Personal Checking

Today's checking account must not only be economical, but also available whenever you need it and wherever you may be. Community First Bank has always offered a diverse range of checking services. Our selection is now enhanced with CFB EZ Mobile Banking, which turns your smartphone into a virtual checkbook, and 1st Net Online Banking which brings checking to your computer keyboard or tablet touch-screen.

We also offer improved telephone banking, now with voice recognition, and our Debit/ATM card provides free ATM usage at thousands of locations around the world. With a Community First Bank checking plan, you can be sure you have access to your account when you need it!

Community First Bank is locally owned and we take pride in serving our community. Our pledge to provide you with extraordinary service and personal attention sets us apart from many other banks and insures that the checking service you select will be the right choice.

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Compare Accounts»

Whether you write numerous checks or only a few, whether you maintain large monthly balances or prefer not to worry about a minimum, we have an account just right for you. Use this table to compare accounts and find the one most suitable for your lifestyle.

Transferring Account

Under Illinois law if you transfer your account to Community First Bank within thirty days of closing an account at another Illinois financial institution and the account owners are the same, you can begin with a check number other than 101.

Free Services with All Checking Accounts

At Community First Bank, all consumer checking accounts, regardless of balance, offer these free services:

Image Statement

  • Checks are imaged and printed in number order, eliminating the need to sort and file them before checkbook balancing.  The date the checks were processed, check numbers, and amounts are also printed below each image for easy reference.
  • Images may serve as proof of payment.
  • This service is free with most personal checking accounts.

Let us open an account that's just right for you. Come in or call today (618)234-9500. We look forward to being of service to you!


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Community First Bank is locally owned and operated, serving Fairview Heights, Swansea, Belleville, O'Fallon, Shiloh, the Metro-East and
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Address: 4600 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Located at the corner of Route 159 & Frank Scott Parkway
Phone: (618) 234-9500 Fax: (618) 234-9585