Student Banking Tips

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Heading off to College?

Even away at school First National Bank is here for you!

Through Mobile Banking on the First National Bank app, pay friends and roommates with People Pay, deposit your student loan check with Mobile Check Deposit, transfer money between accounts with Online Banking and much more.*

Student Banking Tips

  • If you are going to school out of state, be sure to let us know!  To prevent faurd, our system may deactivate your card if used outside of Iowa. 
  • Update your contact information with us, including a cell phone number. 
  • Sign up for a credit card for emergencies.  Responsible use of a credit card can help build your credit.**
  • Open a savings account to start saving early.
  • Download the FNB Mobile App to access all of your account information, transfer money between accounts, pay bills and more.*
  • Deposit checks from anywhere with Mobile Check Deposit on the FNB app.*

*Online Banking enrollment required. First National Bank does not charge a fee for Mobile Banking, People Pay, or e-Statements. Normal account transaction fees may apply. Standard messaging and data rates may apply.
**Must meet First National Bank credit qualifications.



The First National Bank Trust Services team managed several educational trust on behalf of our customers. These college scholarships are available to Muscatine and Louisa County high school students who plan to further their education. To apply, students should contact their guidance counselor.