First Federal Bank Announces 60 Days of Giving

February 15, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Lake City, Florida – First Federal Bank announced today it will donate to sixty non-profit organizations over a period of 60 days. Founded in 1962, 2022 marks First Federal Bank’s 60th anniversary of being a community bank. To celebrate, bank employees will nominate local organizations and one winner will be drawn each day for 60 days. $1000 will...

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First Federal Bank Positively Impacts Local Communities Throughout 2021

January 06, 2022 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank understands the positive impact an organization can have on a community, and has been passionate about giving back for nearly 60 years. In 2021, the community-based mutual savings bank supported special projects for education programs, mental health and medical agencies, food service agencies, athletic programs, animal services,...

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First Federal Bank Receives A+ Health and Stability Rating

November 05, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank customers want to feel confident their financial institution is on solid financial footing, and is proud to have been rewarded an A+ rating – the highest health grade given out by DepositAccounts.com – for the first quarter of 2021. Once per quarter, DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally-insured...

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FFB Named Newsweek's Best Small Bank in Florida for 2022

October 01, 2021 by First Federal Bank

For the second year in a row, First Federal Bank was named in Newsweek’s America’s Best Banks 2022 as the Best Small Bank in Florida.

This distinction is the result of Newsweek evaluating their annual Best Banks rankings. With the assistance of LendingTree, Newsweek assessed more than 50 different factors from thousands of FDIC-insured banks and...

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First Federal Named Top Midtier Bank in Florida by American Banker

August 12, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank was recently listed by American Banker as one of the top mid-tier banks ($2B to $10B in total assets) for 2021. First Federal ranked #26 out of 282 institutions rated, and was #1 in Florida.

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First Federal Bancorp Announces Divisional Name Change to First Federal Bank

May 24, 2021 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bancorp Inc. announced that it is changing the name of the  CBC Mortgage division to First Federal Bank. The name change follows the 2018 merger with Coastal Banking Company Inc. and reflects the company’s commitment to a consistent brand and customer experience.

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Stronger Together – Supporting the Communities Where We Live and Work

March 26, 2021 by Nina Heringer

At First Federal Bank, we understand the positive impact an organization can have on a community. We are passionate about giving back because we take our responsibility to reinvest in our communities seriously. In 2020, First Federal supported special projects for after-school programs, intellectual and developmental disability agencies, temporary...

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First Federal Bank Brings Zelle® to Customers

December 18, 2020 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank is pleased to announced a new partnership with Zelle®, a simple, safe way to receive and send money. The Zelle Network® connects financial institutions of all sizes, enabling consumers and businesses to send fast digital payments to people they know and trust through their trusted banking app.

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FFB Named Newsweek's Best Small Bank in Florida for 2021

October 22, 2020 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank was recently named on Newsweek’s America’s Best Banks 2021 list as the Best Small Bank in Florida. 

This distinction is the result of Newsweek’s assessment of 2,500 FDIC-insured banks, measuring 55 different factors ranging from banking accounts and customer service, to financial reports from the FDIC.

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First Federal Bank Moves to Larger Jacksonville Office

May 26, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Jacksonville, FL - First Federal Bank Residential Lending Division has moved to a bigger, newly remodeled office to accommodate their growth. Located near St. John’s Town Center, First Federal Bank purchased the 28,644 square foot building to house several departments of the Residential Lending Division, as well as warehouse commercial lending and...

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