Articles by Glen McCall

About Glen McCall

Glen McCall leads First United Bank’s Oklahoma City and Edmond Markets and its purpose to inspire and empower others to Spend Life Wisely.

Glen is a graduate of Eckerd College, earning his degree in Business Management and ABA’s Commercial Lending School at SMU.

Glen serves his community through Scouting and Santa Fe Presbyterian Church in Edmond.

Glen resides in Edmond, OK with his wife of 27 years, Tracie, a Special Ed. Teacher, and their 3 sons. His free time is spent at his sons’ football games, band competitions and swim meets.

Cost-cutting business strategies for sustainability

By Glen McCall | April 25, 2024

In an era where companies are increasingly recognizing the importance of sustainability, integrating eco-friendly practices into financial strategies has become imperative. Effective cost-cutting measures not only contribute to a company’s bottom line but also play a crucial role in promoting environmental responsibility.

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A guide to starting your own business

By Glen McCall | February 29, 2024

Embarking on the journey of starting your own business is an exciting and challenging endeavor. Most communities offer a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem with ample opportunities for success. However, the process of launching a business can be complex and overwhelming, especially for first-time entrepreneurs. This article aims to provide you with essential guidance and direction to navigate the initial stages of starting your own business.

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Financial literacy and essential terms 

By Glen McCall | January 31, 2024

In an era driven by economic complexities and an ever-expanding financial landscape, a firm grasp of financial literacy has become indispensable. From managing personal finances to making informed investment decisions, understanding the terminology associated with finance is paramount.

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Embracing purpose-driven business when giving

By Glen McCall | December 29, 2023

In a world driven by profit and competition, the concept of purpose-driven business and conscious capitalism has emerged as a powerful force for positive change. As the giving season approaches, businesses can demonstrate their commitment to social responsibility and create a lasting impact on their communities. This article explores the significance of being a purpose-driven business during the giving season and how conscious capitalism can foster a more sustainable and compassionate business ecosystem.

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Enhancing small business fraud defense

By Glen McCall | November 30, 2023

For small business owners, ensuring the security of financial transactions and protecting against fraud is paramount. As technology advances, so do the methods employed by fraudsters, making it essential to stay one step ahead. Fortunately, banks offer robust fraud protection measures through their treasury management services.

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Retirement savings during open enrollment

By Glen McCall | October 30, 2023

As open enrollment season approaches, it’s time for employees and individuals to review their benefit options and make important decisions about their financial future. While healthcare coverage and flexible spending accounts often take the spotlight during this time, it’s equally crucial to consider qualified retirement plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). These powerful vehicles provide a means to save for retirement while enjoying tax advantages.

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Understanding the 5 Cs of credit 

By Glen McCall | September 21, 2023

Whether you’re applying for a loan, a credit card, or seeking financial assistance, understanding the fundamentals of credit evaluation is crucial. Lenders assess your creditworthiness using various factors, commonly known as the 5 Cs of credit. These five key elements provide a comprehensive framework for evaluating borrowers and determining their ability to repay debts.

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Don’t be fooled by fraud

By Glen McCall | August 22, 2023

From the moment we book our tickets, our minds become consumed with visions of breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cultures, and unforgettable experiences.

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Summer is a thief’s favorite time of year

By Glen McCall | July 25, 2023

Summer vacation is a great time to relax, have fun, and create precious memories with family and friends. However, it can also be a time when your spending activity increases, giving thieves more opportunities to take advantage of your hard-earned dollars. 

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It’s not too late

By Glen McCall | June 20, 2023

Saving for college is becoming increasingly important in today’s world. College tuition fees are rising yearly, and student debt is becoming a serious problem for many young adults. Without savings, some students may be limited in their educational options or be forced to forgo higher education altogether.

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