Intro – FirstBank Reviews & Ranking
FirstBank was recently ranked and reviewed by AdvisoryHQ as a top rated banking firm. Firms on our top rated lists were selected after they successfully passed AdvisoryHQ’s ground-breaking, four-step banks and credit unions selection methodology.
Click here for a step-by-step breakdown of the methodology and selection process used during our FirstBank review: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.
The FirstBank review below provides a detailed assessment, including some of the factors used by AdvisoryHQ News in its ranking and selection of FirstBank.
Since its inception in 1963, FirstBank has worked to promote models of financial stability and excellent customer service.
Its online services have allowed its users to do almost everything without having to visit a branch, and they have a precise platform for business clients. Business clients can take advantage of checking and money market products.
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Key Factors Leading Us to Rank This Firm as One of This Year’s Top Banking Firms
Upon completing our detailed reviews, FirstBank was included in AdvisoryHQ’s ranking of this year’s best banking firms based on the following factors.
FirstBank Review: Online Banking
FirstBank strives to make banking convenient and easy for its customers, and offering online banking does just that.
They realize that not everyone has the time to make a trip to one of their locations, so they offer several services for customers to conduct their banking online.
Some of the features you can expect to take advantage of with FirstBank include:
- Check account balances and transactions
- View paper transactions, including checks and deposit slips
- View statements
- Transfer funds
- Setup and receive account alerts via email or text message
- Manage banking from your phone or tablet using the FirstBank Mobile Banking App
- Pay bills (optional service)
- Download transactions to Quicken or QuickBooks (optional service)
FirstBank also offers Combined Personal and Business Account Access, Business Online Banking, and Internet Cash Management.
FirstBank Review: eSave
FirstBank wants its customers to have the option of saving money the easy way. By signing up for eSave, you can do just that.
Get an eSave Checking and Savings account, a FirstBank Visa Debit card, and free online banking. Once signed up, you can sit back and watch money accumulate.
Each time you use your Visa Debit Card or make Bill Pay or ACH payments, money is automatically transferred to your savings account.
You specify the amount you want transferred (up to $99.99 or round transactions to the next dollar amount), not the bank. After you’ve reached $500 in savings within your first 12 months, you’ll receive a $25 bonus.
Some of the details of eSave include:
- $0 minimum balance
- $0 monthly service charge
- % interest-bearing
FirstBank Review: Loans
As well as offering checking and savings account options, FirstBank offers straightforward loan options as well.
Knowing that obtaining a loan can be an arduous process, FirstBank wants to make this process as painless as possible for its customers.
They offer loans that are in the best interest of the customer by listening and understanding the customer’s needs. They offer competitive rates and strive to keep costs low with the intent of saving the customer more money.
Here’s a sampling of the types of loans offered by FirstBank:
- Auto loans
- Business FirstLine of Credit
- Home equity loans
- Business loans
- Credit cards
- Retirement-based real estate
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