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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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.