Bar News - February 17, 2012
NH Bar Foundation: IOLTA Leadership Bank Spotlight: Hampshire First Bank
The New Hampshire Bar Foundation, on behalf of the NH legal community, thanks Hampshire First Bank for its steadfast support of the Interest on Lawyers Trust Account program, and its participation as a Leadership Bank in 2011-2012.
A Leadership Bank...Contributes to the success of the IOLTA program by offering interest rates of 2% or more on IOLTA accounts.
Hampshire First Bank’s Impact With the revenue earned through the IOLTA Program, Hampshire First Bank helped more than 19,000 residents receive critical civil legal services in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2011. These services alleviate poverty and suffering and help the communities it serves in central and southern New Hampshire.
IOLTA accounts at Hampshire First Bank generated $14,309 in interest revenue.
About the BankHampshire First Bank, headquartered in Manchester and with offices in Nashua, Keene, Londonderry and Portsmouth, strives to be closely connected to the communities we serve and in tune to the needs of our business clients in southern and central New Hampshire.
You Should Know...We have blended the power of the Internet with the latest technology to give our clients the best online banking experience available. We know security is an important feature for any online banking system. For this reason, we have implemented secure sign-on to protect you from identity theft and fraud.
Hampshire First Bank’s Business Online Banking allows our business clients to easily manage accounts and includes a full range of features including specialized loan reporting; bill payment; ACH origination, including tax payments; wire transfers; custom-designed reporting; and more.
Find out more at www.hampshirefirst.com.
We support IOLTA because..."As a community bank, it is important for us to give back to the communities we serve. As an IOLTA Leadership Bank, Hampshire First is proud to be part of a program that supports educational programs and access to justice for our state’s vulnerable and disadvantaged citizens."