Founded in 1943, The Peoples Bank is a financial institution that provides a range of lending and depository products and services. It offers savings, checking and individual retirement accounts. The bank also provides debit cards, traveler s checks, savings bonds and safe-deposit boxes. The Peoples Bank offers direct deposit, wire transfer, notary, night depository, and online and telephone banking services. In addition, The Peoples Bank provides home, mortgage, construction and real estate loans. It offers check imaging, asset allocation and online bill payment services. The bank also operates The Peoples Agency, which is a full-service independent insurance firm. The Peoples Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.