Latest "Financial Education" Posts

October 23, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – Take a minute to think about all the ways you are connected to the world. Do you have a smartphone? Some kind of tablet? What about a smart TV? Perhaps you own a gaming system with online capabilities. The average U.S. household actually has 5.7 connected devices, […]

September 27, 2019 – Minneapolis, MN – Decorah Bank & Trust Company and Cresco Bank & Trust Company, a division of Decorah Bank & Trust, was just named among the top three extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary BankingTM. The Bank was recognized with the Institute’s Overall Excellence BankyTM Award […]

June 27, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – As a business owner, there’s nothing more frustrating than theft. Altered and forged checks waste your time and money. Positive Pay is a paper check fraud prevention tool that matches the checks being presented for payment to a list of issued checks provided by your business. If […]

May 17, 2019 – Decorah – Billionaire investor Warren Buffet says, “The best investment you can make is in yourself. Your health, your education, and your relationships.” Seniors, you are all making large investments in yourselves by continuing your education.  The return you get on this investment is largely dependent on you.  What you learn, relationships […]

A visit to South Winneshiek Middle School May 1, 2019 – Decorah – We are huge fans of financial literacy in schools. Students who learn personal finance principles early have the most time to apply what they learn before taking on the responsibilities of adulthood. That’s why we enjoy offering financial education literacy programs in […]

Attention Farmers! July 26, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – Join us for Ag Marketing Update seminar on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cresco Bank & Trust lower level. Dan O’Bryan, Sr. Risk Management Specialist from Top Third Ag Marketing will be speaking on how you can better market […]

April 4, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – It’s all part of a symbiotic relationship that community banks have with their communities. Funds taken in by community members are put to productive use by lending that money back into the Decorah, Cresco, northeast Iowa, and southeast Minnesota’s economic ecosystem—to local small businesses and residents just […]