Member News

In September, Equifax, one the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach. It was reported that 143 million Americans may have had their personal information exposed. The hackers also got personal information from some European and Canadian consumers. Many people are wondering if they have been affected and what they can do [...]

Thursday - 5 pm CT All 15 of our branches will be on normal hours on Friday. St. Simons Island will open at regular time and will also have lobby traffic for the first time this week. Five Star thanks all of its members for being patient during this tough time as Hurricane Irma disrupted [...]

Summer is packed full of weddings. Did you know that many new couples don’t talk about finances. A Fidelity survey found more than one-third didn’t even know their partner’s salary. The irony is that two-thirds of the same couples thought they communicated “very well” about financial matters. Financial experts have this advice - don’t wait [...]

If you’re in the market for a new or used vehicle, start the process at Five Star instead of the car lot. You’re first thought is, “why?” The process has always been to find the car you want and then work on the financing. If you start at Five Star, you will have a smoother [...]

Staying on top of your accounts has never been easier. Five Star has a number of ways for members to access their accounts outside of the traditional stopping by a branch method. Five Star members can use online banking, phone banking, text banking, and the mobile app. By utilizing online banking through the Five Star [...]

Members with credit card debt now have two choices to help them pay down their balances quicker. They can move their credit card balances to a Five Star credit card and pay 5.99% with no transfer fee for the life of the transfer or receive 0% with a three-percent transfer fee until June 2018. Two [...]

For those members that are looking to skip a payment during the holidays, the Skip a Payment Program is back. Eligible members should have received a letter from Five Star in the mail outlining the program and the steps to skip a payment. If you did not receive a letter, call 888.619.1711 and push option [...]