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In observance of Independence Day, all FBT locations will be closed on Monday, July 4th.  Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th.  

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Marquis Banking Package

It's the total package when you need a more sophisticated checking account with perks.

Customized banking solutions for discerning clientele.

If you're able to maintain higher balances in your checking account, our Marquis Banking Package delivers interest-earnings accompanied by a host of valuable complimentary benefits. With any of our checking accounts, you can manage your account anytime using online and mobile banking which provides access to bill pay as well as mobile check deposits. Marquis Checking Accounts provide:

  • Interest earnings on balances of $1,500 or more
  • Easy minimum opening deposit of $50
  • 0.25% rate discount on consumer loans1
  • No annual fees on Home Equity and personal Lines of Credit1
  • Receive a First Bank and Trust VISA® card1 with preferred rate and rewards
  • Rate bump on select CDs
  • 20% discount on safe deposit boxes
  • Enroll in e-Statements to avoid a $3.00 monthly paper statement fee

Includes Free Products and Services

  • Initial VISA® debit card issuance2
  • Marquis Banking standard bank checks (one box per order placed)
  • Cashier’s checks
  • Money orders
  • Stop payments
  • Combined statements (with image checks)
  • Account activity printout
  • Online banking
  • Online bill pay
  • First Bank by Phone


Marquis Checking

Designed for customers that can keep higher balances in their checking accounts, Marquis Checking provides all the advantages mentioned above.  A $9 monthly service charge applies if your balance drops below $5,000 in checking, or $25,000 in combined FBT deposit balances.


Marquis Checking for Seniors

Our Marquis Checking for Seniors is tailored to account holders 62 years and above.  All of the advantages mentioned above apply, with a discounted monthly service charge of $8 if your balance drops below $5,000 or $25,000 in combined balances.


Tuition Marquis Checking

If you finance your child's private school education through First Bank and Trust, this is the only checking account you will ever need.  And, when you open your Tuition Marquis Checking Account, you will qualify for a discounted rate3 on your Tuition Line as well as better rates on other loans and savings accounts.  For Tuition Marquis customers, you also benefit from:

  • No minimum deposit to open with no minimum balance requirement thereafter
  • $500 off closing costs on FBTM mortgages
  • No monthly service charges


At First Bank and Trust, we pride ourselves on offering options to customers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida who want banking solutions delivered with a higher level of service.


1 All loans are subject to credit approval.
2 FBT offers totally free access to our network of ATMs in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Mississippi, and Florida. Additionally, we participate in the Community Cash Network. Find locations here.
3 Tuition line rate adjustment will cease if Tuition Marquis Checking is closed.