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Frequently Asked Banking Questions


Q: Are my deposit accounts FDIC insured?
A: The basic insured amount of a depositor is $100,000. However, you may be eligible for more coverage under certain circumstances.

Q: How do I set up Direct Deposit of my payroll check?
A: After your checking application has been approved, you will receive our routing and transit number and your account number. If your employer participates in a direct deposit program, simply provide this information to the human resources or payroll department at your company, and your direct deposit will usually begin within thirty days.

Q: How do I set up Direct Deposit of my Social Security check?
A: After your checking application has been approved, you will receive our routing and transit number and your account number. Then simply contact your local Social Security office and have your Social Security Number and account information available to set up your direct deposit.

Q: Can I get information about my account by phone?
A: Yes! Account information is available with our Customer Service Representatives during business hours at any of our offices or ask about our Voice Response System for automated account information 24 hours a day.

Q: Is interest paid on my checking account?
A: Yes! If you want a checking account that pays a market rate of interest, check out our Now Checking account.

Q: Can I open an account if I don't live in the United States? What if I live in the United States but am not a citizen yet?
A: At this time, we only accept applications from persons residing within the United States with valid U.S. tax identification numbers (Social Security Numbers). If you have questions, contact us.

Q: Can I do all of my banking with you?
A: Yes! Thanks to the convenience of Direct Deposit and ATMs, everyday banking activities can be performed on your own time. Contact us with questions about your banking needs.

Q: Can I look at all of my transactions at any time?
A:Yes! With Online Banking, you have access to your account information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Q: How frequently is my information updated?
A: Your account information is updated every business day.

Q: Are wire transfers possible to and from my checking account?
A: Yes! Funds can be transferred to and from accounts by wire transfer or via ACH (Automated Clearing House). Contact us for details.

Q: How do I make a deposit to my account?
A: You can do most of your banking by using direct deposit, or ACH (Automated Clearing House) transactions. We also offer a bank-by-mail service, which allows you to mail non-recurring deposits. Contact us for details on a method that's best for you.

Q: When do I have access to use Internet Banking?
A: With Online Banking, you have access to your account information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!



 
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