Trade Associations

Smart options for trade and membership associations

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Get set up with the right banking services to minimize time spent on your finances.

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Improve the efficiency of your banking and payment operations.

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Let us help you choose from a variety of convenient options for payment processing.

Financial and Insurance

We offer secure banking and payment services for statewide and national financial and insurance trade organizations.

  • Accept secure online membership payments
  • View and receive online payments through an online secure payment gateway or in your office
  • Maximize reserve funds with asset management or other options

Food

Easy banking and payment options for food trade association members, even in remote rural areas.

  • Connect your members to customizable fleet and tractor trailer financing options
  • Leverage remote image deposit to expedite bank deposits for your trade association offices
  • Our flexible merchant services program enables secure payments on site or online

Construction

We offer customized short-term credit solutions, investment strategies and asset protection specific to construction trade organizations.

  • Organizational credit cards and lines of credit for improved cash flow
  • Tiered money market accounts, CDs and CDARS service and asset management for investments
  • Competitive insurance products for key employees and members of your board

Energy

Streamline the financial management of your energy trade association or membership organization with our comprehensive banking and credit solutions.

  • Advanced processing solutions for accepting secure member payments online or right in your offices
  • Short-term credit solutions include credit cards and lines of credit to optimize cash flow management
  • Employee financial packages include employee benefits, retirement planning, discounted personal banking services and financial planning

Agriculture

We've partnered with America's agriculture industry for 100+ years, and we're honored to help you manage your finances.

  • A wide variety of convenient member payment options for your national, statewide, regional and remote members
  • Conservative investment strategies for your association reserve funds
  • Tax-efficient equipment leasing structures to expand constituent enterprises

Industry

Choose First Citizens Bank for banking, credit and investment solutions customized to meet the needs of your industry trade association.

  • Convenient and customized membership payment options
  • Full suite of trade association employee packages including benefits, insurance, retirement, discounted banking and financial planning services
  • Asset and liability protection for your key employees and members of your board

Media and Marketing

We can save your media and marketing trade association time and money as your membership grows.

  • Ensure your assets are protected and address specific life insurance and liability needs of your key employees and board of directors
  • Short-term credit solutions such as credit cards or lines of credit to help with your cash flow
  • Convenient membership payment options include secure online payments, merchant card services and remote deposit of checks

Transportation

As a transportation trade association, you need a financial partner with 100+ years of experience to address your needs across the country.

  • Wide variety of easy membership payment options
  • Secure investment solutions for your trade association reserve fund
  • Short-term credit solutions such as credit cards or lines of credit to smooth your cash flow due to seasonal fluctuations

Government

First Citizens Bank has the experience and expertise to create the customized financial services package you need.

  • Asset protection solutions for your key employees and members of your board
  • Conservative solutions for securely growing your reserve fund through tiered money market accounts, CDs and CDARS service and asset management
  • Secure membership payment options

State and Local

Your state and local trade association needs a financial partner familiar with your region. Your local First Citizens Bank can help.

  • Convenient options for easy processing of member payments
  • Short-term credit solutions such as credit cards and lines of credit
  • Fully customized financial packages drawing on our banking, credit, investment and other financial services
First Citizens and You

Working with you

  • Improve the efficiency of your organization's banking and payment operations with our specially designed package of financial solutions
  • Leverage a full range of financial services that are tailor-made to your trade association's needs and stage of growth
  • Align with a family-run bank with a long history of dedicated service to our business, trade association and membership organization partners
  • Minimize the time you spend on finances so you can focus on serving your members
Our Expertise

We know your challenges

  • We understand trade organizations can vary greatly in their financial needs
  • We take the time to meet with you and understand your association's unique financial goals
  • We can partner with you at your local branch for personalized meetings
  • We will provide you with access to online and mobile services at all times
Our Promise

Streamlining your finances

Forever First

We can assist your trade association with long-term financial planning to help your members today and tomorrow.

Better banking

Our bankers work as a cohesive team across our regional and local offices. Whatever financial needs arise for your trade association, we can put you in touch with the best experts to assist.

Community connections

We have a long history of staying committed to our local partners and supporting them through a wide variety of business challenges.

Remote Image Deposit

Deposit money from anywhere

Deposit checks remotely for faster processing and extended deposit hours.
Purchasing Card

Control business expenses

Simplify business purchases, reduce paperwork and monitor expenses with the First Citizens Visa Purchasing Card.

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