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Remain cautious! Beware of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams & Census Bureau scams.

A compilation of tips and recommendations from Planters First Bank and its partners on ways to stay safe online, as well as how to avoid cyber threats and scams during this pandemic. Avoiding Cyber Threats and Scams: FTC: Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines FTC & FDA: Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus Scams FTC & FDA: Coronavirus Scams, Part 2 FTC: Beware of Census 2020 Scams! ESET: Beware Scams Exploiting Coronavirus Fears Security Tips for Remote Workers:...



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Planters First Bank Preparedness Plan: Current Concern : Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Updated Posted: March 28, 2020 Subject Line: Latest Update from Planters First Bank On March 27th Congress passed and the President signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus spending bill also known as the CARE ACT. The Payment Protection Program in the Act establishes a lending program of $349 billion for Small Businesses. This program includes nonprofits and independent contractors and it will provide small businesses with immediate, low-cost assistance for payroll and operating costs....



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Updates to Dashboard coming March 30th

Changes you will see in the coming weeks to your Online Banking & Mobile App Dashboard: Left-align navigation. Our main menu navigation in Online Banking is shifting from the top of the screen to the left of the screen to accommodate future offerings. Say hi! We'll greet you by preferred name next to your profile photo, which offers quick access to updating your profile or switching accounts. New account list options. For customers with multiple accounts, the dashboard will...



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Customer Alert: ATM System Upgrade Schedule

Our ATMs will be temporarily out of service due to system upgrades. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You may access your accounts 24/7 via online banking or our mobile app. FITZGERALD: Unavailable Monday, Nov. 4th Fitzgerald ATM Location: 212 E Central Ave Fitzgerald GA 31750 Please note Ocilla ATM located at 120 E 4th St, Ocilla, GA 31774 will be available to use as normal during this upgrade. HAWKINSVILLE: Unavailable Tuesday, Nov....



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Introducing our New Mobile App

What can you do with Mobile Banking? Convenience is always good, especially when it comes to your finances. Mobile Banking puts the power of managing your accounts right in the palm of your hand. You can complete most of the same tasks as you do within Online Banking from your smartphone: Deposit personal checks without coming to a bank office using Mobile Deposit Quickly check account balances right when you need to Transfer money between your accounts Instantly review...



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Technology Enhancement Notification

As part of our commitment to remain on the cutting edge of banking technology, we are pleased to announce that we are upgrading our computer processing system. Our enhanced system will help us continue to provide the extraordinary customer service you have come to expect while enabling us to offer the most up-to-date products and services. Enhancement Time frame: Start: Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 4 p.m. Finish: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 8 a.m. All PFB offices will be closed on...



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Prepare for PFB's Online Bill Pay upgrade on May 28, 2019

Prepare for your Online Bill Pay upgrade on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. During PFB’s system enhancement, which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, through Tuesday, May 28, 2019, your Bill Pay will be disrupted for a short time. This system enhancement DOES NOT require you to re-enter your existing biller relationships or alter your recurring or future dated payments. For eBill users, there WILL be one additional step required, and you may temporarily receive a paper bill in...



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Get ready for a new banking experience with PFB.

We have exciting news for you as we enhance our technology and systems. Our goal is to continue earning your business and meeting your needs. To do that, we need to keep improving. That’s why we are upgrading our systems to make your banking experience with us even better. Here’s a quick look at some of the changes to expect on Tuesday, May 28, 2019; and, don’t forget to save the date: Online Banking & Bill Pay Consumer and Business Online Banking and Bill Pay are getting a new,...



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Online Banking Updates

We’re making improvements to PFB's online banking — helping you stay connected to your money, with added convenience and confidence. You’ll notice: An optimized experience Whether you access online banking from a desktop, tablet or smartphone — the experience will adapt to your device —and include touch-enabled capabilities. Improved navigation and functionality Our new, more intuitive navigation and design will provide simpler access to key features, making...



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SMS Phishing

Text messages are becoming the primary way for people to interact with businesses, in fact, texting is the single most used feature on a smartphone. Today's scammers have taken to targeting victims via Short Message Service (SMS) text message scams in addition to traditional email-based phishing attacks. SMS Phishing, or Smishing, is becoming a common method to steal data or install malware on your smartphone. Most phishing scams try to take advantage of natural human emotions of fear or...



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SecurLOCK Equip App, the power to protect is in the palm of your hand.

The SecurLOCK™ Equip App provides PFB cardholders with the ability to control how, when and where their PFB debit cards are used. Simply use the app to turn your card on or off in real time as needed. Or customize your card by setting permissions. Experience the ultimate spending control and peace of mind that comes with SecurLOCK™ Equip App. Download it today, search for SecurLOCK Equip in your app store. To learn more contact your local PFB branch for details.



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PFB unveils upgrades to bankPFB.com

Planters First Bank (“PFB”) announced that it has recently upgraded its website, bankPFB.com. The newly upgraded website features many improvements, including the following: A vibrant and fresh new look Responsive design that is viewable on any device (desktop, phone or tablet) Easy navigation that allows our customers to better access our services Ability to access PFB’s newsletters and to have them delivered to your inbox Access to our blog...