Local Bank Helps Kids with School Supplies

8th Annual School Supply Drive for CWL Schools
It’s important to have the right tools to achieve in school, and that is why Iowa State Bank is sponsoring a school supply drive for the 2012-2013 school year to benefit the CWL Schools. The drive will give needy children necessary school supplies to start the school year . . . → Read More: Local Bank Helps Kids with School Supplies

Summer Money Lessons for Kids

There’s never been a better time to talk to your kids about money. Before the summer comes to an end and your children gear up to return to school, take time to share some financial insight. The best financial lessons are part of everyday experiences. Look for opportunities to talk about money, read books aloud and . . . → Read More: Summer Money Lessons for Kids

Affordable & Family-Friendly Summer Fun

Summer passes quickly, and perhaps your children are already running out of things to do. The good news is summer fun doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and often the simplest things are the most enjoyable. Here are some ideas for your family to consider this summer.

Look for local events. From concerts to festivals, there . . . → Read More: Affordable & Family-Friendly Summer Fun

Twelve Secrets of Financial Power

Most of us don’t make one big financial decision that makes us successful. Instead, everyday decisions on spending put us on a path to succeed or fail. Follow these 12 steps form Iowa Jump$tart to get on the path to success.

1. Make a budget and be frugal.
2. Find money to invest; even small amounts add up.
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