Budget for the Holidays

Greetings from our State Street OfficeTaking time to plan your budget before heading out this Black Friday — or whenever you’re planning to do your holiday shopping — will help you have a happier and less stressful holiday season. Follow these tips to start . . . → Read More: Budget for the Holidays

Sharing Tree Tradition Continues

It’s a Christmas tradition in Ruthven. Iowa State Bank in Ruthven is putting up the Sharing Tree again and inviting area residents to make Christmas special through this gift program for residents at the Ruthven Community Care Center, Assisted Living Center and RCCC Villa.

Since 2003 the bank has displayed the Sharing Tree that features a list . . . → Read More: Sharing Tree Tradition Continues

Shop Local this Holiday Season

Shop Local First

Shop locally this Christmas shopping season — and find out how you can get a discount on Algona Bucks!

Your locally-owned community bank invites you to shop your hometown first this holiday shopping season. Local businesses spend their money hiring local people who, in turn, spend . . . → Read More: Shop Local this Holiday Season

Tips for Avoiding Service Charges

Most service charges for your bank account can be easily avoided with a  few easy tips:

Know your minimum balance. Keep at least the minimum balance in your account. It is easier than ever to check your balance online, by phone or at an ATM to make sure you have the minimum balance.
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