The 09.25.16 updates focus primarily on transaction history and what happens to your existing recurring payments/transfers when we launch the new online banking site.
Prior updates are available as well, in case you missed them.
A long-time service of First Farmers State Bank will be retiring soon.
OTIS (Online Telephone Information System), has served us and our customers well for many years, but it has reached the end of its productive life. The last day for OTIS accessibility will be Friday, September 30.
If you have been a regular OTIS user with online capabilities but have not enrolled in Online Banking, we encourage you to enroll today. It will provide all of the same information that you received through OTIS... plus so much more. And effective Monday, October 10, we will
The Minier Police Department, First Farmers State Bank and AARP are pleased to sponsor the 2016 Senior Driver Safety Program. The two-day course will be held Tuesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 19, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Each day’s session runs from 8:00a.m.-12:30p.m.
Minier Chief of Police Daryl Weseloh and Amy Crump from First Farmers will represent their organizations both days. Doughnuts, juice and coffee will be provided.
The program is intended for drivers who are age 50 and over. Participants will be reminded about defensive
First Farmers is excited to offer our customers big improvements to some of our services! These upgrades are scheduled to launch live on Monday morning, October 10.
What can you expect?
Improved online banking experience! New and fresher look but with all of the same information at your fingertips that you get today.
Enhanced bill payment service! More control and flexibility, faster payments and even the ability to send a same-day payment or an overnight check*. A database containing thousands of businesses and organizations will be
Time is running out to pay the second installment of your property taxes!
All three First Farmers State Bank locations accept real estate tax payments for both McLean and Tazewell Counties, and installment #2 is due soon. Both counties require the second installment payments to be made no later than Thursday, September 1. Unfortunately, we cannot accept late payments.
Ag producers, sign up today for one of our annual Field Day events!
Join Mike Toohill from Diversified Crop Insurance Services, and representatives from Advance Trading, Inc. for an agronomy and marketing update on the 2016 growing season. First Farmers' staff will be on hand to discuss anything unique to your operation.
Choose your date and sign up today!
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Effective June 1, 2016, First Farmers is working with Main Street Checks to provide printed checks for our checking account customers.
If you currently have checks from our previous vendor (Harland Clarke) and are getting ready to reorder, please call us at (800)441-BANK and ask to speak to a Personal Banker. We have new catalogs with various styles to choose from. If you like your existing Harland Clarke style and want to order the same style or something similar from Main Street, we will work to find the style that most closely resembles what you now have.
How to Repair My Credit and Improve My FICO Scores
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