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Website changes are coming in April!

Planters First Bank is excited to annouce website improvements and new features coming April 5, 2021: New website address, www.bankplanters.com A vibrant and fresh new look Responsive design that is viewable on any device (desktop, phone or tablet) Easy navigation that allows our customers to better access our digital banking services We hope you take some time to browse our new site after launch and learn more about what Planters First Bank can offer.



2021 Economic Impact Payment Information

Update Posted: March 22, 2021 Subject Line: 2021 Economic Impact Payment According to the IRS, the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed the week of March 22nd. Please continue to use the Get My Payment tool on the IRS website to track you stimulus payment. EIP Checks/Cards. Be on the lookout for paper checks that may be presented from the next round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP). IRS announced yesterday the next batch of checks and debit cards are being mailed...



Groundhog Day-How to avoid repeating money mistakes over and over again.

Since 1840, each February legendary weather forecasting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his winter burrow in Pennsylvania. If it's a sunny day and he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. But, if it's a cloudy day and Phil does not see his shadow, an early spring is on the way. This strange holiday inspired a 1993 rom-com film about a TV weather reporter named Phil (played by actor Bill Murray) who gets trapped in a time warp and has to unbearably...



Important Information about Certificate of Deposit Maturities

To assist during this difficult time, Planters First Bank is happy to waive early withdrawal penalties on certificate of deposits that mature in the next 6 months. We recognize that many of our customers need access to long term investments to assist with back to school expenses, future holiday expenses, and other life events. If you’d like to redeem your certificate of deposit please visit your local branch or contact us at 833.732.8351 to learn more. Thank you for banking with...



We've committed to the Georgia Safety Promise.

Our priority during this difficult time is looking after you, our employees and our impacted communities. In an effort to protect the spread of COVID-19, we recently adopted a number of preventative measures. How can you help? Customers can: -Wear masks when entering any Planters First Bank branch, or any business in our community. -Wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm water every chance you get. -Use the hand sanitizer provided throughout our branch lobbies. -Maintain 6...



Debit & Win It Sweepstakes

We are excited to announce our Debit & Win It Sweepstakes. Use your PFB Discover® Debit card between July 1 and October 31 to be automatically entered to win monthly prizes. You’ll receive one entry for every purchase made with your PFB Discover debit card during the associated promotional period- it’s that simple! See our scheduled giveaways below and for more information, click here to see Official Rules. July - Three winners will receive $500 each August-...



Planters First Bancorp CEO, Dan Speight talks about the CARES Act on ESPN Middle Georgia.

Planters First Bancorp CEO, Dan Speight shared his insight regarding the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Act on The Bill Shanks Radio Show. To hear Dan's interview please click here. ESPN Middle Georgia - The Bill Shanks Show



Remain cautious! Beware of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams & Census Bureau scams.

A compilation of tips and recommendations from Planters First Bank and its partners on ways to stay safe online, as well as how to avoid cyber threats and scams during this pandemic. Avoiding Cyber Threats and Scams: FTC: Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines FTC & FDA: Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus Scams FTC & FDA: Coronavirus Scams, Part 2 FTC: Beware of Census 2020 Scams! ESET: Beware Scams Exploiting Coronavirus Fears Security Tips for Remote Workers:...



Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Planters First Bank Preparedness Plan: Current Concern: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated Posted: July 12, 2021 Subject Line: Latest Update from Planters First Bank Advance Child Tax Credit Payments As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, the U.S. Federal Government is offering advance payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) to eligible families. Eligible families should visit IRS.gov/childtaxcredit2021 to provide the IRS with the most-up-to date bank account information...



Updates to Dashboard coming March 30th

Changes you will see in the coming weeks to your Online Banking & Mobile App Dashboard: Left-align navigation. Our main menu navigation in Online Banking is shifting from the top of the screen to the left of the screen to accommodate future offerings. Say hi! We'll greet you by preferred name next to your profile photo, which offers quick access to updating your profile or switching accounts. New account list options. For customers with multiple accounts, the dashboard will...



Customer Alert: ATM System Upgrade Schedule

Our ATMs will be temporarily out of service due to system upgrades. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You may access your accounts 24/7 via online banking or our mobile app. FITZGERALD: Unavailable Monday, Nov. 4th Fitzgerald ATM Location: 212 E Central Ave Fitzgerald GA 31750 Please note Ocilla ATM located at 120 E 4th St, Ocilla, GA 31774 will be available to use as normal during this upgrade. HAWKINSVILLE: Unavailable Tuesday, Nov....



CyberSecurity 101 – A crash course for protecting you and your data.

It can be a bit overwhelming to understand all of the terms you’ll hear tossed about regarding cybersecurity. Just a few include malware, ransomware, phishing, worm, and many more. So while we can’t explain all things cybersecurity in this article, our goal here is to give you an overview of many of the more common terms. Malware – This includes viruses, worms, and Trojan Horses. These are software programs that infect your machine and carry malicious codes to destroy the data...



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