Blue & Gold News

Make Your Holiday Memories

Holidays are a time for making memories. You may want to give someone a special gift, host your family and friends for a meal, or travel to see family during the holidays. No matter how you want to make your memories, you'll likely need extra money to make it happen. ...read more

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment 2021

If you need help understanding your Medicare Options, join us at one of our upcoming Medicare Options events. First Mid Insurance Group will be hosting free seminars and webinars beginning in October and continuing through December in the following communities: This is an opportunity to receive the important information to help ...read more

College Money Management Tips

Don't Leave Home without a Basic Student Checking account College life can get busy, so you need to keep your finances easy to manage. Open a Basic Student Checking account online with no minimum deposit and no monthly maintenance fee. Receive a free Visa® debit card and sign up for Online ...read more

Protect Your Family Legacy with Farm Insurance

Your farm is not just your livelihood — it is a family tradition passed down through generations. Are you taking the proper steps to preserve your farm family legacy? In this blog, Alan Martell, Ag Risk Manager at First Mid Insurance Group, breaks down what Farm Insurance is and how ...read more

Paper Shredder Drawing

Each participating First Mid Bank & Trust location will be giving away one InfoGuard NX80P Cross-Cut Personal Shredder! All entries received between July 12 – September 30, 2021 will be entered in the drawing. You do not need to be a customer to enter. • Shreds up to eight sheets of ...read more

Understanding Identity Fraud

With there being a 45% increase in fraud reports during 2020*, it’s important that you understand what identity fraud is and know how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft. Identity theft is when someone uses your personal information — whether that’s by opening a credit card account, ...read more

Need Help Avoiding Overdrafts?

Avoiding an overdraft on your account doesn’t have to be a struggle. These simple tips can help you manage your account wisely: Use direct deposit for your paycheck. Direct deposit is a safe and convenient way to access your paycheck immediately and eliminates the risk of your paycheck being stolen, lost, ...read more

Online Bill Pay – The Simple Way to Pay!

As one of First Mid's Online and Mobile Banking features, Bill Pay can make taking care of your bills quicker and easier than ever before! Click on the Bill Pay tab within Online Banking, or tap the Transfer & Pay icon within Mobile Banking to:• Add or delete billers at ...read more

Save for Your Summer Escape!

Dreaming of a relaxing summer vacation? Or do you have plans to remodel your backyard into your own getaway oasis? Either way, First Mid's Summer Savings account is the perfect account to help you budget your money for next summer! You have until August 31 to open a Summer Savings ...read more

Do You Need a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit?

Not sure whether a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit (HELOC) is right for you? Chad Abernathy, Senior Vice President and Regional Lending Manager, and Mike Krueger, Consumer and HELOC Credit Manager, break down the differences between home equity loans and HELOCs. What are home equity loans ...read more