10 Tips for Paperless Record-keeping

Paper statements, receipts and other documents scattered around the house are easy to misplace and create a storage and organization challenge. Additionally, they pose a much more serious threat of identity theft if they get into the hands of the wrong person. Transitioning to a paperless home office can help you clear clutter and protect your . . . → Read More: 10 Tips for Paperless Record-keeping

Save an Extra $1,000 This Year

Now that January has passed and we’re one month into 2011, it’s a great time to evaluate how your New Year’s saving plan is going. If your bank account isn’t where you wanted it to be by this time, read on to find out how save an extra $1,000 this year.

As of Feb. 1, there are . . . → Read More: Save an Extra $1,000 This Year

5 ways to be a financially responsible Valentine

Want to be the perfect Valentine for your significant other? Here are some tips to show him or her how “fiscally” attractive you can be.

Spend a romantic evening on a budget. Relationship woes often can be traced to finances. If money’s tight, don’t stay at home and grumble about money trouble, and don’t spend a night . . . → Read More: 5 ways to be a financially responsible Valentine

Wesley Community Center Gets a Boost from Bank

Bank Donates to Wesley Community Center

Wesley Community Center volunteers accept a check from Iowa State Bank for $3,000 to help with their building renovations.

In support of the renovation efforts at the Wesley Community Center, Iowa State Bank employees Deb Rahm, Karen Youngwirth and Brenda Schutjer presented . . . → Read More: Wesley Community Center Gets a Boost from Bank

Beware: Vishing Attacks on the Rise

Our debit card service provider, SHAZAM, has seen an increase in vishing fraud reports over the last 24 hours. Multiple reports have been from cardholders receiving automated and live telephone calls demanding account information. In at least one case, a message was left on a cardholder’s telephone, asking the cardholder to call back a toll-free telephone . . . → Read More: Beware: Vishing Attacks on the Rise