Welcome to the Legend Bank Family. Independent Bank Whitewright accounts have transitioned to the Legend Bank system. Important Information

Welcome To Legend Bank. We are very excited to welcome you to our family as a new customer! We hope you’ll find that Legend Bank is a different kind of banking partner and we hope you’ll enjoy banking with us.  

Helpful Links

This page is your one-stop resource for everything you need to know about the transition to Legend Bank. We've included Helpful Links below so you can easily access the information you need.
 

Important Information About Your Account Conversion 

We look forward to serving your banking needs and we are excited to welcome you as a new Legend Bank customer on Monday, July 29. We are committed to making this transition as easy for you as possible, so please let us know how we can provide you with assistance.
 
IMPORTANT DATES INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR ACCOUNT CONVERSION
MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019: Your account(s) will transition to the Legend Bank system.
  • Your account number will remain the same with Legend Bank as it was with Independent Bank
  • We have carefully reviewed your current account(s) and we are transitioning you to a Legend Bank account with similar benefits and features.
  • Please review the Account Conversion Guide on the backside for your new Legend Bank account(s).
DEBIT CARDS
You should have received your new Legend Bank Visa debit card in the mail. Please activate your new card and use it for your transactions. Your Independent Bank debit card is no longer activated and will be declined if used. 
 
Please remember to update any automatic recurring charges: To ensure monthly transactions to your debit cards are not disrupted, please remember to update any automatic, recurring charges to your Independent Bank debit card to your new Legend Bank debit card number.
 
Free Debit Card Rewards - Soon you will earn reward points for all your debit card purchases with your new Legend Bank card! Look for more information in your mailbox early this fall. We can't wait to tell you more about this program.
 
ONLINE BANKING & ONLINE BILL PAY

Independent Bank Whitewright Online Banking access is no longer available. You can now begin enrolling in Legend Bank Online Banking and Bill Pay.

Beginning Monday, July 29, you can enroll in Legend Bank Online Banking and Bill Pay. It can take up to 48 hours to complete your enrollment and account set up.
 
Transfers 
  • All transfers previously scheduled to complete by 5 pm CST, July 26, 2019 completed as scheduled on your Independent Bank system.
  • Transfers scheduled after 5 pm CST, July 26, 2019 need to be re-scheduled in the Legend Bank online banking system. They will not be completed through the Independent Bank Online Banking system.
 
Online Bill Pay
  • Bills you’ve scheduled to pay on/before 5 pm CST, July 26, 2019 will pay as scheduled through the Independent Bank Bill Pay system.
  • Set up your billers and schedule your bills - Any bills scheduled to pay on/after 5 pm CST, July 26, 2019, will not pay as scheduled through your Independent Bank Bill Pay system and will need to be scheduled in the Legend Bank online bill pay system.
 
YOUR NEW CHECKS
  • Your new checks mailed early the week of July 22. 
  • Please begin using your new Legend Bank checks immediately to avoid having any outstanding Independent Bank checks on your account.
  • For some customers, there was an error printing the first set of checks received and your account number was printed incorrectly. We apologize for the confusion this may cause. You will be receiving replacement Legend Bank checks in the mail soon. 
    • Please check the account number on your checks. If your account number is not correct, do not use the checks you received and dispose of them in a secure way or visit any of our branch locations and we will be happy to help you properly dispose of your documents.
    • Please use your Independent Bank checks until you receive your new Legend Bank checks.
    • Your account number did not change as a part of the transition to Legend Bank.
    • If you used the account number on your first set of Legend checks to update your automatic deposits or payments, please change this back to your original account number with Independent Bank and use Legend Bank’s routing number, which is 111903290.
    • When you receive your new Legend Bank checks, please begin using them immediately and securely dispose of the first set of Legend Bank checks you received.
    • Our bankers will be watching for any checks written with the first set you received. If you have already written any of your Legend Bank checks with the incorrect account number, we will do our very best to post them to your account.
    • It is important that you discontinue using your Independent Bank documents (checks, deposit slips, etc.) as soon as you receive your new Legend Bank checks and documents, since your account has transitioned to Legend Bank.
    • Your Independent Bank documents can only be used until Tuesday, October 29, 2019. After that date, your checks and documents will no longer be accepted.
 

Letter and Account Conversion Guide

On June 28, 2019 we mailed your account transition information along with your account conversion guide. In this letter you received information to make the transition to your new Legend Bank account as easy as possible. 
We are happy to share with you that your account number will remain the same with Legend Bank as it is currently with Independent Bank, unless you received notification that your number changed. 
We have carefully reviewed your current account(s) and we are transitioning you to a Legend Bank account with similar benefits and features. Please review the Account Conversion Guide enclosed for your new Legend Bank accounts. 
Frequently Asked Questions
Will the friendly bankers at the Whitewright location still help me in the future?
At Legend Bank, it's our privilege to serve you. We've welcomed the bankers you know and trust at your Whitewright bank into our family and we hope they'll enjoy working with us and much as we look forward to having them on our team. We are also excited to announce that we've added a new President/Lender to the Whitewright location to meet your lending needs. Brandon Grooms will be at Whitewright location daily to work with you!
Photo of Legend Bank Whitewright team members with Legend Bank logo and Whitewright Team

Will my direct deposits and checking account automatic debits (like monthly automatic charges to my debit card) need to be changed?
You'll need to update the routing number on your automatic account debits and direct deposits even though your account number didn't change. We are available to assist you with this transition and excited to share with you our new tool called ClickSwitch to help you easily and automatically change your direct deposits and automatic debits to your new Legend Bank account and debit card.
 

About Us

Our 129 year history is a wonderful past ingrained in the philosophy that service to others is a privilege. 
  • We have a 129 year history of serving customers with the utmost integrity, care and concern.
  • We were founded to serve local communities and small businesses.
  • We are one of the largest Ag lenders in North Texas.
  • It’s Our Privilege to Serve Others
  • Our team of just over 160 employees considers it a privilege to serve each and every customer, whether internal or external.
  • Our decisions are made locally by board members and executives that live in the communities we serve. We are invested in our communities and want to see them grow and prosper.

Our Locations

Legend Bank’s locations now cover eight counties in North Texas. Our long-term goal is to continue our legacy so that we can serve the next generation of customers, shareholders and employees. We are inspired by our 129 year history and look forward to serving you and yours in the future.
 
 

It's Our Privilege To Serve You

We look forward to telling you more about Legend Bank’s products and services soon. You’ll have access to so many new services that will make banking much easier and more convenient.