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Taking Baby Steps to Eliminate Your Debt

As of 2015, the average American with credit card debt owes $15,762 – and that’s just credit. Auto loans, student loans, and mortgages add thousands of dollars and years of repayment to your personal finances. However, debt doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Once you have made the commitment to work towards financial freedom, […]

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by vgmforbin in Debt, Financial Management, Savings | No Comments »

5 Ways to Save for Your Next Vacation

Whether it’s skiing in the mountains, scuba diving among the reefs, or exploring history throughout famous museums, your ideal vacation can be anything you make it. Wherever you dream of traveling to, price is sure to be a factor in your decision. Make the trip of your dreams into a reality with these smart saving […]

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

How-To Save $1,000,000 by Retirement

  Retirement may seem an eternity away; however, even if it’s a dream 20 years down the road, saving for retirement shouldn’t wait until the goal is in sight. Rule of thumb says you’ll need $1,000,000 in savings to retire comfortably. Our experts at Iowa State Bank recommend taking the following steps to save with […]

Posted on: April 19th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Retirement, Savings | Comments Off

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

How-To Purchase Your New Vehicle: Auto Financing 101

Purchasing a new vehicle is always an exciting venture. Here at Iowa State Bank we want to help you maximize your buying experience with a trusted and affordable auto loan. Before you start roaming the lots, glance at our easy auto check list to see what type of vehicle you and your budget are searching […]

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Consumer Loans, Credit Score, Financial Management | Comments Off

Auto Financing & Maintenance Tips

Purchasing a new vehicle is always an exciting venture. Here at Iowa State Bank we want to help you maximize your buying experience with a trusted and affordable auto loan. Before you start roaming the lots, glance at our easy auto check list to see what type of vehicle you and your budget are searching […]

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Consumer Loans, Financial Management, Personal Loans, 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

Maximize Your Bank Experience with Our Online Toolkit!

At Iowa State Bank we work to provide the best products and services to our valued customers. With our user-friendly online tools, we make banking easier than ever before. Signup to use our online banking today and see what benefits it can bring you and your finances! Online Banking: Conveniently access all your banking accounts […]

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Customer Service, Financial Management, Website | Comments Off

Home Improvement Projects: Tidy Up Before Fall Comes

The fall season is a popular time of year for many folks as it brings cooler weather, cozy sweaters, football and, of course, the beautiful colors of fall foliage. But as the temperature continues to drop, now is a great time to make those final improvements to your home before the winter comes.   We […]

Posted on: September 22nd, 2015 by IAStateBkBlogger in Financial Management | Comments Off
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