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Recognizing Bad Financial Habits

October 1, 2019

Everyone has room for improvement when it comes to their financial habits. Many, if not most, of us live...read more

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Advantages of a Mortgage Pre-Approval

September 30, 2019

For many people, the first step in buying a home is finding a real estate agent. While this is an important step, it’s actually better to initially meet with a lender to see if you can get pre-approved...read more

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Recognition for our Mission

August 27, 2019

We frequently discuss our mission of helping our clients, co-workers, and communities succeed,...read more

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Cash vs Debit Card vs Credit Card

June 21, 2019

When you make a purchase, you have to decide how to pay - should you use cash, a debit card, or a credit card? Each...read more

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What Sets Community Banks Apart

April 8, 2019 | Independent Community Bankers of America

What are the primary differences between a community bank and a "big bank?" This article from the ICBA highlights a few of the differences....read more

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Home Buying Journal

March 21, 2019 | Leah Driver

As someone who writes blog articles and works for a bank, I thought I’d share my home buying experience. So, here goes…...read more

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Indiana Community Banking

March 1, 2019

Learn how banks impact Indiana's economy...read more

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Managing Your Checking Account

November 25, 2018

After you open your account, it’s important to keep track of your money. Today there are more ways than ever to monitor your account and avoid unnecessary fees....read more

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Why Use a Community Bank?

November 6, 2018

Watch this short video (Hint, it's not just about the popcorn and dog treats)...read more

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Personal Banking 101

September 25, 2018

Most people start their banking journey with a checking and savings account. (“Deposit” accounts.) A checking account gives you easy access to your money – this is where most of your deposits and withdrawals (“transactions”) take place....read more

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What is a Digital Wallet?

September 25, 2018

A digital wallet is a way to carry your debit/credit card information in a digital form on your mobile device. Instead of using your plastic card to make a purchase, you pay with your smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch. The app does not store personal information like your name or account number....read more

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Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

September 25, 2018

A recent survey by the American Journal of Public Health revealed that nearly one in 18 older adults falls prey to financial fraud or abuse, to the tune of $36.5 billion per year. And while declining cognition is associated with a 33% increase in scam susceptibility, even healthy older adults can fall victim,...read more