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October 16, 2017 – Decorah & Cresco – To promote local shopping we’re giving away $1,000 in cash! Two people will win $500 in December. Here’s your opportunity to join us in supporting our local retail community. You’ll automatically be entered to win $500 every time you use your debit card to make a purchase in […]

October 10, 2017 – Decorah and Cresco – Brendon Kacher understands that operating a successful business or farm is more than numbers. It’s about knowing where you are today, identifying goals, and making smart choices. Brendon is now located at our Cresco location after spending over a year at our Decorah location helping customers. He […]

September 22, 2017 – Decorah & Cresco – Family and employee-owned Decorah Bank & Trust Company is named among the top one-percent most extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™. Decorah Bank & Trust and its affiliate, Cresco Bank & Trust Co., was recognized with the Institute’s Banky™ Award for […]

September 22, 2017 – Decorah – If working for a high-energy company that loves its customers appeals to you and you have administrative assistant skills, you’ll want to check out this exciting career opportunity! Decorah Bank and Trust Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with […]

September 13, 2017 – As you may or may not have heard, Equifax Inc., a credit reporting agency announced that they had experienced a cyber security incident potentially impacting up to 143 million U.S. consumers. We, Decorah Bank, have received initial notification from Equifax that they found no evidence of unauthorized activity on any of […]

Decorah – September 6, 2017 – We’re excited that work has begun on our additional staff parking lot. It will provide 23 parking spaces for our growing staff and will help make parking more available for others on the East end of downtown. Unique features of the lot are a solar production canopy and rainwater […]

Opportunities galore Decorah & Cresco – September 5, 2017 – If your child is old enough to ask you to buy them a toy, they are old enough to start learning basic financial lessons. The best teachable moments come in everyday moments – usually while shopping or viewing an advertisement. Look for opportunities to talk […]

Decorah & Cresco – September 1, 2017 – In an effort to improve the U.S. payments system, you may have noticed a change in the times during the day the electronic Direct Deposits post to your account. This recent change was made by NACHA (National Automated Clearing House Association) as part of phase 1 of […]

Hint, it has nothing to do with test scores. Decorah & Cresco – September 1, 2017 – College students have a tremendous understanding of test scores and GPAs, but how can we help them understand their credit score and the value of saving? Here is the American Banker’s Association top 10 tips that are designed […]

Getting ready for the real world Decorah & Cresco – August 14, 2017 – As the back-to-school date approaches, many of today’s younger consumers are likely gearing up to spend money, yet among U.S. adults ages 18-34, just over half are paying bills on time. Furthermore, 44% of high school students report that they don’t […]