The EMBDC hosted a ribbon cutting earlier today for a new financial business in Meridian. First Consumers Financial of Meridian specializes in lending for individuals with all types of credit backgrounds. The manager, Ami Walker, opened an office in Quitman last year and has now opened this location to better serve those in the Meridian area. First Financial deals in loans for things such as home repairs, weddings, appliances, and new cars. They are located at 2552 North Hills Street, and their number is 601-453-2807.