Personal Finance 101: 10 Tips for College Students

As college students begin a new semester of classes, GPAs and test scores are probably on a lot of minds. Although those numbers are important, the value of credit scores and the importance of saving shouldn’t be underestimated — especially since the habits set in college can have a great impact on an individual’s financial future. . . . → Read More: Personal Finance 101: 10 Tips for College Students

Safe Online Banking

Online banking makes managing money convenient for millions of American households. With a few clicks of a mouse, customers can check deposits and pay bills, saving time and giving them more control over their finances.

Banks use a combination of safeguards to protect your information, such as a employee training, strict privacy policies, rigorous security standards, encryption . . . → Read More: Safe Online Banking

Help Your Child Start a Beginner Budget

Savings Jars

Create your own savings jars.

Savings Jars
Create your own savings jars.

For people of all ages, the best way to reach a savings goal is to start with a budget. A budget . . . → Read More: Help Your Child Start a Beginner Budget

Financial Tips for Young Adults Starting Out on their Own

With another school year just around the corner, students are preparing to head back to classes — and some may be leaving home for the first time. While everyone can benefit from learning about money management and taking a more hands-on approach with their finances, you adults — including those just starting college — have plenty . . . → Read More: Financial Tips for Young Adults Starting Out on their Own

7th Annual School Supply Drive a Success!

Area residents worked together to present CWL Schools with the supplies needed for a successful school year. CWL Schools principal James Rotert received the cash donations and school materials for the 2011-2012 school year presented by Susan Burrs of Iowa State Bank.

The Corwith and Wesley offices of Iowa State Bank donated $250.00. Area residents donated $300 . . . → Read More: 7th Annual School Supply Drive a Success!