Helpful Information

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MasterCard Secure Code

If you are making a purchase and MasterCard is asking for a Secure Code, click here to obtain your code.


Bank on the GO 

Download our app today and be able to electronically deposit checks! To learn more click here for our Mobile Banking FAQ.


To learn more about our Internet Banking click here for our FAQ.


How to protect yourself from Fraud

To take the necessary steps to protect yourself from fraud it is important to review your monthly and/or online statements carefully and call us immediately if you see any suspicious activity. For more information and helpful tips click the links below:

 
It’s never too late to ensure your safety when shopping online.
We have six easy tips for you to follow to protect yourself against identity theft. Click here to read how to safely make your online purchases. We want nothing more to than to help our customers stay safe and financially protected at all times during the holiday. And remember, these online shopping tips are helpful year around! 


Debit Card Information

Traveling out of the country and planning on using your debit card? Read our piece on Travel Info to find out how you can protect yourself. Please note: for your security, we do not authorize foreign transactions without prior knowledge of your travel plans. Contact a personal banker today to prepare for your international vacation. 715.381.8330 (Hudson) or 763.497.7777 (St. Michael) 


ATTENTION St. Michael Debit Card Users

Due to recent cases of fraud involving St. Michael debit cards in the state of Florida, all St. Michael debit cards have been frozen so that no transactions may be made in the state of Florida. This is being done solely to protect you from fraudulent transactions from the state of Florida. If you will be traveling to Florida please notify a personal banker in the St. Michael office at 763.497.7777 prior to your travels so that your card will work properly.

 

Lost or stolen card? Call 715.381.8330 (Hudson) or 763.497.7777 (St. Michael) during business hours; 1.800.253.0069 after hours.


More Helpful Information
  • The latest version of FDIC's Consumer News is here and features information about small business:
    FDIC Winter 2012 Consumer News
  • Beginning January 1, 2012, banks will no longer sell paper savings bonds. If you currently hold paper savings bonds, you may still redeem them at financial institutions. Read more here.
  • Avoid becoming a victim of Phishing: ICBA Phishing Brochure
  • The IRS features helpful information for small businesses and self-employed individuals. 
  • Businesses are required to make their tax payments electronically. Learn more here.
  • First American Bank has worked successfully with the SBA to help small businesses obtain funding. Read more here: http://www.sba.gov.