For all customers using the First Farmers mobile app, if you haven't been prompted already, you'll be instructed to update the app upon your next login. The reason for the update is improved security; the security of your financial data is of utmost important to us!
There's no charge to update the app, and you'll continue to enjoy the same services you've had until now. However, be advised that if you have an older mobile device model or one with an older operating system, you may informed that your device is incompatible with the update. Unfortunately, once you
Make sure your Internet Banking access experiences no service interruption by enabling Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 before Monday April 9, 2018!
About Transport Layer Security (TLS)
Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol ensuring that a connection to a remote endpoint is securely encrypted to provide privacy and data integrity. More and more web applications and application programming interface (API) connections use TLS as a key component of their security. TLS 1.2 is the most current version and is considered to be the most
If you were unable to attend our Ag Outlook Meetings in Bloomington and Minier, you have one last chance to attend!
Monday, February 26
8-10am, breakfast served
Olde Towne Bar and Grill
401 N. Locust St., Delavan
It's free to attend, but we need to know if you're coming.
Sign up today with your local First Farmers ag specialist!
Join us for our one of our annual Ag Outlook Meetings!
Start the new farming season off right with a hot breakfast, helpful information about Central Illinois agriculture from Diversified Crop Insurance Services, and time to visit with other local producers.
You have 3 dates and locations to choose from:
- Friday, February 2: BLOOMINGTON
Avanti's Italian Restaurant, 3302 E. Empire St.
- Friday, February 9: MINIER
St. John's United Church of Christ, 302 N. Maple St.
- Monday, February 26: DELAVAN
Olde Towne Bar & Grille, 410 N. Locust
The deadline for the CBAI Foundation annual scholarship contest is approaching fast!
Time is running out to apply for the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) Foundation annual scholarship essay contest. First Farmers State Bank is pleased to promote this opportunity. The contest increases awareness of locally owned banks and their contributions to their communities. Any high school senior who intends to pursue higher education is encouraged to apply.
The packet includes contest rules
It’s never too early to think about Christmas, and the Olympia Kiwanis Club is busy making preparations for the 2017 parade. This year's theme is "Celebrating Christmas -- 150 Years".
This year’s Christmas Parade will culminate Minier’s year-long celebration of its Sesquicentennial. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 2 when the parade will step off at 2 p.m. on north Main Street. Father Minier and Santa will be on hand for the celebration.
Churches, clubs, organizations and businesses are encouraged to build a float to enter in the parade
Our own Joe Conroy and his family were featured in this recent Agrinews article!
Horses to Horsepower:
WWII Veteran Keeps Combine Rolling
MINONK, Ill. — A World War II veteran recently began harvesting his 64th crop near the home where he and his wife raised their family.
John “Jack” Conroy, who turns 97 years young on Oct. 31, was operating the combine, while his son, Ed, 65, was handling grain cart duties. The father-son duo farm about 1,000 acres.
It’s a chore Jack looks forward to every year.
The Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) Foundation recently announced its annual essay scholarship contest and First Farmers State Bank is pleased to promote this opportunity. The contest increases awareness of locally owned community banks and the contributions to their communities. Any high school senior who intends to pursue higher education is encouraged to apply.
The packet PDF includes contest rules and essay criteria and our sponsor contact info. Be sure to read through the rules carefully
Good changes are coming for users of First Farmers State Bank's Visa credit card!
If you are an existing user* of a First Farmers State Bank credit card (issued through Fifth Third Bank), we want to let you know that First Farmers is now partnering with TCM Bank N.A. This impacts credit cards only---debit cards and other products are unaffected by this change. There is nothing you need to do until you receive your new card the week of November 6, and you can continue using your existing card in the future.
What is the remaining timeline
Equifax Security Breach
You have surely heard about the Equifax security breach that recently became big news (but actually occurred in July).
What you should KNOW?
- 143 million Americans had their Social Security number, birth date, address, and driver’s license number stolen from Equifax. This information can be used to open a new line of credit using your identity.
- Equifax and the other credit bureaus provide your personal data to your lender when you apply for a loan. Your lender may also provide data about your payment activities to the credit
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