BOS News

Eat Local & Win
Sponsored by Bank of Springfield & Neuhoff Media


To help support local restaurants, Bank of Springfield and Neuhoff Media announce the Eat Local Contest.

Local residents are encouraged to purchase a gift card or takeout order of $50 or more from a local restaurant.

To enter, take a picture of your receipt and email it to: boseatlocal@bankwithbos.com. Include a name and contact phone number.

Prizes:
First Place $2,000
Second Place $1,000
Third Place $500

Dates:
The contest runs from March 26, 2020 thru April 26, 2020.
All entries must be emailed to boseatlocal@bankwithbos.com by Sunday, April 26th.

Contest Rules

COVID-19 Update


COVID-19 Financial Burden

We know many of our customers are experiencing a financial burden as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps that have been taken to slow the spread.

These are stressful times for all of us and we understand economic uncertainty can add to that stress. For that reason, we encourage our customers who need assistance to reach out to us to see how we can help.

We hope these open lines of communication will put our customers at ease during these difficult times. We are here to help. Please reach out to your local branch or call 877-698-3278.

BOS COVID-19 Payment Assistance Guide

Advice from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on protecting yourself financially from the impact of coronavirus.


Effective Monday, March 16th, 2020, all BOS branches will operate as drive-up only facilities.

In the best of interests of our employees and our communities, we are closing our lobbies to walk-in traffic until further notice. Our branch drive-ups remain open during regular hours.

Our staff is available by phone to answer any questions you may have. Please reach out to your local branch or call 877-698-3278. If you have a previously scheduled appointment with a staff member, please contact them to make arrangements.

As always, our online and mobile banking services are available for your convenience.

• Online Banking – Our eBanking and eBusiness services are available 24 hours a day. Our easy to use service allows you to check balances, transfer funds and pay bills. To enroll or for more information, visit www.bankwithbos.com/online-banking/
• Mobile Banking – Our mobile banking app offers the same services from your mobile phone. If you have not downloaded our app, links are available at www.bankwithbos.com/online-banking/. You can also download the app by searching BOS Mobile Banking in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
• Mobile Deposit – Our mobile banking app also offers the convenience of depositing a check using the camera on your mobile phone.

To apply for a mortgage or refinance, visit our online mortgage center at https://www.mortgagewithbos.com/.
In addition to our online banking methods, we have additional services available to you including ATM locations. You can find the location closest to you on our website at https://www.bankwithbos.com/find-us/.

Fraud Awareness


At this time of uncertainty, we feel it is also important to remind our customers to be vigilant and avoid scams tied to COVID-19 fears. Do not provide personal or account information to unknown sources over the phone, email or text message. The Federal Trade Commission is providing updated information regarding these scams at www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing.

Make the Switch to eStatements


They are eco-friendly, faster than mail, more secure, and more convenient!

Electronic Statements are a feature of BOS online banking. No need to keep a filing cabinet full of statements. Your eStatements are available at your convenience!

To sign up:
• Log into BOS online banking via desktop.
• View your profile on the upper right hand corner.
• Edit your selection for Electronic Statements.

To view your statement:
• Select an account.
• Click on the Documents tab.
• Choose your date range.

Let us help with your VA Loan Closing Costs!


BOS is proud to offer VA Loans–home mortgages backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). With a VA loan, eligible service members and veterans can buy a home with little or no down payment, or refinance an existing home to get cash out or a lower monthly payment. For a limited time, you can receive $500 off the closing costs for a VA Loan with BOS. Stop by your local branch today or email us at mortgage@bankwithbos.com. Ready to go? Visit our online mortgage center today to apply. All loans subject to credit approval. Must meet program requirements. Bank of Springfield NMLS# 402619.

Finally, there’s a simple way to switch your checking account. Introducing ClickSWITCH.


Switch all of your direct deposits and automatic payments to your new or existing BOS account in minutes. ClickSWITCH eliminates the hassle of contacting each business and helps ensure that you don’t miss a payment during your account transition. Using ClickSWITCH is easy.

No need to track down payments or fill out paperwork. Track switches and receive real time switch notifications. Initiate the closure of your previous account(s).

Visit any BOS branch or call and speak to a personal banker to get started today.