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Set Up Automatic Savings

February 24, 2020

Everyone knows the importance of saving money - so why not set up an automatic savings plan? You can ask your employer to direct deposit...read more

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Moving Your Checking Account

February 24, 2020 | Leah Driver

Perhaps you’ve wanted to switch banks for a while, but the idea of moving your checking account is as appealing as a voluntary tax audit. We promise you – it isn’t that difficult, and only involves a few simple steps....read more

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Cyber Threat Actors Expected to Leverage Coronavirus Outbreak

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

Cyber threat actors (CTA) leverage interest during public health threats and other high-profile events in order to conduct financial fraud and disseminate malware. We expect...read more

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Social Media Privacy

February 17, 2020 | SANS OUCH! Newsletter, February 2020

Most people would never consider walking into a crowded room and loudly broadcasting to total strangers all the details of their private life...read more

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Why isn't my budget working?

February 9, 2020

It's frustrating - you've finally put your budget together, but IT ISN'T WORKING! Here are a few reasons why budgets fail. See if any of these apply to you, and if so, recognizing the cause will make the problem easier to fix....read more

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Citizens State Bank Announces $5,000 Scholarship for 2020

January 28, 2020 | Leah Driver

NEW CASTLE, IN, January 28, 2020: Citizens State Bank is pleased to announce a $5,000 non-renewable scholarship to provide financial assistance to qualified persons accepted at an accredited institution, college, university or school in the State of Indiana....read more

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Keeping (and Organizing!) Your Financial Records

January 22, 2020

An important part of "Financial Wellness" is keeping track of your financial records - tax returns,...read more

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Budgeting Vocabulary

January 17, 2020

If you're starting the budgeting process, it's helpful to know the language. Here are some terms to get you started:...read more

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New Year, New You - Same W-2 Tax Scams

January 16, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Tax season is in full swing, which means criminals will go to great lengths to separate you from your money, your identity, or anything of value within their reach. They may offer seemingly...read more

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Setting Short & Long Term Financial Goals

January 4, 2020

One of the most important - and often easiest - steps in putting a budget together is setting goals. (Who doesn't want to picture themselves...read more

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2020 Financial Review - New Year, New You

January 1, 2020

An annual financial review is as important for your finances as a physical is for your health....read more

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10 Tips to Securely Configure Your New Devices

December 25, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

The holiday season is upon us, which means shopping for the latest gadget is in full swing. With the massive number of discounts available...read more

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Tis the Season for Saving!

December 6, 2019 | Jillian Stone, Caseworker, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) and Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow

The holidays are quickly approaching, and with the glitter and glam can come stress, anxiety, and impulse. As Benjamin Franklin said, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” Consider using some of these tips to keep from being overwhelmed, overworked, and overspent!...read more

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Gene Marsh Retirement

December 4, 2019 | Leah Driver

NEW CASTLE, IN, December 4, 2019: Citizens State Bank invites you to celebrate the retirement of Gene Marsh, Commercial Relationship Manager...read more

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The 5 Cs of Credit

December 3, 2019

While every bank has their own lending "formula," almost all use some form of The 5 C's of Credit as a basic guideline to evaluate a potential borrower. Business owners, or...read more