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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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Tuition Marquis Checking Account

Save on your Tuition Line when you open this interest-bearing checking account.

Free services, great discounts and on-demand convenience

If you finance your child's private-school education through First Bank and Trust, this is the checking account you need. You'll qualify for a discounted rate on your Tuition Line and better rates on other loans and savings accounts. Of course, you can manage your account anytime using online and mobile banking with bill pay and mobile check deposit, too.

  • $50 minimum deposit to open; no minimum balance requirement thereafter
  • Earn interest on balances of $1,500 or more
  • Includes a VISA® debit card1
  • Enjoy premium CD rates
  • 0.25% rate discount on consumer loans1
  • 0.50% rate discount on Tuition Lines
  • No annual fees on Lines of Credit1
  • No monthly service charges
  • Enroll in e-Statements to avoid a $3.00 monthly paper statement fee
  • $500 off closing costs on mortgages
  • Annual 20% Discount on safe deposit boxes

There's a lot to love about our Tuition Marquis Checking account, and our customers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida eagerly embrace it.


Online Payment Options

With FBT, you have several ways to send and receive money, transfer money between financial institutions, and pay your bills...all from your FBT account.

Bill Pay

FBT's Personal Bill Pay is a free service2 for our checking account customers. Online Bill Pay allows you to pay your bills easily from your Online Banking or Mobile Banking account. It's fast, secure, and a great way to schedule, pay, and track your bills.


TransferNow is a quick and convenient way to immediately transfer money back and forth between your FBT account and accounts you may hold at other financial institutions. With TransferNow, money is available to use virtually with no waiting period.


Zelle is a fast, safe and easy way to send money directly between bank accounts in the U.S., typically within minutes3. With just an email address or U.S. mobile phone number, you can send money from your account through FBT Online Banking or Mobile Banking to people you trust, regardless of where they bank4,5.


Zelle and the Zelle related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license.

1 Normal FBT credit qualifications apply. Subject to credit approval. Tuition lines excluded from waived annual fee offer.

2 Online Bill Pay is provided at no additional charge unless you choose expedited processing which is billed at $14.95 per transaction. Please consult your enrollment agreement or an account representative about charges that may apply for special payment processing.

3 Transactions typically occur in minutes when the recipient's email address or U.S. mobile number is enrolled with Zelle.

4 Must have a bank account in the U.S. to use Zelle.

5 Mobile carrier fees may apply.

Tuition line rate adjustment will cease if Tuition Marquis Checking is closed.