05/25/2018: Happy Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an important federal holiday in the United States. Memorial Day is currently observed on the last Monday of May to remember all of the people who have died while serving in the armed services. This year, Ocala is fortunate to have the traveling Vietnam War Memorial Wall visit the Ocala/Marion County Veteran’s […]

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04/23/2018: Celebrating Community Banking Month in North Central Florida

April is National Community Banking Month, and CBTFL is especially pleased to celebrate our relationship with our customers and neighbors. We owe our success to the demand for independent banking in North Central Florida and we reward customer loyalty by serving our local communities. In order to meet the needs of the people and businesses […]

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02/01/2018: A Personal Finance Guide For Millennials And Everyone Else Just Starting Out In Life

While many personal finance basics have been around for generations, there is currently a need for greater financial literacy among young people just starting out in life today. The ubiquity of debit cards and other conveniences can make it harder to create and stick to a budget, plus parents don’t always teach their kids how […]

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12/19/2017: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from CBTFL

We would like to wish all of our customers, shareholders, and blog readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in 2018. We finally say goodbye to 2017 and Hurricane Irma. Our economy has improved during the past year and we are optimistic about the future. Our Community Bank and Trust of Florida family […]

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12/06/2017: Costs Of Owning A Horse Farm In North Central Florida

So you want to own a horse farm? Whether it’s a longtime dream or a recent business pursuit, there are many factors to consider before you start looking at equestrian properties or comparing horse farm loans. Should you build or buy your horse farm? In short, buying an existing horse farm will be cheaper than […]

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