Filthy Rich? How About Dirty Money?!

Dirty Money: New Research Reveals the Filthiness of Our Cash, Cards, & Coins Using a scientific device that tests for the amount of germs on a given surface, the team at LendEDU tested our debit & credit cards, cash, and coins to put some hard data behind just how dirty our money really is. Read…

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We Have a Winner!

First Farmers State Bank is very pleased to announce that Olympia High School senior Hannah Birkey has been named the second-place winner for Group 7 of Community Bankers Association of Illinois; First Farmers sponsored Birkey for the contest. She has been awarded a one-time $500 monetary prize to be used for higher education beginning next…

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Employment Opportunity: PART-TIME TELLER (Minier AND Bloomington)

Yes, First Farmers is looking to fill Part-Time Teller positions available at our Minier AND Bloomington locations! Responsibilities include assisting bank clients with various banking transactions, including accepting deposits, withdrawals, and payments. You will also be answering client inquiries about their accounts, the bank, or its services. Ideal candidates will have a high level of…

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Remember to Make Your 2018 IRA Contribution

Time is running out to make your 2018 IRA contribution! If you haven’t done so already (and you haven’t yet filed your 2018 tax return), see Financial Advisor Jeff Bressner of First Farmers State Bank Investment Services to check that task off of your to-do list! Call Jeff today at (309) 663-6200 to make your contribution…

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Free Credit Reports!

A lot of companies say they offer free credit reports, but only one truly does and is expressly approved by federal law to provide them:  annualcreditreport.com. There are a lot of imposters out there, so don’t be fooled… this is the official source. Consumers are entitled to one free credit report annually year from Experian,…

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Sign Up Today to Attend a Winter Ag Meeting

All local producers are invited to join us for a First Farmers Annual Winter Ag Meeting BLOOMINGTON:  FEBRUARY 8 Avanti’s Italian Restaurant 3302 E. Empire St. (across from the Airport) 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. DELAVAN: FEBRUARY 8 The Farmhouse 120 E. 5th St. 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MINIER: FEBRUARY 15 St. John’s United Church…

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Scholarship Opportunity!!

DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED. APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED. First Farmers is proud to promote the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) Foundation’s Annual Essay Scholarship Contest!  The contest increases awareness of locally owned banks and their contributions to their communities. Any high school senior intending to pursue higher education is encouraged to apply. An…

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First Farmers’ Holiday Hours

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from all of us at First Farmers! We will be open during the holiday season with regular bank hours except as follows: Monday, December 24:  Lobbies and drive-up open until 12 noon Tuesday, December 25:  CLOSED Monday, December 31:  Lobbies and drive-up open until 5pm Tuesday, January 1:  CLOSED Wishing you and yours…

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First Farmers Now Offers Text Fraud Alerts!

The security and safety of our customers’ accounts is extremely important to us, and First Farmers is pleased to offer Text Fraud Alerts as part of our debit card protection program. Beginning Monday, September 24, you will receive a text alert when suspicious activity is detected on your First Farmers Visa Check Card. If you…

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