To help you plan ahead – we will close at noon on Wednesday, December 24th and reopen on Friday, December 26th.  Merry Christmas from all of us at Decorah Bank!

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Lovstuen retires – thanks for 50 years!

What were you up to 50 years ago?  Irene Lovstuen was just starting her fifty year career with the Bank.  We’re guessing that Irene has probably seen and heard about most financial situations – but then, we will never know because of her value and respect for financial confidentiality. We wish Irene Lovstuen a satisfying […]

Posted by Decorah Bank in Community News, Decorah Bank News & Events.

Get Smart About Credit

Decorah Bank is urging its readers to educate themselves on the Dos and Don’ts of Credit:  DO read fine print on credit applications.  The application is a contract, so read it carefully before signing. DO be wary of anyone who claims they can “fix” your credit report. DO pay at least the minimum due and contact your creditor if you […]

Posted by Decorah Bank in Community News, Decorah Bank News & Events, Financial Education.

What top expert says about becoming successful…

New! Audio Series for Success! Your success depends on much more than dollars and cents. That’s why we’re extending a Chat with the Experts™ audio series just for you. Listen to what top experts in America have to say about topics that will help you grow. The best part? This series is available to you […]

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Decorah Bank Expands Bank Team

Decorah Bank & Trust Company recently welcomed Josh Giddings to help with the growing needs of the company. “Josh Giddings adds expertise to an already outstanding and professional group of bankers that demonstrate the bank’s ongoing commitment to provide assistance to area businesses and farming operations in the area,” said Ben Grimstad, president and CEO […]

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Largest Rooftop Solar Installation

Powered By The Sun Decorah Bank & Trust Company recently went live with the largest rooftop solar installation to date in Decorah. The 22 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic solar array sits on the bank roof fixed and should produce enough energy to power the equivalent of three average-sized homes. Dennis Pottratz of Go Solar in Decorah […]

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A Brand New Look… Handcrafted Just for You!

Your eyes are not playing tricks on you! We’ve undergone an extensive web makeover and are MORE than excited to launch our brand new look. With easy navigation and access to all of the information that you want and need, we hope you’ll explore some of our new tools and find some of the old […]

Posted by Decorah Bank in Community News.

Children Win in ‘Race to Save’

Children Win in 'Race to Save'

Research shows that children who save money are more likely to go to college. “It may sound extreme, but there seems to be a correlation between being fiscally responsible that builds confidence in other areas of a young persons’ life,” according to Decorah Bank & Trust’s financial education director, Johanna Kittelson.

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How to Buy Your First Home in 2012

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If you are thinking about purchasing your first home – you might be interested to learn about a grant totaling $15,000 that was recently awarded to Decorah Bank & Trust Company by Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Des Moines. The grant, which is effective March 15, 2012, is part of FHLB Des Moines Rural Homeownership Fund (RHF) that supports homeownership opportunities for families and individuals in rural communities.

Posted by Decorah Bank in Community News, Financial Education.