How do you like to start your day? Being happy and grateful  Who has influenced you the most when it comes to your work ethic? My Dad  What drives you to work hard My family What inspires you at work? Everyone around me What drove you down this career path? I was offered a job at the bank many years …

Avoid these financial traps! Headed to college in the fall? Make your financial stability a priority! The American Bankers Association has identified 6 pitfalls to be aware of to help new students secure their future. Get a budget! Don’t spend more than you make. Figure out how much money you can afford to spend each month while contributing to your …

Just as a reminder: FirstOak Bank will never text or email and ask for your personal information! NEVER give away personal or financial information through email, over the phone, or via text. FirstOak Bank or other legitimate businesses will never ask for this information via these methods. Also, do not download links from suspicious emails or fill personal information into …

Meet Jake Kelley, Credit Analyst. Jake graduated from the University of Kansas and will be working at the Independence Main Branch starting July 1. His wife, Chandler, and his one year old son, Jack, enjoy playing outside. Jake looks forward to having a future fishing and hunting partner in his son Jack. Fun fact: Jake is left-handed but plays golf …

Did you know that Elder Financial Exploitation affects at least 10% of older adults each year in the US and cost our older friends more than $3B each year? Here are two of the most popular ways our elders are exploited: Elder TheftElder Theft is stealing an older adult’s assets, funds and / or income by a trusted person.  It …

What is Identity Theft? Identity Theft occurs when someone uses another persons identifying information such as their name, address, phone number, credit card, or social security number without their permission to commit fraud or other crimes How to prevent Identity Theft Check your credit report and use sites that regularly update you when your credit score changes or new inquiries …

Mobile Wallet has arrived for both debit and credit!⁠ To Set up Mobile Wallet:⁠1) locate the wallet app on your smart phone (most are already installed)⁠2) enter credit or debit card info⁠Your mobile wallet can’t be used for payment without your authentication⁠

How do you like to start your day? Walk with my dog and then a cup of coffee. Who has influenced you the most when it comes to your work ethic? My longtime mentor and friend Jim Koch. What drives you to work hard My family. What inspires you at work? Helping people achieve their dreams. What drove you down …

We love our staff!  Meet Rumor / Loan Assistant.  Rumor likes to start her day quiet and not early!  In her free time she loves to study Longhorn pedigrees and eat ice cream!  On 10/14/2021, Rumor welcomed a baby boy named Kyzer Glen. How do you like to start your day? Quiet and not early! Who has influenced you the …

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Business Questions How do you like to start your day? COFFEE!!! Who has influenced you the most when it comes to your work ethic? Ancestors/Parents What drives you to work hard My families pride in the work they did was instilled in me a young age. What inspires you at work? Never want to disappoint! What drove you down this …