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Members gather as CEO reflects

Family Trust President/CEO Lee Gardner presided over his last Annual Meeting on Tuesday at the Hood Center, where he received two standing ovations and $10,000 for charities of his choice. He plans to retire Dec. 31.

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Research Apps Before You Install

In October of 2014 a flashlight app for smartphones made the news. The story went that an app that you can download to your device is really spying on you; stealing your information and sending it off to servers in other lands for bad guys to use for their own purposes. Recently, a company that was mentioned in those stories settled a lawsuit with the FTC where the FTC claimed it was collecting and distributing data unnecessarily. Likely, because of that settlement, this “news” is circulating once again.

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Bill Pay Gets A New Look

Beginning May 25, Family Trust Bill Pay will be upgraded and get a new look. Here is some information you need for a smooth transition:

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Family to gather at Annual Meeting

“Family” and friends will gather once again at this year’s annual meeting on Tuesday, March 22, at the Baxter Hood Center at York Technical College in Rock Hill. The doors open at 5 p.m. with food served until the business meeting begins at 6:00.

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From Lee: A New Era for Crime

Criminal dishonesty is something that will never go away. It just takes on new forms as society changes. From the earliest days of banking, criminals understood that money was in the banks and that’s why they robbed them, usually at gun point.

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Mobile Features Coming This Year

Mobile banking continues to be a top priority at Family Trust. Last year, we released several new features – Quick Balance, Touch ID, and Card Controls – to name a few. We’ve got more planned this year. Here’s a look at some of the mobile features we expect in 2016.

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Progress Way - Spring 2016

Tips to stay financially fit, mortgages from start to finish, and Apple Pay is now available. All this and more in our spring newsletter.

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National Award for Buy Local Bank Local

Family Trust won second place in the Credit Union National Association’s Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action award for its “Buy Local. Bank Local” campaign during the 2014 holiday shopping season. The campaign encouraged members to shop locally and rewarded debit card users when they shopped in York County. The campaign prompted over 20,000 cardholders to spend $17 million locally.