Save an extra $1,000 this year

The start of a new year is a great time to evaluate how your finances and make a savings plan. If your bank account isn’t where you’d like it to be, read on to find out how save an extra $1,000 this year.

As of February 1, there are 334 days left in 2013. A little math . . . → Read More: Save an extra $1,000 this year

It Might Be Wireless, But Is It Secure?

A Short Guide to Bluetooth Security

Wireless devices help us move our lives along faster and more efficiently. Let’s face it, they allow us to do more work, and have more fun along the way. However, security shouldn’t take a backseat to convenience, so take a few moments to think about Bluetooth security and how you can . . . → Read More: It Might Be Wireless, But Is It Secure?

Schutjer Leads Corwith & Wesley Offices

Iowa State Bank is pleased to announce that Brenda J. Schutjer will assume the daily management duties of the Corwith and Wesley offices. Schutjer will oversee the needs of customers in the Corwith and Wesley markets as Iowa State Bank continues to serve customers in the area.

“We’re pleased to serve the Corwith and Wesley communities. Community . . . → Read More: Schutjer Leads Corwith & Wesley Offices

Conlon Takes Reigns at Ruthven Office

Iowa State Bank is pleased to announce that Larry Conlon will assume the daily management duties of the Ruthven office beginning in January. Conlon will oversee the needs of customers in the Ruthven market as Iowa State Bank continues to serve customers in the area.

The bank recently remodeled its office in Ruthven. “We’re pleased to serve . . . → Read More: Conlon Takes Reigns at Ruthven Office

Get Smart About Smartphone Security

Smartphone security becomes more important every day as we add mobile banking and other personal information to our phones. It is estimated that there are 120 million American smartphone users, however, less than 5% of smartphones use third-party security software and more than 40% lack anti-virus software. More than half of users do not use password . . . → Read More: Get Smart About Smartphone Security