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September is College Savings Month

September may be back to school for many families, but did you know it’s also College Savings Month? If you haven’t started saving for college yet, this is a great time to start and make a game plan. Why Save for College? Saving for college reduces student loan debt. Every dollar you save is about a dollar less your child will have to borrow. Every dollar you borrow will cost about two dollars by the time you repay the debt. College savings increases flexibility in...



Culver's of Macon, GA

We're a bank in the business of growing businesses. Each quarter, Planters First Bank recognizes customers who have chosen to partner with us to help make their business goals a reality. Customer service isn't an afterthought; it's at the core of everything we do. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. Congratulations to Culver's of Macon, GA on your grand opening! “I’m excited to bring ButterBurgers and frozen custard to Macon,” said...



2021-2022 September Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2021-2022 September Teacher Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools. This spotlight program is held in conjunction with the Pulaski County School System through their nomination and directional process on choosing the educator for the monthly spotlight that will run from September through April of each school year. Congratulations, Christine Cromer, for being selected as this month’s Teacher Spotlight! Christine Cromer is a teacher at...



Featured Article in Georgia Communities First Magazine

Branch Transformation—Merging Technology, Retail Space and Personal Service As banks strive to adapt to evolving customer expectations and technology, branch transformation becomes increasingly important to offering an efficient and engaging environment. The Community Bankers Association of Georgia asked several of their partner firms to share what they are seeing in the field, as well as trends and the journey to dialogue banking. The orginal article was featured in the...



National Small Business Week

Each year since 1963, National Small Business Week (NSBW) is celebrated in America. And while the dates may change, its important purpose stays the same. This year, NSBW is taking place September 13- Sept 15. At Planters Bank, we are proud to support local businesses and have strong partnerships with many local businesses within our communities. We invite you to learn more about National Small Business Week, how you can do your part to support them -- especially during uncertain times...



Featured Article in Business View Magazine

Good stewards of wealth Business View Magazine interviews representatives of Planters First Bank for our focus on Community Banks in Georgia. This article was originally published on September 10, 2021. VIEW THE ARTICLE ON BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VIEW THE DIGITAL VERSION OF THIS FEATURE Planters First Bank is the eighth oldest financial institution in Georgia. Founded in 1896, with headquarters in Cordele, they currently operate eight full-service locations throughout the...



Robins Air Force Base

Planters First Bank’s leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We believe in volunteering, making an impact, leaving the world just a little bit better than we found it. And we don’t hesitate to celebrate the accomplishments of our employees, customers, and community members—because it energizes all parties. Congratulations to Robins Air Force Base as they celebrate their 80th anniversary...



2021 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes

We are excited to announce our 2021 Debit & Win It Sweepstakes. Use your Planters First Bank Discover® Debit card between August 1 and December 31 to be automatically entered to win monthly prizes. You’ll receive one entry for every purchase made with your Planters First Bank Discover debit card during the associated promotional period- it’s that simple! For more information, click here to see Official Rules. August – Five winners will recieve $100 each; click to learn...



Hayley Connor

Planters First Bank’s leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We believe in volunteering, making an impact, leaving the world just a little bit better than we found it. And we don’t hesitate to celebrate the accomplishments of our employees, customers, and community members—because it energizes all parties. Congratulations to Hayley Connor, for your second Emmy win! Planters First Bank is proud of...



Stuckey’s Corporation

Our leadership team is made up of experienced and local professionals ready to get to know you, your family, and your business. We use a dedicated approach to become not simply your bank, but your partner. Stuckey's Corporation who is known for their roadside stores & iconic pecan log rolls was recently featured in our Customer Stories Series. Planters First Bank is proud to feature Stuckey’s Corporation in their latest commercial, which are shown on Channel 13 WMAZ, through...



Planters First Bank is proud to feature Stuckey’s Corporation in their latest commercial.

Stuckey’s who is known for their roadside stores, iconic pecan log rolls, and most recently their GA manufacturing plant is the latest customer of Planters First Bank to be featured in our commercials which are shown on Channel 13 WMAZ, through streaming services such as Sling and Tubi, and through local online advertising. Thanks to Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey’s and RG Lamar, President of Stuckey’s the company is making a resurgence and has selected Planters First Bank to be...



Back-to-School Tips & Savings with Planters Perks

As summer comes to a close, it is time to start getting the kids ready for a new school year. Parents will begin shopping for all the materials their child will need to have a successful school year and be prepared to start learning on day one. Here are a few tips to help parents & students prepare: 1. Attire Eyeglasses: Did you know that your Planters Perks and Planters Premium personal checking account can save you money on eye and medical prescriptions? Save even more money on...



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