Find a Branch or ATM


Starting a Business

In the business world, there are no guarantees. Starting a small business presents many unique challenges and success is far from certain.

At First Financial Bank we believe in small business. We understand that success takes hard work, dedication, planning and energy. We believe that our experience and commitment to small business has aided in fostering our customers’ growth and success.

For new businesses, one of the keys to success is the development of a business plan. The bottom line is that if you invest time and energy into a business plan, the chances for success are much greater.

The First Financial Bank Small Business Resource Center offers a wealth of practical information, tools and advice for both new and seasoned business owners. To browse topics of interest and read more, please visit: 
First Financial Small Business Resource Center 

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has extensive resources available to help you start or expand your small business:

  • Free counseling
  • Seminars on business planning
  • Assistance in writing business plans

To learn more about how the SBDC can help your business succeed, please visit:

SCORE is a non-profit organization sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE is manned by a staff of retired executives and former small business owners who volunteer their time and talents to assist entrepreneurs in starting a business or expanding their business through one-on-one counseling and business development workshops.

To connect with local SCORE services, please call 812- 231-6763 or visit:

Please wait...