First CornerStone Bank has always been committed to our customers and their satisfaction.
In order to keep our customers aware of the latest news in Banking, we have created and assembled a section of guides and articles with helpful information and tips.
Preventing Identity Theft - Steps to consider in protecting your identity.
ATM Security Tips - Quick tips for increasing your security.
Check 21 - What is it and how does it benefit you?
Developing a Business Plan - A useful, strategic investment.
Securing a Business Loan - Steps to take and what you will need.
Cultivating a Good Borrowing Strategy - Crafting a sensible, sound plan.
Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit - A powerful financial tool.
Internet & Online Banking
Online Banking - Learn about the benefits and time saving features.
Fraud & Phishing - Learn about fraudulent e-mails and how they affect you.
Consumer Clients - 10 things you can do to avoid fraud
Business Clients - 10 things you can do to avoid fraud
Corporate Account Takeover - Businesses should protect themselves as well.
FDIC Insurance - A guide to help you understand the FDIC and its insurance coverage.
FDIC Consumer News - FDIC Consumer News Reports on financial strategies & savings.
FDIC - EDIE The Estimator - Estimate the FDIC insurance on your First CornerStone Bank accounts
(Alternative calculator - click here to go to use the general EDIE calculator on the FDIC website)
INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ARRANGEMENTS (IRAs)
IRAs - A basic guide to Traditional and Roth IRAs.
The Worker, Retiree and Employer Recovery Act of 2008 - Important information regarding 2009 Required Minimum Distributions.
SIMPLIFIED EMPLOYEE PENSION (SEP)
SEP - Simplified Employee Pension Plans for small businesses.
If you have any further questions on any of these topics,
stop by your local First CornerStone Branch.
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