Happy 2015! Your friends at your Hometown Community Banks wish you a healthy, prosperous New Year. Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to serving you in 2015.
Plan to stop in, warm up, and visit with friends at one of our scheduled Bank Golden Hospitality Days! Bring a friend or two along and enjoy good conversation and refreshments.
Morton: 8-9:30am Tue., Feb. 3, Tue., March 3, (no April Goldens) in Original MCB, 671 W. Jackson.
East Peoria: 8-9am Wed., Feb. 11, March 11, April 8 at Fondulac Plaza Bank, 2400 E. Washington.
Minier: 8-9am Thu., Feb. 19, March 19, April 16 at our Bank, 119 S. Minier.
Eureka: 8-9am Thu., Feb. 26, March 26, April 30 at The Gathering Place at Maple Lawn Homes.
Roanoke-Benson: 8-9am Thu., Feb. 26, March 26, April 30 at our Bank 416 W. Front St., Roanoke.
Washburn: 9-10am Tue., Feb. 3, March 3, April 7 at Washburn Christian Church Social Ctr.
Manito: 8-9am Thu., Feb. 26, March 26, April 23 at the Forman Ctr. in Manito.
Macomb: 8:30am-11am Thu., Feb. 5, March 5, April 2 at our Bank, 127 S. Side Sq.
Important Security Reminder: Morton Community Bank will never call, email or text you and ask you for personal information regarding your accounts. Please remember never to give out your card or PIN numbers or any other confidential information, such as your social security number. There have been a number of phone scams targeting Seniors in Central Illinois recently...so please be aware.
Looking for a convenient way to save some money for 2015 Christmas gift giving? Ask about our Christmas Club Savings account. Save today to fill your sleigh!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner...consider giving Books of Bills: unique pads of crisp, new one dollar bills in books of $10 (cost $12) and $25 (cost $28) that include some bank coupons as well. If you like giving gift cards, remember we offer MasterCard Gift Cards. (This card is issued by MetaBank pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. Certain fees apply. Available to our customers only. See Deposit Services for details.)
Is it 'time' to begin thinking about your IRA contributions? We are accepting 2014-2015 IRA contributions....traditional as well as Roth. Want to transfer your IRA to your Hometown Bank? Any of our IRA specialists would be happy to assist you. (Please consult your tax advisor.) Remember also that we offer Health Savings Accounts. (Certain restrictions apply. Fees may reduce earnings. Talk to Deposit Services for account details and a brochure.)
Have you checked out our Online Banking services? View your account history & checks, transfer funds among MCB accounts and more...plus ask us about our Bill Pay program...stay warm, save postage, checks and time! Also popular, especially with those traveling during the winter months, are our eStatements...paperless statements that offer instant and secure access to your checking and savings account statements online using our secure Online Banking Service. View statements, print, or do both! eStatements arrive faster than mailed statements...safer, too..and less paper to file! For details on Online Banking or eStatement enrollment, visit www.hometownbanks.com. Ask about Mobile Banking options, too!
Also, be sure to call us about our CD rates if you have money to place. Ask us about our "$100,000 and over" rates. (Subject to penalty for early withdrawal.) Also, your Hometown Community Bank offers CDARS service...smart investing to enjoy up to 50 million in FDIC insurance coverage...One Bank * One Rate * One Statement. Call your Hometown Community Bank Deposit Services for more details on this program. Relax with fully-insured deposits up to 50 million at your Hometown Community Banks!
Is your New Year's resolution to get organized or re-organize important papers this Winter? Remember your Hometown Community Banks offer Safe Deposit Boxes in a variety of sizes, conveniently located at lobby level. (The contents of safe deposit boxes are not deposits and not insured by this bank or by the FDIC. Safe deposit customers may obtain coverage on box contents from their own insurance agents.)
Thinking about some renovations to your home this year? If you own your own home, talk to our Hometown Lenders to see if our attractive Home Equity Line of Credit is right for you! Remember, we also offer a variety of other loan products as well. (Offer of credit is subject to credit approval.)
As you look ahead in 2015, consider our Cash Back Visa Credit Card that offers an incredibly low annual percentage rate of 7.25%? (This rate is not just an introductory rate!) To apply, fill out the form at www.hometownbanks.com, print it and drop it off at your nearest Hometown Community Bank location or see us for an application! (Rate is current as of January 26, 2015. Offer of credit is subject to credit approval. Rate is variable and determined by adding a margin to the Prime Rate.)
Hope to see you soon. Watch for your next Golden letter in April.