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First Bankers Trust Company, N.A. Promotes Cain and Boyer to Executive Officers

First Bankers Trust Company, N.A. (the “Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Bankers Trustshares, Inc., announced the promotion of Nikki Cain to Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Melinda Boyer to Senior Vice President, Human Resources; both Cain and Boyer will serve as executive officers of the Company.  

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How to Refinance a Car Loan in West Central Illinois

This guide will answer many common questions and concerns and tell you how you can get started if you decide that refinancing your auto loan is right for you.

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Tips For Successfully Buying a Home in a Competitive Housing Market

How can you land your dream home in 2022? Whether you’re a first-time buyer or more experienced, make sure you’re prepared for today’s competitive housing market with this guide from First Bankers Trust.

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Auto Lending Terminology 101 – A Guide to Common Terms for Illinois Car Buyers

At First Bankers Trust, we understand that confusing car buying terminology can be frustrating when you’re looking to finance your next car purchase. Rather than further complicate the process, we created this guide to give you a better understanding of common auto lending terminology.

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Guide to Buying a Car in West Central IL

At First Bankers Trust, we understand how complicated the process can be from figuring out how much you can afford to spend, finding the right vehicle, and obtaining financing to drive it off the lot. We created this guide to explain the process step by step and help you get started.

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Understanding Your Home Loan Options in West Central IL

When it comes to mortgage loans, today’s first-time homebuyers have more options than ever. More choices can be a good thing, but they also may be overwhelming. If you’re wondering, what mortgage loan is best for me in West Central IL, this article will help you understand your options so you can find the best home loan for you!

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Employees Share Their Memories - Celebrating 75 Years

Today is the day! We're proudly celebrating our 75th #anniversary. This is milestone is made possible by our rich history of wonderful customers, strong leadership, and most of all, dedicated employees. Our team celebrated with treats today and shared some of their favorite memories! Check out the memories below!

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Q&A with Allen W. Shafer - Celebrating 75 Years

As we continue to celebrate 75 years of business, Allen W. Shafer, our current President and CEO, takes a few minutes to reflect on his time with First Bankers Trust and what the future looks like for us!

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The Top 2 Cyber Security Tips You NEED to Know

October is cyber security month and First Bankers Trust is committed to keeping our customers’ accounts and information safe and secure. Security attacks are at an all-time high and while there are countless ways to keep yourself safe, there are two security tips that stand out above all others. Here is what you need to know.

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Guide to Making the Most Out of Low Mortgage Interest Rates in West Central Illinois

Have you been on the sidelines watching as friends and family refinance into ultra-low interest rates or turn their equity into affordable financing? If you’ve been wondering what to do when mortgage interest rates are low, this article is for you! We’ll walk you through three different ways to take advantage of the recent rock-bottom rates before they start to rise again. With tips for each scenario, you’ll learn how you could potentially benefit from refinancing, opening a HELOC, or buying a second home.

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