Latest "Financial Education" Posts

Written by Andy Ludeking, Ag & Business Banker, VP (Click below to listen to Andy’s message)   April 12, 2021 – Whether you’re in agriculture or not, we live in an ag community; it’s always good to have a feel for what’s going on within it. I wanted to share an agriculture update about what […]

April 9, 2021 – One of Decorah and Cresco Bank’s core values is to be a leader in our area’s financial education outreach. We believe that by helping improve community members’ financial lives, we can improve our communities’ economic well-being. What are we doing to accomplish this? Decorah & Cresco Bank is dedicated to sponsoring […]

December 10, 2020 – Erick Kephart, with Wealth Management and Trust Services at Decorah Bank & Trust, shares some quick thoughts regarding financial markets and your investments as 2020 comes to a close and we look into 2021. “Currently, market indexes are at or near an all-time high.  Financial markets are on pace to provide […]

October 23, 2020 – October is Cyber Security Month. In a world full of technology, it is vital to be cyber smart and secure. We have put together some tips on keeping your electronic devices secure from people who may want to steal your information. Your Passwords – It’s incredible how many passwords we have to […]

February 13, 2020 – Decorah & Cresco – Con artists target people age 60 and older swindling more than 7 million Americans out of almost $3 billion each year. In an effort to prevent these losses, Northeast Iowa Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (NEI RSVP) and the Iowa Insurance Division will be presenting “Iowa Fraud […]

January 3, 2020 – Decorah & Cresco -Say hello to FREE financial learning whenever you want. We are excited to launch a new online financial literacy program, developed by Banzai. Banzai is a real-world financial wellness program used by tens of thousands of schools nationwide and now offers the same curriculum online for people of […]

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 […]