital marketing strategy can have major effects on both big and small businesses. To effectively promote your firm’s products and services on the web, a simple strategy might not suffice, as there are many opportunities to connect with audience members around the globe.

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Entrepreneurs can rely on social media

Entrepreneurs can rely on social media

A growing business may consider numerous solutions to boost its profits. In fact, this company could invest in social media marketing campaigns that could have far-flung effects on its everyday operations.

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