COVID-19 FIRSTOAK BANK PUBLIC STATEMENT

The safety and health of our customers, employees, vendors, and communities we all serve is always our top priority. Banks are considered an essential business and during these unprecedented times, we are conducting as much business as possible while limiting person to person interaction.   FirstOak Bank will remain open and we will continue providing the service to which you’re accustomed.  As …

CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS STATEMENT

FirstOak Bank is actively monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, and will make every effort to maintain normal work hours during this crisis. However, management recognizes that there are circumstances when this may not be advisable as the safety and welfare of our employees and customers is our first priority. We will maintain close communication with local health officials and other banking …

Tips and Red Flags to watch out for on Social Media

Social Media can be fun for you and your kids. As connected as everyone is these days, it can be a full-time job monitoring your kids social media use. Here are some tips to use when your kids are ready for social media. Tips Educate yourself and your kids about social media get a head start and join any social …

More online banking export options

Exciting news! We have updated our online banking export options for QuickBooks and Quicken. Financial Institution name Customer Service phone number Home page URL Enrollment URL Services supported (additions or subtractions) **If you use Qucken to see the latest changes you will need to do a One-Step Update in the Quicken Windows product to get the latest changes to appear …

Login to FirstOak Bank using your Finger or Facial Recognition

You may already be using a Biometric Login. Chances are, you are already logging on to devices and apps using a biometric login don’t even know it. Biometric Identification uses your finger print and your face to recognize you and login in. Biometric login relies on “Who You Are” since it uses something on your skin or the makeup of …

What the Fed Rate Hike Means for CDs

First of all, what is a CD? It’s not the shiny music-containing disk of yesteryear that you may be envisioning. A CD, or Certificate of Deposit, is a type of savings account that has a fixed interest rate and a fixed withdrawal date (aka maturity date). How is a CD different? With a normal savings account, you can deposit and …