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5 Stars for 4 Years

September 17, 2018

For 16 consecutive quarters, Bauer Financial, Inc. has awarded First Farmers a 5-star rating! Established in 1983, Bauer Financial is a completely independent financial institution rating company. They do not receive (nor have they ever received) payment by financial institutions…

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FREE Senior Safe Driving Course!

September 17, 2018

Drivers age 50 and over have the opportunity to reduce their car insurance premiums and get a driving refresher at the same time. The Senior Safe Driving Program is a two-day event that will be held October 23-24 from 8:30…

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$500 Credit on Home Loan Closing Costs!

July 16, 2018

For a limited time, eligible First Farmers home loan customers will receive a $500 lender credit* applied to their closing costs! Call Jeff Woodard toll-free at 800.441.2265 (BANK) for details. Apply for a home loan now with EZ Mortgage and…

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Join us for a First Farmers Field Day

July 3, 2018

First Farmers’ annual Field Days are just around the corner. Join us for the latest on the 2018 growing season. Agronomist Mike Toohill with Diversified Crop Insurance Services will be with us, and a marketing update will be provided as well….

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Listen to Matt Allen’s Interview on WIRL’s The Noon Show!

June 18, 2018

First Farmers Assistant Vice President and ag lender Matt Allen was recently interviewed by DeLoss Jahnke for The Noon Show on WIRL 1290AM. Some of the topics covered included interest rates, the health of Central Illinois’ ag economy, and balancing cost-cutting…

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New Regulation Affects ‘Legal Entities’ Opening Accounts

May 10, 2018

Effective May 11, 2018, all banks will be subject to new rules under the Bank Secrecy Act that will aid the government in the fight against crimes to evade financial measures designed to combat terrorism and other national security threats….

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First Farmers Now Offers Apple Pay and Android Pay!

May 2, 2018

If you have a ‘digital wallet’ on your mobile phone, you can now add your First Farmers debit and/or credit card to it and make purchases using Apple Pay or Android Pay. Digital wallet payments will be accepted at merchants…

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