Questions Customers Ask

Q: How do I log into online banking?

A: You can log into online banking from the home page of our website. Go to www.firstpekinsavings.com and enter your User ID and Password from this screen.

Q: Is online banking free?

A: Yes. Online banking is free.

Q: I don’t understand how bill pay works. How do I get more comfortable with the idea of using online bill pay to pay my bills?

A: Click here for a short and easy-to-follow video that will allow you to see what bill pay looks like and how it works. This video is very helpful. If you’ve watched the video and you are ready to get signed up and start paying bills online, click here. If you prefer talking with one of our Bankers, stop by and we will show you how bill pay works. We’ll even get you signed up. Bring a couple of bills with you and we’ll walk you through setting up your payment for those bills.

Q: I’ve misplaced my debit card. What do I do?

A: Call us immediately. If we are not open, call 800-472-3272. The best way to minimize unauthorized use of your debit card is to call immediately after discovering your debit card is lost.

Q: Will I be able to use my debit card after it has been hotcarded?

A: No. You will not be able to use your debit card after it has been hotcarded. If your debit card has been lost or stolen and you have brought that to our attention, we will immediately hotcard your debit card. Once your debit card has been hotcarded, it can’t be used by somebody else. It’s the quickest way we can prevent unauthorized use of your debit card. If your debit card has been hotcarded, we will order you a new debit card. It will take up to 14 days before you receive a new debit card.

Q: Are there any fees to use my debit card?

A: There will not be any fees when you use your card to pay for purchases.

Q: I forgot my pin for my debit card… what should I do?

A: Call the bank and let us know. We will order a new pin number that will be mailed to you. You will receive your new pin number in about 7 to 10 days. If you want to customize your number to something that you will remember, you can call the phone number on your PIN mailer or stop by the bank.

Q: Can I pick my own pin for my debit card?

A: Yes. Stop by the bank and it will take just a minute or two to change your pin for your debit card.

Q: Do you offer free checking?

A: Our EZ Access account is free and transactions are unlimited.

Q: Do you offer free checking for students?

A: Yes. Our EZ Access and Access NOW accounts are free for students, regardless of the balance you keep in your account.

Q: Do you offer free checking for seniors?

A: Yes. Our EZ Access and Access NOW accounts are free for seniors, regardless of the balance you keep in your account.

Q: How much does it cost to open a checking or savings account?

A: It doesn’t cost anything to open a checking or savings account. Our Access Gold and Access Now checking accounts are free if you meet the minimum balance requirements. Our EZ Access account is totally free!

Q: What do I need to start a checking or savings account?

A: If you are age 18 or over, you will need a photo ID, social security number, and $50 to open any checking account or $10 to open any savings account. If you are under age 18, you will need a parent’s or guardian’s photo ID and social security number. Your parent or guardian must also be a signer and owner on the account. You will also need your social security number and $50 to open any checking account or $10 to open any savings account.

Q: I re-ordered checks and I haven’t received them yet. Should I be concerned?

A: If it’s been more than 10 days, you should give us a call and let us know that your check order has not arrived.

Q: How do I get signed up for EZBanker?

A: Let us know you would like to access your accounts using our 24-hour telephone banking system. We’ll get you signed up. Once you’re signed up, you simply call 1-855-EZBANKER (tollfree). You'll first be asked to set up a four-digit Personal Identification Number. Then, you can start using the system for transfers and to check balances and make loan payments. You’ll need your account numbers handy to make transfers and loan payments.

Q: How late are you open?

A: Bank:  8:30am til 5:00pm Monday thru Friday - Driveup:  8:30am til 5:00pm Monday thru Thursday, 8:30am til 5:30 pm Friday, 8:30am til noon Saturday (drive-up only)

Q: Who are your Loan Officers?

A: Earl Riley & Carolyn Brinker

Q: When are your CD interest rates going up?

A: This is a great question. We monitor our interest rates every week. As a community bank, we do our best to maintain the most competitive interest rates for our deposits and loans. We may not always be the most competitive, but we work hard to offer the best interest rates. Interest rates are posted weekly in our lobby. You can also call to get our most current interest rates.

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