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How to Protect Yourself From Fraud

Decorah Bank & Trust Co.

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.

Committed to Environment

Decorah Bank & Trust Co.

Decorah Bank President, Joe Grimstad, discusses how we have come a long way in environmental sustainability efforts. Find out what Decorah Bank operations and customers are doing to make a difference.

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

Water Street Park Project Advances with Environmentally Friendly Feature

Water Street Park Project

Decorah Bank & Trust’s $10,000 donation will pay for permeable pavers that will enhance design and use of the new Water Street Park. Permeable pavers are an alternative to traditional outdoor pavers where water can filter through the surface to the underlying soil and drainage system. Rain water would otherwise puddle on the surface and run down the parking lot collecting pollutants, essentially destroying the quality of water runoff.

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

Decorah Business Uses Cutting Edge Technology To Reduce Lighting Power Consumption By 50%

Decorah Business Uses Cutting Edge Technology To Reduce Lighting Power Consumption By 50%

“We at Decorah Bank & Trust Company believe that one responsibility of running a good business is finding ways to reduce its impact on environment. The Bank will continue its efforts, looking for more ways to contribute to a clean and healthy environment for its employees, customers, and community.” – Joe Grimstad, Executive Vice President

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

Earth Day Event a Success

Earth Day Event a Success

On April 22, 1970, the country celebrated its first Earth Day, with a national outpouring of concern for cleaning up the environment. So many people were on the stump in Washington D.C. on Earth Day that Congress was forced to close early. Today the nation has infinitely more scientific capability, sophisticated cost-benefit analysis and grassroots concern to steer a course toward a cleaner environment.

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