Learn to Recognize Job Opportunity Scams

Every week, thousands of job openings are posted to online job boards and social media sites. With this influx of opportunities, it is best to understand not all listings are done in good faith. There are individuals and groups who understand the value of information acquired from job applications. Names, addresses, and emails are only a few pieces of personal identification that have become extremely valuable within the last several years. This article is not to discourage you from applying to your dream job, but to teach you the signs of job opportunity scams.

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Bank Independent Promotes Williams, Kline, Mangum and Sledge

Sheffield, Ala. – Friday, June 3, 2022 – Bank Independent, headquartered in Sheffield, Ala, is proud to announce the internal promotions of team members Kelly Williams, Ryan Kline, Kyle Mangum and Deanna Sledge.

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Financial Literacy is Key to Effective Money Management for Teens

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan once stated, “Financial education is a process that should begin at an early age and continue throughout life. This cumulative process builds the skills necessary for making critical financial decisions.”

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Consider a career in banking

A career in banking can be incredibly professionally and personally rewarding. Bankers are responsible for providing financial advice and services to clients, as well as helping them manage and invest their money. Bankers also build relationships with their clients, providing daily customer service, celebrating milestones and providing the services required for financial success.

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Bank Independent Honors Local First Responders

Bank Independent honored multiple First Responder groups in the month of April that included donations made to local charities from Bank Independent Team Members.

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Bank Independent Sponsors 44 Local High School Students at Legislative Day

Bank Independent sponsored 44 Shoals area high school juniors and seniors from 12 schools to participate in the Alabama Bankers Association Legislative Day event in Montgomery on Wednesday, April 13.

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Bank Independent Collecting Food and Supplies for Local Animal Shelters

Sheffield, Ala. – Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – Bank Independent will kick off its ninth annual Shelter Share drive to benefit local animal shelters on May 2nd. All locations of Bank Independent will serve as donation points for pet food and supplies designated for local animal shelters. Bank Independent will close the drive on May 20th with Adoption Day sponsoring the adoption application fee for animals adopted from partner shelters.

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The Ease of E-Statements

Keeping accurate and up to date records is important to reconcile your finances each month and for end of year taxes. However, those records can come with a pretty lengthy paper trail. Have you ever considered switching to e-statements?

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Food Share Drive Makes A $34,562 Impact For Local Food Banks

Bank Independent distributed over $21,338 in cash donations along with 4,408 items of non-perishable food in support of the eighth annual Food Share drive “Feed a Family for $5 with Food Share” campaign. These donations created a financial impact of $34,562 for local food banks across North Alabama and area families in need.

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How to send money with Zelle® safely

Zelle® is a fast, safe and easy way to send and receive money with people you trust, like your babysitter, your fellow PTA mom, your son’s soccer coach, or your coworker. Whether you just enrolled with Zelle® or have been an active user for a while, there are a few tips you should always keep in mind to ensure you are being safe when sending money.

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