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New Look. New Website. Early May 2016.

We are not changing our name, ownership, or moving away from our community financial services. We’re simply updating our logo and launching a new website with a stronger web based utility that features both Decorah Bank and Cresco Bank, a division of Decorah Bank & Trust Co. Be sure to check out our new website […]

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Keeping your mobile phone safe

Fortunately, it’s not hard to add some layers of protection to your mobile devices. Here are some tips from one of our security providers, Identity Theft 911: 1. Password-protect your mobile device and voicemail with a PIN. Make the password strong and hard to guess by using numbers, upper- and lower-case letters (when available), and at least […]

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A message in the New Year from Ben and Joe.

Happy New Year from your friends at Decorah Bank! It’s an exciting time to be a banker! The fulfilling part of banking is helping people. It is rewarding when we help a family buy a new home. It is fascinating learning about agriculture and providing credit to purchase livestock or put a crop in the […]

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3 ways to help you reach your savings goals in 2016.

Here are three easy ways to help you reach your savings goals in 2016. Schedule it. Give yourself an amount to set aside each week. Schedule it to automatically deposit in to your savings. Measure it. Tracking your progress is the best way to stay motivated. Be realistic. Make your goal attainable to set yourself […]

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Join Us for our Open House December 17th!

Treats galore and live music, oh my! Stop by our Open House on Thursday, December 17th.

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What you need to know about the Microsoft scam

Beware of the Microsoft scam – We have received several reports of local residents being called by or prompted to call Microsoft due to errors found on their computers. Please know this is a common scam. Microsoft will never solicit you with sudden problems found on your computer. The following comes from Microsoft’s website: “Cybercriminals […]

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Open your new account online

We are excited to offer another tool that brings time saving and convenience to our customers. Introducing Online Account Opening, where you can open a CD, Checking, or Savings account in 15 minutes or less! Open your CD or Savings Account Open your Checking Account

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A walk through history-celebrating 80 years

In 1935, as the economy fell into depression, a group of Decorah citizens opened the doors to a new independent, locally owned community bank called Security Trust and Savings Bank.  Fountain pens, inkwells and thick ledger books may be yesteryear, but our commitment to community and customers continues. May 29, 1935 issue of the Decorah […]

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