Some benefits of opening a personal checking account with Five Star Bank include free online and mobile banking, as stated by Five Star Bank. Account holders can receive a free Visa check card that can be used at any retailer that accepts Visa cards. They are able to purchase travelers checks and MasterCard gift cards at Five Star branches.
Customers can use online banking to view their account activity, print statement and check copies, request a stop payment, make online bill payments and transfer funds to their other banking accounts.
Mobile banking lets account holders use their smartphone to deposit checks from any location.
As of July 2015, Five Star Bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This insurance protects depositors in the event that the bank fails, reports the FDIC.