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F - Grand Savings Bank
News and Views
from Grand Savings Bank
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NEWS YOU CAN USE:
New Website to Launch Mid-October
Grand Savings Bank is launching a new website to better serve our customers. It’s still Grand
Savings Bank, just with a new, fresh design. Our new website uses a responsive design, meaning
it will perfectly fit your desktop, tablet or mobile phone. It’s easy to read and easy to navigate.
Let’s highlight the main features of the new website.
On the home page, you will log into your online banking just like you always have. Simply put
in your username, hit the green go button and enter your password. This is exactly the same as
the previous website.
Check out the Apply section if
you’d like to securely apply
online for a credit card, deposit
account or a loan. Applying
online will expedite the account
opening and loan process.
Customers may easily enroll
online for E-Statements,
Guardian Text Alerts and
Account Balance Text Alerts.
Londagin’s Letter
With school back in session and football
season underway, there’s lots of excitement
in the crisp, fall air. At Grand Savings Bank
we are very excited about the real estate
market in Northeast Oklahoma and
Northwest Arkansas. We’re seeing a high
demand for homes and commercial real
estate in the region.
Bookmarked pages on the old
site will expire on the new site. You will need to create new bookmarked pages on
the new website. Also, your computer’s security or firewalls might block the new site
so please allow access.
The GSB2GO App will look the same on your phone. This new look will only be seen when
you access our website, not the App.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you can’t find something. We hope you enjoy the new look
and convenience of our website!
If you are looking to purchase some property
or a home, Grand Savings Bank is the right
choice for you. With fixed-rate financing
options and the quickest mortgage
department in the area, we know how to
help you get your foot in the door of a new
home. We have been opening doors for
homeowners for more than 30 years.
Stop by or call on of our locations today and
ask about our home loan program. We enjoy
saying “YES” to home seekers.
R. Mark Londagin,
President/CEO
New Products
Extreme Student Starter Program. This program helps students build good credit with low-rate loans and teaches
them how to manage finances with the Extreme Checking Account. It’s a great introduction to banking and
financial responsibility.
Guardian Text Alerts. This is a free service that helps protect you from fraud by texting you when there are
suspicious charges on your card, such as international charges. If it is fraud, text back the provided code and your
card will be blocked. If the purchase is legitimate, do nothing. Sign up for free on our website today.
Extreme Benefits. Add Extreme Benefits to your checking account for only $6/month. This product features
AD&D insurance, travel, shopping and healthcare discounts and identity theft protection. Visit one of our locations
to sign-up today.
www.grandsavingsbank.com
1022 S. Main, Grove, OK 74344 |
1222 N. Main, Jay, OK 74346 |
3401 SW 2nd St., Suite 115, Bentonville, AR 72712 |
1303 W. Hudson Rd., Rogers, AR 72756 |
918-786-2203
918-253-4844
479-715-6622
479-633-8088
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Security Corner
Mobile Security Tips from Jenny Brodrick, Accredited ACH Professional
My cell phone...I love my cell phone! I can do
anything from making purchases to paying bills.
I can do the same thing from my PC, but it’s so
much easier to do from the palm of my hand. I
would NEVER think of using my PC for these
things without having protective software
installed – so why would I do it on my cell phone
without ensuring the same protection? Believe it
or not, most consumers use their cell phones the
same way I do and do not have any anti-virus or
anti-malware protection on their cellular devices.
There are several free options for consumers.
Some popular choices include Lookout,
SecurityMetrics and Sophos.
Do your homework. Different platforms for various operating systems are available. Other
great resources include contacting your PC based security software company. Many of them
have apps available for your mobile device. Also, contact your mobile phone carrier – they also
have options for you.
Now that you are armed with your mobile device security, proceed with your favorite mobile
Apps. Don’t forget that Grand Savings Bank offers a variety of tools on our GSB2GO App to
make your life easier, including Extreme Mobile Deposit – a fast, secure way to deposit your
check. Have you tried Guardian Mobile Text Alerts? This is a feature that offers instant fraud
protection in the palm of your hand! Go to grandsavingsbank.com, or contact a customer
service representative, for more information on any of our services.
Community Involvement
Rogers Location Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting
A ribbon cutting was held August 22
with the Rogers-Lowell Area
Chamber of Commerce. Guy Cable
and Suzy Steele did the honor of
cutting the ribbon while Grand
Savings Bank employees, Board of
Directors, Shareholders, friends,
customers and Chamber Ambassadors
stood in support of our new location.
