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Dailey Blog

Hi, I’m Hugh Dailey, President and CEO of Community Bank & Trust of Florida and welcome to my blog. I’ll be posting articles with insights and information on financial and banking trends, along with other issues important to our customers and people living in the communities of North Central Florida. I’ve been in banking for over 30 years and I’ll draw upon this experience to post information that will help readers keep up with today’s fast-paced changes in financial services and the overall economy.

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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09/19/2017: Be Proactive in Protecting Your Private Information

Personal information and your identity should be kept private. It should be up to each individual to decide if any personal information should be shared at all. Every time that you apply for credit, make a major purchase, request insurance or get medical services you must agree to provide some level of private information or […]

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09/13/2017: Irma is Gone!!!

Irma has moved on after wreaking havoc on Florida and the Caribbean. We are grateful for all of the dedication and loyalty of our CBTFL family that helped re-open our bank immediately after the storm.  It will be several months before our communities get back to normal. Many of our citizens still need permanent power, […]

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