Join Us in Shelbyville for Our Grand Opening Celebration!

The staff at First Merhcants Bank at Shelbyville State Road 44SHELBYVILLE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank and the staff of the Shelbyville banking center invite you to our grand opening celebration on Tuesday, April 29th. The banking center is located at 2350 Marketplace Boulevard, just east of State Road 44 and south of Interstate 74 in Shelbyville.

First Merchants Among Top 25 Regional Banks Nationwide

MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants is proud to announce it has been named one of SNL Financial’s Top Performing Regional Banks in the nation for 2013. Of the top 25 best-performing regional banks, First Merchants ranked 23rd based on core financial metrics. 

Concerned About the Heartbleed Bug? Our Systems Are Not at Risk

MUNCIE, Ind. - Many of you have read the  media reports about the Heartbleed bug, an OpenSSL vulnerability that can be used to expose user names and passwords through the use of the Internet.

First Merchants bank has assessed this vulnerability and can assure you that our systems are not at risk to this vulnerability.

Employees Volunteer With Habitat for Humanity

First Merchants volunteersMUNCIE, Ind. - On February 21, a group of ten Delaware County First Merchants employees used their First Merchants Serves Community Day to volunteer with Greater Muncie, Indiana Habitat for Humanity.

New Shelbyville Banking Center Opens Its Doors

The staff at First Merhcants Bank at Shelbyville State Road 44SHELBYVILLE, Ind.

Information About Apple's Security Flaw

MUNCIE, Ind. - You may have read information regarding the very serious security flaw in iPhones, iPods, and iPads.  The flaw allows hackers to intercept any encrypted data from a user when on a Wi-Fi network and other connections.  This includes e-mails, log in credential, and credit card information.  This possibly affects Mac computers as well.  Apple has released a patch for this flaw for iPhones, iPods, and iPads (Mac’s will be updated soon), but you should take some steps to ensure you are protected.

On the positive side, many iPhones and iPads are set to auto update. 

Advisory Board Member Receives Business of the Year Honor

Dean Fuelling and Greg FlemingDECATUR, Ind. - A member of the First Merchants East Region Advisory Board recently accepted the Large Business of the Year Award, awarded by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce.

First Merchants Sponsors Polar Plunge

First Merchants' Mike Morelli takes the Polar PlungeMUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank, Muncie Region, was a sponsor of the Ball State “Freezin’ for a Reason” Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Indiana. With the sponsorship comes the opportunity to have representatives take the plunge and representing First Merchants was Michael Morelli and John Callahan.

File Your Taxes for Free Online

Happy, smiling family

MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants is proud to partner with United Way to support the MyFreeTaxes program, which provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals.

First Merchants and IU Health Present Checks to Hendricks County Schools

Plainfield check presentation

INDIANAPOLIS - Proceeds from the second annual Dragstrip Dash, presented by First Merchants and IU Health West Hospital, have been awarded to local Hendricks County school systems.

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