GSB Launches Junior
Board of Directors
The Junior Board officially launched in September, starting the inaugural year of the
program. The group is comprised of 16 students from Grove, Jay, Colcord, Fairland and
Kansas. The purpose is to further education of students interested in finance and business,
understand the functions of a bank, develop essential building blocks related to earning,
spending, saving and investing money, introduce potential career paths and outline steps
necessary to achieve those goals.
Follow us on Facebook,
Twitter and LinkedIn.
Cable’s Column
If you haven’t noticed yet, we have services
galore and many of them are free for
customers. It’s also easier to sign-up with
our new website that will be ready for
customers in mid-October. For example,
you can save a trip to the bank and sign up
for E-Statements, Guardian Text Alerts
and Account Balance Text Alerts all online.
The Personal Financial Manager on our
online banking is one of my favorite!
Signing into my GSB online banking and
being able to track my expenses on a daily
and monthly basis is amazing. It’s a breeze
to set-up and easy to understand. Plus,
accessing other third party accounts at one
click of the mouse is so convenient. All you
have to do to get started is call one of our
locations to sign-up. Another free service
to make life easier for our customers!
Check out more of our free services on the
last page of the newsletter.
Guy Cable,
Vice Chairman
Grand Travelers Going Places!
OCT 31 – NOV 1, 2014 | Enjoy the
South’s best and largest flea market in
Canton, Texas at Canton Trade Days. It’s the
place to buy home decor, antiques, crafts and
much more.
NOV 12 – 13, 2014 | Get into the holiday
spirit in Branson with two days of tours, the
Christmas SIX Show, Passages Bible Exhibit
and accommodations at the Hilton Hotel.
DEC 5 – 6, 2014 | Have a “Down Home
Country Christmas” with the Grand
Travelers at the Ozark Folk Center.
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News and Views from Grand Saving
Employee Q&A
Josh Bergmann, Employee of the Month
What is your role at Grand Savings Bank?
I’ve been a collections officer for four years.
How would you explain your job to a third
grader?
I help people pay their bills on time.
What is your educational background?
I have a bachelor’s degree in education
from Oklahoma State University. Go
Pokes!
Tell us about your family.
I have a wonderful wife, a four-year-old son and three-year-old daughter.
What do you do on a typical Saturday?
If it’s summer, I’m on the lake surfing, wakeboarding or pulling my kids on a tube.
We love spending as much time as possible on Grand Lake.
Where is your favorite regional destination?
The Little Sahara Sand Dunes in Waynoka, OK. You can rent ATVs, dune buggies
and dirt bikes and ride all through the sand dunes.
#Social Media Snapshot
Follow us on Facebook,
Twitter and LinkedIn.
Free Products for
Our Customers
GSB2GO App
The App for iPhone® and Android®,
gives you access to your accounts
from your smartphone anytime,
anywhere. This free App allows you
to deposit checks, access your
account information, pay bills, find
our locations and view check images.
*Must have online banking.
Personal Financial Manager
Safely manage and budget your
finances on the GSB website from
the comfort of your home or office
with this software. No need to use a
complicated website, simply
consolidate and track your
investments, such as stocks, money
market and 401k all on the GSB
website. *Must have online banking.
Online Banking
Access your accounts anywhere you
have an internet connection. See
real-time transaction updates, pay
bills, view balances and history, view
check images, review statements and
transfer between accounts.
Transactions are safe and secure.
Guardian Text Alerts
Keep 24/7 tabs on your debit card,
straight from your phone. Our
Guardian Text Alert service urgently
notifies you when suspicious charges
appear on your card. * Charges may
apply. Check with your mobile provider.
E-Statements
Receive an e-mail notice when your
statements are available through
online banking. Switching to
e-statements saves paper and saves
you time. You may quickly view the
same information that’s on your
paper statements and they’re more
secure than paper statements.
www.grandsavingsbank.com
1022 S. Main, Grove, OK 74344 |
1222 N. Main, Jay, OK 74346 |
3401 SW 2nd St., Suite 115, Bentonville, AR 72712 |
1303 W. Hudson Rd., Rogers, AR 72756 |
918-786-2203
918-253-4844
479-715-6622
479-633-8088