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Planters First Bank joins ‘Safe Banking for Seniors’ campaign

Planters First Bank is joining the national effort to protect seniors from becoming victims of fraud and financial abuse by offering Safe Banking for Seniors workshops within the communities we serve and by providing free online resources. Each year older customers lose approximately $2.9 billion to fraud, but it is suspected that number is drastically underestimated because only 1 in 44 seniors report financial abuse. Safe Banking for Seniors is a new financial education program...



Stop by our New Warner Robins Banking Center

Middle Georgia (May 2023) – “We are thrilled to open a new state-of-the-art office in Warner Robins. This new location was built to support our awesome customers, increase our presence in the Warner Robins market, and benefit those that want to bank with a community bank that has the service you expect and technology you want,” said Eli Tinsley, President, and Chief Executive Officer at Planters First Bank. Click here to view the photo gallery Welcoming Banking...



Planters First Bank Announces New Chief Credit Officer

Middle Georgia (May 2023) - Planters First Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Chris Howe to Chief Credit Officer. Eli Tinsley, Bank President & CEO, stated, "Chris' experience, leadership, and vision have been instrumental in implementing operating efficiencies for lending, streamlining processes, and setting the stage for our continued growth. As Chief Credit Officer, we are confident that Chris will continue to be a vital asset in helping Planters First Bank achieve our...



Planters First Bank Announces Promotion of Perry Banking Center Manager

Middle Georgia (May 2023) - Planters First Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Amie Jones to Banking Center Manager for our Perry Market. Jones joined Planters First Bank in 2021 as Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager. She has over 20 years of banking experience; Jones holds a degree in Business Administration. Eli Tinsley, Bank President & CEO, commented, "Amie's extensive experience paired with her passion for delivering exceptional customer service, makes her the...



ICBA and Planters First Bank: Community Banks Build Better Communities

In honor of Community Banking Month in April, Planters First Bank and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are shining a spotlight on community bank efforts to create economic prosperity for Americans in urban, suburban, and rural communities nationwide. “As a financial service provider with deep community ties, we apply our local knowledge and financial expertise to help the citizens of Middle Georgia reach their financial goals while supporting important causes that...



2023 Spring CD Special

Whether you’re saving for retirement or a rainy day, our CD rates will make a big splash! Apply Today! Why choose Planters First Bank? You work hard for your money. Our rates work hard to grow it. Your money is safe and secure: Your deposit is FDIC insured, so your money is protected. We have a financial history you can count on: Feel secure knowing you're backed by over 126 years of trusted banking. View your Planters First Bank Certificate of...



Understanding FDIC Deposit Insurance

Sleep tight — Your money is safe! If the economy suddenly tanks or some banks fail, there’s absolutely no reason to head to your local bank branch and withdraw a suitcase full of cash. Your money is much safer in a bank than it would be stuffed under your mattress (or anywhere else). Protecting our customers’ deposits and funds at Planters First Bank is a top priority. You may have heard that Planters First Bank is FDIC-insured or is a member of the FDIC. But what does that mean for...



Help your finances bloom

Spring cleaning your finances doesn't have to be a chore with these simple steps! With Planters First Bank Online & Mobile Banking, you can organize your finances with ease. From your desktop or your mobile device, you can manage your finances and start working on achieving your financial goals this spring. Secure access at your fingertips Track your spending: Set up a budget and figure out your spending habits — are you using those memberships? How much do you spend eating out?...



Bailey Leger of Leger & Son, recognized as a Future Watermelon Farm Leader

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, and 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. Our goal is to help you succeed - because when you succeed, we succeed. Congratulations to...



2022-2023 March School Administration Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank proudly announces the 2022-2023 March School Administration 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, Kindal Smith, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Kindal Smith is currently serving in her...



Planters First Bank Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

Planters First Bank has information for you during National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) — March 5 - 11, 2023 — and any time of the year. NCPW is a time when government agencies, consumer protection groups, and organizations like ours work together to share information about consumer rights and help people learn to spot, report, and avoid scams. Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams? Wondering about the best way to improve your credit, shop for a used...



2022-2023 February School Administration Spotlight for Pulaski County Schools

Planters First Bank is proud to announce the 2022-2023 February School Administration 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, Jody Heath, for being selected as this month’s spotlight! Mr. Heath is a 1988 graduate of Central...



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