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Getting ready for the real world Decorah & Cresco – August 14, 2017 – As the back-to-school date approaches, many of today’s younger consumers are likely gearing up to spend money, yet among U.S. adults ages 18-34, just over half are paying bills on time. Furthermore, 44% of high school students report that they don’t […]

Decorah & Cresco – August 7, 2017 – A big step in successfully managing your money is learning to set and save toward financial goals. You will always have both short and long-term financial goals to work on. Short-term financial goals could include saving for a new video game, a phone, or a weekend trip […]

Take a minute to think about all the ways you are connected to the world. Do you have a smartphone? Some kind of tablet? What about a smart TV? Perhaps you own a gaming system with online capabilities. The average U.S. household actually has 5.7 connected devices, and that number is going to rise. In […]

Decorah and Cresco – June 7, 2017 If you have our debit card, you have a new way to pay! Decorah Bank and Cresco Bank debit cards can now be enrolled in Samsung Pay, Android Pay or Apple Pay, and used anywhere mobile payments are accepted. Mobile wallets are the latest in smart phone payment […]

Decorah & Cresco – June 1, 2017 What you should know before planning your adventures For a few years we’ve been hearing, “I can’t travel without a credit card.” For whatever reason there’s a myth that debit cards won’t work while traveling. The truth is that debit cards work just as easily as credit cards […]

Decorah & Cresco – May 26, 2017 – You now have access to a new version of the Decorah Bank and Cresco Bank (DBT & CBT) mobile banking app that includes some new features. If you already have the app it will update automatically depending on your smart phone settings. The redesign keeps all the […]

Decorah & Cresco – May 23, 2017 Do you know your credit score or what makes up a credit score? There are over 600 risk factors that are included when calculating a credit score. These risk factors fall into five main categories: payment history, which makes up about 35% of your credit score; how much […]

Decorah & Cresco – May 11, 2017 – Have you been dreaming, planning and designing your dream home? Before you start falling in love with design options, establish your budget and be prepared to stick to your budget. Figuring out financing is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1 – Get preapproval for your construction loan […]

Decorah & Cresco – April 14, 2017 – We are pleased to bring you Real Time Banking beginning April 25, 2017. This enhancement allows for faster and more efficient banking. Real Time Banking simply means your account balance will be quickly updated whenever a transaction to your account or debit card is processed whether from […]

Decorah – March 9, 2017 – That’s right. You have the capacity to become wealthy. Many of the wealthiest people in America have similar spending habits. It may not be obvious by seeing what millionaires drive or where they shop. You can learn a lot on how to build wealth by looking at these shared […]