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Six Common Elderly Scams to Watch Out For and How to Stay Safe

August 5, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

A scam can be initiated via the computer (email, internet, social media), text, postal mail, in person, or a phone call. No matter the origin...read more

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What do you need to know about a coin shortage?

July 14, 2020

You keep hearing about a coin shortage - have all the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters disappeared?...read more

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Mobile Wallets

July 8, 2020 | Leah Driver

The use of mobile wallets has been growing for years, and the pandemic has created even more demand. "Contactless" transactions are fast, secure, and convenient, but are they right for you?...read more

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What is Mortgage Protection Insurance?

July 1, 2020

Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, which is why families carrying a mortgage often purchase mortgage disability and/or life insurance. If one of the breadwinners...read more

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Virtual Conferencing Platform Tips

June 28, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

With the recent move for many to working from home, there are a lot of questions around virtual conferencing platforms. Much of the attention has focused on the security of some platforms...read more

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2020 Citizens State Bank Scholarship Winner

June 25, 2020 | Leah J. Driver

Citizens State Bank is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Citizens State Bank Scholarship is Ms. Cloie G. York of New Castle....read more

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Steps to Take Between Mortgage Closing and Moving Day

June 24, 2020

There's a lot to do between closing on your mortgage and moving into your new home, but where should you start? This checklist will help you get organized....read more

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7 Things to Avoid Before Closing Your Mortgage Loan

June 22, 2020

You've been pre-approved for a mortgage loan, but you haven't closed on your loan. Here are seven things you should avoid until you do....read more

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Making an Offer on a New Home

June 15, 2020

Let's say you've been pre-approved for a mortgage and found a house you want to buy. Making an offer on a new home is a process filled with hope, excitement, and anxiety, but it helps...read more

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Creating a Cyber Secure Home

June 9, 2020 | Randy Marchany, CISO of Virginia Tech, Guest Editor, SANS Security Awareness

In the past, building a home network was nothing more than installing a wireless router and several computers. Today, as so many...read more

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Citizens State Bank joins Indiana Community Business Credit Corp.

June 1, 2020 | Guy Johnson (317) 503-4605, Angela Jordan (317) 843-9704 ext. 125

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, June 1, 2020: Citizens State Bank of Indiana is committing $100,000 to the pool of small business lending funds available through the Indiana Community Business Credit Corporation...read more

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Mobile Banking Upgrade with Debit Card Controls

May 27, 2020 | Leah Driver

We've upgraded our mobile banking app, and you'll appreciate the result! Not only is...read more

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6 Steps to Securing IoT Devices and Taking Back Your Privacy

May 21, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

In today's world we are more connected than ever — not only to each other, but to our devices. For example, people now have the ability to open...read more

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Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

May 4, 2020 | Leah Driver

Refinancing can help you get the most from your mortgage payment - is this the right time for you to refinance your loan?...read more

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Online Billpay For Beginners

May 1, 2020

Of all the benefits of online banking, billpay is probably the best. It's more secure, faster, and more convenient than mailing checks or paying...read more