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It's time to make the free switch. Trade the paper clutter for easy electronic statements. We promise you won't miss that stack of unopened envelopes.

Losing the paper trail also means gaining security. The less you leave for identity thieves, the better you can avoid being a victim of fraud. Save yourself — and the environment.

  • Save paper and save the environment
  • Fast, free, and easy alternative to paper statements
  • Easier to retrieve info when needed
  • Eliminate a paper trail
  • Reduce chances of fraud and identity theft
  • Arrive faster than paper statements
  • Simplify recordkeeping
  • Easily access past statements
  • Ability to download for permanent storage or print if needed
  • Receive email notice when new e-statement is ready

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For answers to common questions about E-Statements, please view the FAQ below. If you would like any additional information, feel free to contact us.

What Are E-Statements?

An E-Statement is an electronic version of your First State Bank of Bigfork statement. You can safely view, print and save your statement right from your computer.

How Much Does It Cost?

There is no additional charge to receive your statement electronically!

How Do I Sign Up?

Just click the "Apply Now" button on this page to get started! You must then read and acknowledge our Electronic Statement(s)/Notice(s) Delivery Consent and Agreement. The signed portion of the agreement must be turned in to the bank before you can receive E-Statements. You must also have a valid, working email address.

What Will My E-Statements Look Like?

E-Statements are available as a PDF and will look very similar to your paper statement.

When Will I Receive My E-Statements?

You will receive your E-Statement at the same time you would normally receive your paper statement.

What Type of Account Do I Need?

E-Statements are available on active savings and checking accounts.

What Do I Need To View My E-Statements?

Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed for viewing your E-Statement. If you don't already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it for free!

How Long Will My Statements Be Available for Viewing?

You will have up to 24 months of statement history available. This history will not be available immediately, but will build as you receive statements. The First State Bank of Bigfork may choose to upload older statements at the bank's discretion.

Can I Receive a Paper Statement as Well as an E-Statement?

You can receive either a paper statement or an E-Statement but not both. If you request we print you a paper copy of your statement, we will charge you according to the bank's current fee schedule.

This agreement is made between you and the First State Bank of Bigfork and provides your request and consent to receive statements and various notices for your demand deposit account(s) by electronic delivery. These electronic statements and notices are called “E-Statements”.

By completing the online E-Statement application, you are consenting to receive your statement(s) and various notices by email. Please review the information below prior to giving your consent.

By agreeing to have your statement(s)/notice(s) sent electronically, you also agree to notify the Bank immediately, in writing by mailfax or email, of any change in your email address or any errors or complications relating to your electronic receipt or access to your E-Statements.

Once enrolled, you will no longer receive your statement(s)/notice(s) through the mail. Although you are opting out from receiving your statement(s)/notice(s) by mail, you have the option to receive a paper statement or a copy of this disclosure in paper form, at any time, by request. If you request we print you a paper copy of your statement, we will charge according to the most current fee schedule. You can contact us by mailfax or email.

The bank may change, suspend or eliminate all or any aspect of this delivery service upon notice to you. There are currently no fees or service charges for E-Statements. We may change any term of the Agreement at any time. If the change would result in increased fees for this bank service, we agree to give you notice 30 days before the effective date of any such change, unless an immediate change is necessary to maintain the security of an account or our electronic fund transfer system. We will provide any required notice of the change in terms to you by email or postal mail. If advance notice of the change is not required, and disclosure does not jeopardize the security of the account or our electronic fund transfer system, we will notify you of the change in terms within 30 days after the change becomes effective. If there is more than one party to the account, notice to any one account owner will be effective for all. We reserve the right to waive, reduce or reverse charges or fees in individual situations. You acknowledge and agree that the applicable deposit agreements and disclosures govern changes to fees applicable to specific accounts.

You agree to waive and release any claims against the First State Bank of Bigfork arising out of or that may in any way be related to the use of E-Statements, except for those claims resulting solely from the negligent acts or omissions of the First State Bank of Bigfork. You agree that you are solely responsible for any loss due to the use of E-Statements by you, any authorized user, or any unauthorized user or recipient who gains access to E-Statements through your computer or information obtained directly or indirectly from you.

You must complete a set-up process online to begin receiving E-Statements, during this process you will set up your user name and password. Your E-Statement user name and password are your authentication to E-Statements. It takes both user name and password to gain access. No one representing the First State Bank of Bigfork will ask for your password. You should never give your user name and password to anyone who asks for it in an email or by phone or anyone else who you do not want to have access to your account.

Adobe Acrobat Reader version 6.0 or higher is required to open and view your E-Statements. To download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, go to We also recommend that you use the latest browser version available that supports 128 bit SSL Encryption. Both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator browser versions 4.0 or higher are supported. It is your responsibility to maintain and update this software on your computer. At this time, use on a mobile device is not supported. 

You will need a valid email address to receive your E-Statements. Your E-Statements will be sent to the email address that is on file with the First State Bank of Bigfork. It is your responsibility to notify us of any email address changes. 

With E-Statements, you receive an email when your statement is available, this email will include a link to our secure message site at The delivery method used is a “Pull” method, meaning your E-Statements are available online for you to view, print and save.

E-Statements can be printed or saved to a file on your computer for easy storage. You will need a printer if you wish to print a paper copy and hard drive space available on your computer if you wish to save your E-Statements. When available, the past twenty-four months of statements will be available on E-Statements for your convenience.

Should you decide to stop receiving your E-Statements electronically, you need to notify the bank in writing by mailfax or email.

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