Celebrate Small Business Week! Here’s how you can help! 1. Buy Gift Cards 2. Order Local! 3. Shop Local Small Businesses Online 4. Check in online when you’re at a small business 5. Review a business on yelp, google places or other review site 6. Share a post on social media of your favorite small business 7. Tell a friend …

FirstOak Bank has become aware that our customers have been being solicited by other lenders showing the amount of PPP loan a customer received and identifies FirstOak Bank by name as the lender. These letters can be confusing. What you should know: FirstOak Bank would never share your information! The SBA was required by law to share all PPP information …

Save for retirement There has never been a better time than now to start saving for retirement. Socking money away for retirement is always a start move. FirstOak Bank has a number of accounts that can help turn your stimulus money into your retirement goals. Pay off debt One of the best things you can do with your stimulus money …

Check the status of upcoming stimulus payments: Access Get My Payment: http://bit.ly/3qOe6or The IRS announced that the third round of economic impact payments will begin reaching Americans over the next week, and that some direct deposit payments already arrived. ‌“Additional batches of payments will be sent in the coming weeks by direct deposit and through the mail as a check …

African Americans have been in integral part of our financial and banking industries. In honor of Black History, FirstOak Bank wants to highlight a few milestones. 1778 Richard Allen and Absalom Jones established an organization to help educate African Americans on socioeconomic issues. 1879 Blanche Kelso Bruce was the first African American to appear on US Currency as Register of …