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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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.

How to Protect Yourself From Fraud

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As always, you can take steps to protect yourself by reviewing your monthly account statements or by monitoring your account online with internet banking. If you notice anything suspicious, please notify us immediately. If you are not currently using internet banking, and would like to, you can view a demo and sign up at www.decorahbank.com or www.crescobank.com. Remember, internet banking includes free online bill pay, a very convenient and economical way to manage your household bills.

Posted by Decorah Bank in Financial Education, Identity Theft, Internet Banking.

Avatars and High-Definition Video Prepare Students for Real World Financial Experiences

Avatars and High-Definition Video Prepare Students for Real World Financial Experiences

Students at five area high schools are taking part in a new financial literacy education program with support from a web-based, e-learning platform. The platform, powered by EverFi, Inc., employs the latest in new media technologies – adaptive-pathing, 3D gaming, social networking, online animations, video and messaging tools – to bring complex financial concepts to life. Through the EverFi platform, students can increase their financial acumen and earn certification in more than 600 finance-related topics.

Posted by Decorah Bank in Community News, Financial Education.