Started in 1970, BankFirst has assets totaling $445 million as well as deposits totaling $290 million, classifying the institution as a medium-size bank. BankFirst, whose headquarters are in Norfolk, Nebraska, has above-average customer service access with a live chat feature, great for getting help during the work week. It is a conventional brick-and-mortar bank with in-person service, in addition to its online and mobile offerings. Coming in at a commendable 4.4 stars out of 5, BankFirst proves it is a great bank that you should seriously consider. BankFirst has a complete array of product offerings, which include savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, CDs, IRAs, mortgage products and credit cards. BankFirst has a fair savings rate; you can find higher rates with other banks. Finding a checking account with no monthly fee, in addition to a savings account with a high APY at the same bank is your best option for accruing the most income on your deposits while having convenient access to your money.
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BankFirst features a savings rate of 0.10%, which is poor as compared against the national average. Its one-year CD earns at a rate of 1.71% and the five-year CD earns at a rate of 2.03%, while its highest-yielding money market account has an APY of 1.42%. Given its noncompetitive savings rate, you should think about looking at the competition to open savings accounts.
How BankFirst's Savings Rates Compare
There is insufficient data on BankFirst's fees to provide a full SmartAsset rating.
BankFirst is a brick-and-mortar bank, with nine total branches in Nebraska. It also offers access to mobile and web apps for easy access and banking on the go. Additionally, BankFirst customers can access live chat for customer service questions, a helpful way to reach a representative during the work day. BankFirst's online and mobile banking platforms receive high praise from customers. Out of 30 ratings on both iOS and Android platforms, the BankFirst mobile app is scored at 4.6 out of 5 (compared to the national average of 3.8). You can access BankFirst's mobile app to control your bank accounts by looking at account balances, transferring funds and reaching support representatives. BankFirst gets a superb consumer satisfaction score due to relatively few complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a government agency that protects consumers in the financial sector.
BankFirst is a medium-size bank and owns $445 million in assets and deposits totaling $290 million. Its Texas Ratio is 1.43%, suggesting a minute chance of failure. Additionally, BankFirst is FDIC-insured, meaning that your money is insured up to $250,000, even in the event of bank failure.
Texas Ratio Analysis
The Texas Ratio, a measure of a "bad assets" against available capital, can provide an early warning sign of bank failure. A low ratio indicates smaller chance of failure; a higher ratio suggests greater risk.Back to Overview
Compare BankFirst to Other Competitive Offers
|Product||Current Terms and Rates||Minimum Balance for APY|
|Savings Account||0.1% APY||$100|
|Checking Account||2.53% APY||$1|
|Certificates of Deposit|| ||$10000 for all terms|
|Money Market Account||1.12% APY||$10000|
BankFirst has several deposit products including savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts and CDs to give you many options to manage your money. BankFirst does not have the best savings rate, which means you should think about other options for banks that deliver more return for your money. CDs can be a terrific option to achieve higher returns, but there are limitations to accessing your money. BankFirst's CD rates are fair compared to the average U.S. bank.Back to Overview
Find a BankFirst Near Me
BankFirst has nine branches across the U.S.Back to Overview