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Banking Through Uncertainty during COVID-19

Posted On: September 9, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Financial Wellness, General

 

Tags: Banking, Community Cafe, COVID-19, Interest Rates, Loans, Mortgage, Small Business

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Osawatomie Branch Temporarily Closed

Posted On: August 31, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Branch Highlights, General, News

First Option Bank is saddened to report that an employee of the Osawatomie branch has tested positive for COVID-19. The Osawatomie Lobby will be closed until further notice.

We have been and will continue following all CDC recommended cleaning and sanitizing measures.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as our lobby remains closed to ensure the safety of our employees, families, and the community. First Option Bank encourages following CDC guidelines on social...

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What To Know About Economic Relief Payments

What To Know About Economic Relief Payments

Posted On: April 20, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, General, News, Tips & Tricks

In March, the CARES Act – a $2 trillion economic relief package – was signed into law. A provision of the law will provide financial relief to many Americans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below you will find answers to common questions regarding these economic relief payments.

1. How large a payment will I receive?

The CARES Act outlines the parameters of who is eligible to receive a payment. The Internal Revenue Service is the agency responsible for determining...

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Tags: CARES Act, COVID-19, Economic Relief Payment, News, Tips & Tricks

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CARES Act Announced

Posted On: March 31, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, General, Loans, News

First Option Bank CARES About Your Business If your business has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and has fewer than 500 employees, is a non-profit, a tribal business or a veterans' association, you may be eligible for a loan through the recently announced CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act.  

First Option Bank will offer SBA 7(a) loans through...

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Tags: Business, CARES Act, COVID-19, Loans, News

National Consumer Protection Week 2020

National Consumer Protection Week 2020

Posted On: March 5, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Financial Wellness, General

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is known for protecting depositors, but we do more to connect with and protect the public. The FDIC was created in 1933 in response to the thousands of bank failures during the Great Depression of the late 1920s and early 1930s. Since the start of FDIC insurance in 1934, no depositor has lost a single cent of insured funds. 

What bank products does FDIC Deposit Insurance cover?

FDIC deposit insurance enables consumers to confidently...

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America Saves Week 2020 | Save as a Family

America Saves Week 2020 | Save as a Family

Posted On: February 29, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, General, Tips & Tricks

The best way to teach great money habits to our...

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Tags: America Saves Week, Children, Community, Family, Money Habits, News, Saving, Tips & Tricks

America Saves Week 2020 | Save to Reduce Debt

America Saves Week 2020 | Save to Reduce Debt

Posted On: February 28, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, General, Tips & Tricks

Are you currently working to pay down your debt?...

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Tags: America Saves Week, Community, Debt, News, Reduce Debt, Saving, Tips & Tricks

America Saves Week 2020 | Save to Retire

America Saves Week 2020 | Save to Retire

Posted On: February 27, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, General, Tips & Tricks

Preparing for retirement can easily be pushed...

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America Saves Week 2020 | Save for the Unexpected

America Saves Week 2020 | Save for the Unexpected

Posted On: February 26, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, General, Tips & Tricks

Imagine that tomorrow you walk out to your car,...

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Tags: America Saves Week, Community, Community Bank, News, Saving, Tips & Tricks, Unexpected

America Saves Week 2020 | Save with a Plan

America Saves Week 2020 | Save with a Plan

Posted On: February 25, 2020 by First Option Bank in: Banking, Community Commitment, Financial Wellness, General, Tips & Tricks

America Saves Week continues today with a charge...

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Tags: America Saves Week, Community, Community Bank, News, Save with a Plan, Saving, Tips & Tricks

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