Fulton Bank, National Association

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One Penn Square, P.O. Box 48
Lancaster, PA 17604

Fulton Bank, National Association is headquartered in Lancaster and is the 3rd largest bank in the state of Pennsylvania. It is also the 120th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1882 and as of March of 2019, it had grown to 1,359 employees at 126 locations. Fulton Bank, National Association has an A health rating.

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Fulton Bank mailed me a promotion to open a checking account and get $150. I followed all the steps exactly. I set up direct deposit within the time required, etc. It has been several months and I still do not have the bonus. I don't understand how they can mail you a promotion and then not give it. I am 100% sure I followed everything that was required. I've never had any accounts with them in the past so I just don't get it.

Horrible Customer Service

Posted by: alena | Apr 2, 2019

We had been customer of Fulton Saving Banks for over 16 years , because of the mortgage. Just had recently a situation, when I asked for some written policy to verify some information, which was given to me verbally. In respond, no written information was provided. Manager at the local branch had NO idea, where to look for, spoken in a rude mode and acted as she was so bothered with my request. I was advise to call to head Customer service at the main office- Deb Braden, who barely would speak with me , because she thought that information, which I requested was just "common sense". I tried to explain a specific situation and why I was asking for written explanation, but no result. This organization should really think of improving their customer service big time. Very unprofessional, do not treat customer with CARE. I could not wait until we will finish to pay our mortgage with this bank to get out of there!!

Like Watching Grass Grow And Paint Dry

Posted by: CMyGripe | Dec 10, 2011

Agree 100% with Pintman's review: Fulton's loan process is "Glacial".  Spot On!  We'd established a great, long-term working relationship with some wonderfully responsive Fulton Bank personel for our commercial investments (the only reason Fulton got 2 stars instead of 1).  The loan process was always seemless, and quick. 

Recently, our contacts have been shifted around here and there, and the once respectful, timely business process went static.  Now, it seems that the "powers that be" at Fulton's decision table work an awkward 1-day "production"  week:

Thursday:    Reserved for setting up foursomes and tee times.  No decisions made
Friday:        The weekly "hit the Links!" outing with the pals.  No decisions made
Monday:      Breakfast-brunch-lunch with the golf buddies to review Friday's game.  No decisions made.
Tuesday      Review loan requests not completed on Thursday and Friday. Paper shuffle. Procrastinate 1 more day.
Wednesday: Actually make a decision on a loan request, or two.  Leave all other requests sit until next week.

Recommendation:  If you're a serious commercial investor looking for a business-like, congenial, and respectful relationship based on a win-win situation, look elsewhere.  Fulton Bank seems more interested in nickel and diming granny out of her checking account than acting like a grown up business lending institution.  Sorry Fulton, I'm leaving, and taking my investor network with me.

PS Fulton on-line banking mirrors their loan process: novice, cumbersome, and time-consuming to use.


A Great Bank If You're Nostalgic For The 80'S

Posted by: pintman | Jun 20, 2011

In my mid-50s, I'm down to just two personal checking accounts and a home equity LOC. I stuck with Fulton for too many years simply because they have a ton of branches in Central Pennsylvania.  But I gradually got fed up with their stodgy service.  Feature-deficient online banking that was hard to set up, hard-to-read line of credit statements, glacial loan application processing, indifferent service, limited branch hours.  I always got the feeling this bank really doesn't want to be part of the 21st century, and doesn't want walk-in customers like me.  I'm reminded of that old TV commercial about the Lethargic National Bank. 



Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #7551
Year Established1882
Primary RegulatorOCC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.24%
Return on Equity - YTD11.08%
Annual Interest Income$126.8MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$12.70B$11.40B
LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$10.18B$9.34B
DepositsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$9.62B$8.44B
Equity CapitalQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$1.43B$1.32B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$83.5MM$82.5MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$73.5MM$80.8MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$3.4MM$3.8MM
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Fulton Bank, National Association Savings Account Rates

0.35%*$5k*-Health Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% $100 - $5k
0.02%--Statement Savings
0.02%--Student Statement Savings

Fulton Bank, National Association Money Market Rates

0.45%*$100k*-Platinum Money Market Account (Online Only)
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $10k - $25k | 0.25% $25k - $50k | 0.35% $50k - $100k
0.34%*$1000k*-Platinum Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.18% $10k - $25k | 0.24% $25k - $50k | 0.26% $50k - $75k | 0.27% $75k - $100k | 0.32% $100k - $250k | 0.33% $250k - $1000k
0.20%$1k-Money Market Account (Online Only)
0.16%$1k-Money Market Account
0.08%--IRA Money Market

Fulton Bank, National Association Checking Account Rates

0.03%*$10k*-Relationship Banking Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.02% $1k - $10k
0.02%$1k-Prime Life Interest Checking
0.01%$1k-Interest Checking

Fulton Bank, National Association CD Rates

2.15%$1k-13 Month Relationship CD Promo
1.60%$1k-36 Month Bump-up Promo CD - New Money
1.60%$1k-25 Month Promo CD - New Money
1.60%$1k-42 Month Relationship CD Promo
0.80%$1k-48 Month CD
0.80%$1k-60 Month CD
0.80%$1k-72 Month CD
0.45%$1k-18 Month CD
0.45%$1k-24 Month CD
0.45%$1k-30 Month CD
0.45%$1k-36 Month CD
0.20%$1k-15 Month CD
0.05%$1k-3 Month CD
0.05%$1k-6 Month CD
0.05%$1k-9 Month CD
0.05%$1k-9 Month No Penalty CD
0.05%$1k-12 Month CD
0.05%$1k-12 Month Variable Rate CD

Fulton Bank, National Association IRA Rates

2.15%$1k-13 Month Relationship IRA Promo
1.60%$1k-36 Month Bump-up Promo IRA - New Money
1.60%$1k-25 Month Promo IRA - New Money
1.60%$1k-42 Month Relationship IRA Promo
0.80%$1k-48 Month IRA
0.80%$1k-60 Month IRA
0.80%$1k-72 Month IRA
0.45%$1k-18 Month IRA
0.45%$1k-24 Month IRA
0.45%$1k-30 Month IRA
0.45%$1k-36 Month IRA
0.20%$1k-15 Month IRA
0.05%$1k-3 Month IRA
0.05%$1k-6 Month IRA
0.05%$1k-9 Month IRA
0.05%$1k-12 Month IRA


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