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Lobby Closing/Access

March 18, 2020

  The health and well-being of our customers, employees and communities are our top priorities.  Because of Coronavirus Covid-19 health threat, we are limiting face to face contact in our lobbies by closing them to the public except for by…

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Scholarship Opportunity!!

February 26, 2020

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. First Farmers State Bank 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…

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Sign Up Today to Attend a Winter Ag Meeting

January 17, 2020

All local producers are invited to join us for a First Farmers Annual Winter Ag Meeting BLOOMINGTON:  FEBRUARY 14 Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center 1413 Leslie Dr. (Next door to FFSB) 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MINIER: FEBRUARY 21…

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“Pass it On” at the Holidays

November 21, 2019

“Pass it On” at the holidays November 19, 2019 by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education Holidays often mean time with family and friends. If you’re looking for conversation starters that avoid tricky topics –…

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SIM Swap Scams: How to Protect Yourself

October 24, 2019

October 23, 2019 by Alvaro Puig, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If your cell phone is your go-to device for checking your email, paying your bills, or posting to social media, you’re not alone. So imagine that your cell phone suddenly…

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Filthy Rich? How About Dirty Money?!

May 22, 2019

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…

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We Have a Winner!

May 15, 2019

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…

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

April 15, 2019

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…

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Remember to Make Your 2018 IRA Contribution

February 28, 2019

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…

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Free Credit Reports!

January 23, 2019

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…

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