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Welcome to our Financial Wellness Blog - dedicated to highlighting financial information that's useful to everyone. We've also included a Community Spotlight to promote volunteer organizations in our hometowns - Carmel, Dunkirk, Fishers, Hartford City, Knightstown, Lewisville, Montpelier, New Castle, Pendleton, Rushville, and Union City. If you'd like to submit an article for a non-profit, please read this or email Leah Driver. Thank you!

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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

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Scams

April 30, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Taking advantage of current events is a common tactic that cybercriminals use to fuel their malicious activities. With the global pandemic...read more

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Mobile Banking Security Tips

April 28, 2020 | Leah Driver

We rely on our mobile phone for so many things - banking, emailing, texting, shopping, dating - it's important to remember we need to take steps to keep it secure, just like we do...read more

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Wondering what to do with your stimulus payment?

April 25, 2020 | AmericaSaves.org

If you're wondering what you should do with your stimulus payment, you're not alone. Given today's uncertainty,...read more

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Online Banking for Beginners

April 22, 2020

If you’ve been on the fence about banking online, now is a good time to get started as we...read more

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THE BOB & TOM SHOW AND CITIZENS STATE BANK TEAM UP WITH HUSE CULINARY TO FEED ESSENTIAL WORKERS

April 20, 2020

THE BOB & TOM SHOW AND CITIZENS STATE BANK TEAM UP WITH HUSE CULINARY TO FEED ESSENTIAL WORKERS...read more