You can access and manage accounts online and with your phone, even depositing your checks with their MobileBanc app. Even though you can manage most of the common accounts online, some accounts must be opened initially at one of their branches, and it is not clear whether all accounts are eligible for online services.
You can receive your statements via email and also pay bills online.
With checking accounts, using online banking capabilities eliminates most service fees such as a monthly statement fee.
Ultima Bank Minnesota was founded as Farmers State Bank of Winger in 1904 in Winger, Minnesota, and has grown to include four banking locations in Winger, Fosston, Plummer, and Bemidji.
In addition, it has a loan-production office in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. The Ultima Bank name has been used since 1999.
Checking account plans
Customers can choose among student, premier, commercial, NOW, and money market checking accounts. The Ultima Checking account offers a tiered interest rate to reward higher balances. A liquid asset checking account is designed for organizations such as school districts and governments, offering competitive interest rates. (Follow this link for the best money market account rates in order to compare.)
Savings account options
Savings account options at Ultima Bank include a money market savings account, regular savings, Ultima Savings, SMART (School Money At Right Time) Savings account, and Christmas Club. Clients may also choose the UBM Direct Savings account, a high-interest savings account available to any individual, business, or farming operation.
Certificates of deposit, investments, loans and services
Among its investment choices, Ultima Bank offers CD rates for a range of maturities. (Compare Ultima Bank's current CD rates.)
Other investment options are offered, such as, a Coverdell Education Savings Account (CESA), a Health Savings Account, and both Traditional and Roth IRA plans. Ultima Bank is an Equal Housing Lender that specializes in agricultural, commercial, consumer and real estate loans. Other bank services include safe deposit boxes, a notary public, and online banking.
Ultima Bank has been a member of the FDIC since 1934 when FDIC coverage was launched. Deposits are insured in accordance with current FDIC requirements, usually $250,000.
According to the FDIC, "The standard deposit insurance coverage limit is $250,000 per depositor, per FDIC-insured bank, per ownership category." (FDIC coverage for eligible deposits was permanently increased from $100,000 to $250,000 per depositor in July 2010.)
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