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

 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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Work-life balance essential for business heads

While ensuring their company is operating at a high level, their employees are working hard and are satisfied and their client base is growing, executives and managers of businesses nationwide also need to make sure they’re not burning the candle at both ends.

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Understanding the impact of social media on your organization

Companies could devote significant resources to their social media marketing campaigns. It is crucial to understand the effects of these advertising strategies, as firms that are able to connect with a global audience could reap the rewards of various digital initiatives.

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Young adults need financial guidance more than anyone

While people of every age and income level can benefit from some financial guidance, young adults are especially in need. Managing money is often toughest for young Americans – they’re frequently earning lower incomes, dealing with expenses like student loan payments and struggling with their lack of experience with financial matters.

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