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Classic 50 


Classic 50 Webinar

Join our BOS experts as they share tools on how to better protect your finances. Presenters will walk through setting up online banking, account notifications, eStatements, and more!

Thursday, February 2nd 10:00 - 11:00 am

Register for the Virtual Webinar

 

Classic 50 Checking Plus

This interest-bearing checking account for customers 50 years of age or better, provides you with tools to better protect your identity and save on everyday purchases. Please click here for account details.

Registration/activation required. Terms and Conditions apply. For more information, contact a customer service representative.

New Look, New Services


A convenient way of banking is rolling out at BOS! Our upgraded ATMs, known as Interactive Teller Machines (ITM) are equipped with new transaction functions and video banking capabilities. The ITMs carry the same convenience and basic transactions of an ATM and allows customers to make cash deposits and withdrawals 24/7.

BOS representatives are happy to help via video-chat during normal business hours to assist customers with the following transactions*:

  • Deposit or Cash a Check
  • BOS Account Transfers
  • Loan Payment (Cash or Check)
  • Cardless Cash Withdrawal

These services are now available at our Wabash and Madison branches, as well as at 3115 Sangamon Avenue (King Pin Bowling Alley). Additional ITM locations are coming soon! Please check our website for updates.

*Photo ID is required for video banking transactions

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Give Yourself a Paper Cut


Going paperless just got easier.

A teller or personal banker can help you enroll to receive transaction receipts digitally through text or email.

Fraud Watch


Check Fraud continues to grow at an alarming rate. Before presenting a check at one of our branches or through mobile deposit, learn to recognize the red flags and protect yourself from scams.

Questions to Ask Yourself:

  • Do you have any reason to suspect that this check may be fraudulent?
  • Do you know the sender?
  • Were you expecting this check?
  • Does this request invoke a sense of urgency?

 

Red Flags

  • This check is from a mystery shopping program.
  • This check is payment for something you sold online.
  • You were instructed to return a portion of the check proceeds to the sender or a third party.
  • The offer seems too good to be true.

 

If you have any doubts about the validity of your check, please contact us immediately. You may be held liable for the funds if the check is returned.

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Let us help with your VA Loan Closing Costs!


BOS is proud to offer VA Loans – home mortgages backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). With a VA loan, eligible service members and veterans can buy a home with little or no down payment, or refinance an existing home to get cash out or a lower monthly payment. For a limited time, you can receive $500 off the closing costs for a VA Loan with BOS. Stop by your local branch today or email us at mortgage@bankwithbos.com. Ready to go? Visit our online mortgage center today to apply.

All loans subject to credit approval. Must meet program requirements. BOS NMLS# 402619.

Stay on Top of Your Finances with Mobile Alerts


Custom alerts available in online banking and our updated mobile app allow you to track your account activity wherever you go.

You can:

  • Monitor account balances and activity
  • Get deposit and withdrawal notifications
  • Control security alerts
  • And much more

To activate alerts, login via desktop or mobile phone and select the notifications you would like to receive.

Haven't tried the BOS Mobile Banking App? Download it today.
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BOS Android App

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Student Loans


Paying for college can be stressful. BOS has partnered with College Ave Student Loans, a private student loan company, to provide financing options without the stress. College Ave offers undergraduate, graduate, parent, and refinance loans. Whether you're a college student, college graduate or the parent of a college student, we'll help you find the best loan with a 3-minute application, instant credit decision and no fees to apply.

Learn About College Ave Student Loans 

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BOS Checking Plus


BOS Checking Plus an account with valuable financial benefits PLUS IDProtect®. IDProtect is an Identity Theft Monitoring and Resolution Service that helps you better protect yourself against identity theft.

IDProtect includes:

  • Credit File Monitoring;
  • Credit Report and Score;
  • Identity Monitoring of over 1,000 public databases;
  • Fully Managed Identity Theft Resolution Services; and
  • Much more

 

Registration/activation required. Terms and Conditions apply. For more information, contact a customer service representative. Please click here for account details.

Downpayment Plus


If you want to buy a home and have a steady income and good credit, Bank of Springfield and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago can help.


Bank of Springfield is committed to helping our neighbors. We can help lower your borrowing costs if you qualify for the Downpayment Plus® Program.* Up to $10,000 may be available to eligible home buyers in 2023 to use toward down payment and closing costs.

Eligible home buyers must:

• Contribute at least $1,000 to the purchase of the home
• Participate in pre-purchase home buyer counseling
• Live in the home as your primary residence
• Not exceed the household income limits

Talk to a BOS Mortgage Lender today for details.

 

“Downpayment Plus” is a registered trademark of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. Restrictions apply. Grant subject to availability. Please see the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s website at www.fhlbc.com for complete requirements.

All loans subject to credit approval. BOS NMLS #402619.

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