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Checking vs. Savings: What’s The Difference?

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There are plenty of bank account options out there, but finding the right one for you can be hard. You may not even be sure which features and benefits you need and which you don’t. Whether you’re looking for a new checking account, wondering if you need a savings account, or both, keep reading to […]

Calculating Your Retirement Cost of Living in West Virigina

How to Retire in North Central WV Whether you just started your career in West Virginia, are considering moving to our region to be closer to family or take advantage of our low cost of living and scenic beauty, or have been a Mountaineer your whole life, planning for your retirement is an essential part […]

9 Holiday Budgeting Tips to Avoid Overspending This Year

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With all the excitement of the holiday season, it’s tempting to overspend on fun activities and gifts for all your friends and family. According to consumer spending reports, 70% of Americans admit to spending more than their planned holiday budget. As you prepare for the holidays in West Virginia this year, here are a few […]

First Exchange Bank Referral Program

Referral Program. Refer a friend or family member and have lunch on us.

First Exchange Bank is implementing a referral program to reward our friends and customers! Time The Frist Exchange Bank Referral Program will be in effect from September 18th to November 17th, 2023. What Counts as a Referral? A friend, family member, co-worker, or neighbor who does not have an existing or active accounts with First Exchange […]

Home Buying Tips for Single Women

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Buying A Home As A Single Woman? Here’s Some Tips For Buying A House According to the National Association of Realtors, single women accounted for 11% of homes purchased in 2019, compared to the 7% of homes purchased by single men. So, if you are a woman buying a house on one income, you’re in […]

March Mania

First Exchange Bank March Mania. Friday, March 17, 2023. Heritgage Way White Hall, WV 26554. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Join First Exchange Bank on Friday March 17th, 2023, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for March Mania at our White Hall office at the corner of Nasa Boulevard and U.S. Route 250. Watch the NCAA Basketball tournament, enjoy some cookies, purchase some delicious food from Clutter Farms & Restaurant, a gift card giveaway and […]

A Guide to North Central West Virginia Comunities

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Whether you have called West Virginia home for many years or you are visiting for the very first time, the state has plenty to offer. Our tight-knit communities are full of history and culture and there is something here for everyone. If you have yet to explore North Central West Virginia, we are here to […]

First Exchange Bank Official Grand Opening in White Hall

WHITE HALL, W.Va. – The First Exchange Bank held a grand opening in White Hall to announce the new location of the bank. Despite the weather, they had a big turnout and many in attendance opened new accounts with the bank. They gave tours of the new building, had food trucks for lunch and dinner […]

Groundhog Day Breakfast hits its silver anniversary

WHITE HALL – For First Exchange Bank, Groundhog Day is more than a dubious weather prediction from a fuzzy creature, it’s an anniversary. Bill Goettel, president and CEO of First Exchange Bank, said it is coming up on the 25th anniversary of the bank’s arrival in Fairmont, a day that has always been celebrated with a […]

First Exchange Bank Holds 25th annual Groundhog Day Breakfast in Fairmont, WV

First Exchange Bank Holds 25th Annual Groundhog Day Breakfast in Fairmont, WV FAIRMONT- First Exchange Bank held its 25th annual Groundhog Day Breakfast Friday morning, welcoming leaders and officials from across the region to eat and network. The breakfast, held at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in the I-79 High Technology Park, also served […]


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