The 5 Financial Personalities: Financial Literacy Starts with You | Peoples Bank

April 17, 2018

Since April is Financial Literacy Month, the team at Peoples Bank wants to help you improve your financial know how. A big part of being financially literate is knowing your financial personality. Identifying your personality can help you develop strong financial habits and avoid pitfalls that can land you in financial trouble. Today we’re going … Continued

Community Banks: How Banking Local Impacts People That You Know

April 10, 2018

Here at Peoples Bank, April is one of our favorite months of the year. Why? Because it’s Community Banking Month. We are proud to be a community bank and our customers should be proud of that, too. When you bank locally, you help to positively impact your fellow West Texans. Let’s take a look at … Continued

Mobile App: A Mobile Wallet Offers More Ways to Pay with Peoples Bank

March 6, 2018

Today, 77 percent of American adults own a smartphone. What can’t you do with a smartphone? We use them to stay connected to friends and family, find the best restaurant in town, and even hail a ride to the airport. You already use your phone for just about anything, and now you can pay with it, too. … Continued

Advantages of the MoneyPass ATM Network: Avoid Surcharge Fees

October 10, 2017

Picture this. You’re out of town having a great trip with the family and you realize you’re running a bit low on cash. Time to stop at an ATM. You locate the nearest one and begin your transaction. Come to find out, there is a $3.00 surcharge fee because the machine you’re using is not … Continued

When to Take Out a Personal Loan | Peoples Bank

July 25, 2017

Personal loans can cover a wide variety of financial needs, whether you’re looking to fund a family vacation, begin a home remodeling project, or cover a medical emergency. When should you take out a personal loan? The reasons vary from person to person, situation to situation, but here is an overview of personal loans and … Continued

Why Switching to Peoples Bank is Easy: Community Bank

April 25, 2017

You’ve probably heard the phrase “bigger is better.” But does it always hold true? When it comes to your personal banking, bigger often isn’t better. Throughout the time of working with a community bank such as Peoples Bank, they provide everything you need – and more. So, if you’re thinking about switching from your big … Continued

Benefits of Banking Local: Invest in Your Community | Peoples Bank

April 18, 2017

There are many reasons to bank locally, and there’s no better time to talk about them than during Community Banking Month in April. One of the primary messages of Community Banking Month is simple enough: Where you bank matters. And it comes down to where your money is reinvested – in your community, or through … Continued

Protecting Yourself Against Banking Security Scams | Peoples Bank

January 11, 2017

Victims of fraud and other banking security scams always seem to be someone else. That is until it happens to one of us. The bottom line is that anyone can be targeted for banking or financial scams, whether we think it would ever happen to us or not. But you can certainly reduce your risk … Continued

The Benefits of a Certificate of Deposit: CDs from Peoples Bank

November 8, 2016

All of us would like to see our money grow, and there are a variety of ways to do that. But not all of us like the risks that come with certain investments. That’s where a certificate of deposit (CD) comes in. A CD makes sense for people of all ages who are looking for … Continued

Who We Are: A Locally Owned Community Bank | Peoples Bank

June 16, 2016

What’s in a name? When it comes to Peoples Bank, everything is in the name. We are a bank that is, first and foremost, in the business of serving people – both the people we employ and the people of the community. As a result, our name has become one built on trust and good service … Continued