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Teaching Children the Value of Money in 5 Simple Lessons

Building a successful financial future for your little one starts with a strong foundation. At Iowa State Bank we offer financial opportunities for all ages! Grow the building blocks of fiscal understanding with your children using these fun and easy lessons. See the value of savings: Before they understand the concept of retirement, help them […]

Posted on: March 24th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Education, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

Post-Honeymoon Finances: Managing Money Together

After tying the knot, finances can be a tricky subject, but they are an absolutely necessary discussion. As Dave Ramsey says, “If you can talk about money, you can talk about anything.” Getting your finances put together takes some decision making, but here are some basic guidelines to get you started. Be transparent with one […]

Posted on: February 16th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Debt, Education, Financial Management, Personal Loans, Savings | Comments Off

Basketball Budgeting: How-To Score with Your Finances

Basketball season is in full swing and there are many comparisons to the sport that can apply to building your own personal budget. From knowing when to pass an expense, to hitting a three with an unexpected bonus, budgeting is a lot like basketball. Learn how to win at structuring your finances with this helpful […]

Posted on: January 21st, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Education, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

Home Improvement Projects to Do This Fall

The fall weather in Iowa is ideal for spending time outside with the family for barbecues, tailgating, and hiking. Fall is also the perfect time for home improvement projects. Your home needs to be ready for the winter ahead that is just around the corner. From checking a few things off your to-do list to […]

Posted on: September 15th, 2014 by vgmforbin in Education, Home Buyer, Home Seller, Mortgages, Personal Loans, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Keeping your Money Safe While Traveling

August is filled with getting the kids ready for school and warm summer vacations. Whether you are looking to be refreshed and renewed for the coming fall or the kids need a getaway, you shouldn’t have to worry about your money being safe. Traveling during the summer can mean worrying more about getting your card […]

Posted on: August 14th, 2014 by IAStateBkBlogger in Education, Financial Management, Savings, Uncategorized, Website | Comments Off