Due to the increase in COVID-19 numbers, we are temporarily closing our lobbies effective July 13th to again limit person-to-person contact. We will continue to serve you by appointment, drive-thru, and online. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Why Peoples?

New Year, New Feature

Posted on December 16, 2019

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With the New Year here its time to get your finances organized! Make setting a budget and tracking your spending easier than ever with Peoples Money Manager. Here at Peoples Bank we’ve been providing easy and hassle-free banking for over 40 years. With low-cost financial solutions and cutting-edge technology it is our goal to offer products and services that make your life easier. Take a look at this overview of Peoples Money Manager, then get started on a financially heather 2020.

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Bank with People Who Know You by Name

Posted on November 18, 2019

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Cleveland Senior Living Centers needed a bank that could offer state of the art banking technology, but also provide local personal service. Enter Chris Latta and the Peoples Bank of Alabama team. Learn more about The Problem, The Process and The People on how we helped Phillip and Trina Cleveland expand their business and improve their day to day operation.

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4 Keys to Financing Your New Home

Posted on September 27, 2019

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Buying a house is hands down one of the most important decisions you will ever make. It’s a big deal for a number of reasons — primarily because it’s a real financial commitment spanning 15, 20, even 30 years down the road. With so much invested in this decision, how do you find the right mortgage provider? What should you look for? What financing options are out there? Where do you even begin? Here are a few key factors to help in the decision-making process.

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In Banking, Bigger is not Better

Posted on September 09, 2019

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Today's banking landscape looks much different than it did in the 90's. Back then, I learned the importance of people over sales goals. As my predecessor banks grew larger and larger, the focus moved away from relationships and became more about numbers. That's why I'm thankful to be a part of the Peoples Bank of Alabama team; because here we really do care about people.

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Top 5 Reasons Small Businesses Fail

Posted on August 19, 2019

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Making the move from employee to business owner is a big risk, and unfortunately more start ups fail than succeed. We love small businesses and want to help them thrive. Continue reading to find out the top 5 reasons small businesses fail to avoid these mistakes.

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Top 5 Things To Know When Looking For A Mortgage Loan

Posted on July 15, 2019

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A mortgage is a big decision for you and your family. It's important to be knowledgeable about the process, because unlike a board game your decisions have much bigger consequences. Read these 5 things to know when looking for a mortgage loan to help you make the best decision.

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From Skeptic to Raving Fan - PeoplesPay

Posted on June 06, 2019

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Have you ever seen a new service or new technology and thought “That looks cool… but does it really work?” Whether you’ve been previously burned by a poor experience or just doubtful by nature, a bit of skepticism is healthy and probably wise in our ever advancing technological world.

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Walking the walk: Going beyond dollars and cents

Posted on April 01, 2019

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When you think of banks, you probably think of dollars and debit cards, lending and perhaps the occasional lollipop bouquet arranged at the teller’s station. At Peo­ples Bank of Alabama, the very core of the business is something deeper than basic bank offerings. Rather than operating as a commodity, the people of Peoples Bank of Alabama (PBAL) realize that the dollars involved in banking are the commodity—the delivery of those dollars is not.

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