Health Savings Accounts (HSA) provide a great way to take control of health expenses you incur now, or in the future. HSA’s offer many savings and tax advantages. When considering an HSA account you must first determine if you qualify … Continue reading
As small businesses themselves, community banks are relationship lenders that only thrive when their customers and communities do the same. Community banks are local job creators, since they fund nearly 60% of small business loans under $1 million. Small businesses … Continue reading
Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. Since the program started in 1997, some 146,400 bankers have taught savings skills to 6.4 million … Continue reading
Introducing a fast and safe way to send money to anyone! Whether you’re paying back a friend for lunch or chipping in for a co-worker’s retirement gift, now you can do it all using People Pay! It’s Fast: Money is … Continue reading
Scam artists in the U.S. and around the world defraud millions of people each year. They use the phone, email, postal mail, and the internet to trick you into sending money or giving out personal information. Here are things you … Continue reading
Holiday checks are usually mailed within the first two weeks of October. Did you know that you can ask us to transfer the funds from your Holiday Savings account directly to another American Bank deposit account? This is a great … Continue reading
This month we added an extra feature to our Online and Mobile Banking! Now you can truly bank anytime and anywhere with the Mobile Deposit feature. You must first enable your bank account(s) for Online Banking before using Mobile Banking … Continue reading
Don’t be scared off from using your mobile device to access your bank accounts. Just be sure to practice good, safe behaviors and keep track of your gadgets. With a little common sense and attention, mobile banking can be both … Continue reading
Are you looking to purchase savings bonds for holiday gifts?
The Treasury discontinued over-the-counter sales of paper savings bonds in January 2012. Savings bonds in electronic format remain available for purchase at: www.treasurydirect.gov . In order to purchase a savings bond, you must open an account in TreasuryDirect. On this site there are also options for you to purchase bonds as gifts to other individuals.