Our experienced team of professionals has tips and tricks to help make your banking and money management easier. The knowledgeable advice of our bankers can be a valuable resource to help you build a better financial future. Learn from the pros!
Is it Safe to Pay With My Phone?
by Jennifer Ballmer, Sr Operations Officcer
Did you know that you can add your Flatwater Bank Visa debit card to the digital or mobile wallet on your mobile device? It’s something Jennifer Ballmer has been using for a while now and loves it. However, she gets asked by people all the time…is it safe?
Taxes, Unemployment Benefits and Stimulus Checks
by Will Rahjes, Investment Service Center
Here's what you need to know about paying taxes on unemployment benefits.
Money Mule Scams
Learn how to protect yourself from being targeted as a money mule.
Insider Tip from Jana Henry, Loan Clerk
With digital wallets you can make purchases with your mobile device and your Flatwater Bank VISA® debit card. It's convenient, free, and secure.
Economic Impact Payment Card
Your Economic Impact Payment Card contains the money you are receiving as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The EIP Card is sponsored by the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service as part of the US Debit Card Program. If you’ve received your card, here's how to get started and options to use it.
Insider Tip from Lexi Franzen, Teller
Does the Coronavirus have you in a funk? It's changed a lot of our normal day-to-day activities. I miss seeing our customers in the bank, but one of the best tools we have to make your life simpler is our mobile app. One of my favorite features of the mobile app is the ability to make a deposit right from my phone.
If you have never used the app, don't be intimidated, give it a try
! It's easy and we can walk you through getting started. Check out the video below with step-by-step instructions on how to make a deposit right from your phone!
Want to get your Coronavirus Relief Check? Scammers Do too!
You’ve probably heard the news by now – the government is sending out relief checks as part of the federal response to the Coronavirus. Scammers heard the same thing, and they’re hoping to cash in on yours.