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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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Scholarship Opportunity!!

November 4, 2019

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED. 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…

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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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Sign Up Today to Attend a Winter Ag Meeting

December 18, 2018

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…

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Scholarship Opportunity!!

December 3, 2018

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…

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