HOME FEDERAL BANK EARNS 84TH BAUER FINANCIAL FIVE-STAR STABILITY RATING


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March 18, 2013

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Bank celebrates 21 years of highest ranking by independent authority

Home Federal Bank in March earned its 84th consecutive Five-Star stability rating from independent bank rating agency Bauer Financial.

Home Federal Bank in March earned its 84th consecutive Five-Star stability rating from independent bank rating agency Bauer Financial.

For the 84th consecutive quarter, Home Federal Bank has earned the Bauer Financial Five-Star stability rating, the highest possible rating. This accomplishment is shared by fewer than 10 percent of the nation’s banks.

“We’re proud to offer stability, security and a full range of banking services to East Tennessee families and businesses,” said Home Federal Bank President Dale Keasling. “The Bauer Financial Five-Star rating is a good indicator to our customers that their bank is strong and stable.”

Bauer Financial, an independent rating agency, has been analyzing and reporting on the financial condition of the nation’s banking industry since 1983. Each quarter, the private rating firm collects data on banks and financial institutions and ranks them based on specific criteria centered on safety and soundness.

Consumers can check the strength of their bank, thrift or credit union at http://www.bauerfinancial.com.

About Home Federal Bank

Home Federal Bank is a locally owned, full-service bank serving East Tennesseans through branches in Knox, Anderson, Blount and Sevier counties. For more information, visit http://www.homefederalbanktn.com.