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Which Subscription Service is Worth Your Money?

The concept of subscription packages aren’t going away anytime soon! Offering the convenience of shipping, and the added surprise of finding out what’s inside, these clever subscription services keep you wanting more. With so many to choose from, how do you know which box is a worthwhile spend for your family? At Iowa State Bank, […]

Posted on: November 29th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Holiday Shopping, Savings | No Comments »

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Steals

Whether this is your first year, or your fifth, post-Thanksgiving shopping will always have a special place in your heart. Each year shoppers find new ways to take advantage of the steep discounts retailers offer. Iowa State Bank wants to help you make the most of your holiday shopping, by offering these tried and true […]

Posted on: November 15th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Holiday Shopping, Savings | Comments Off

Money and Matrimony: How to Combine Your Finances

Finding your perfect person can make you feel like you’re on top of the world. However, after the ceremony, reception, and honeymoon, you and your sweetheart may begin to feel the stress of money management. Combining two lives into one takes time. The same is true with your finances. Together, you’re now responsible for the […]

Posted on: October 6th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

How to Tip on Vacation

Traveling the world is both adventurous and insightful. From climbing mountain peaks, to swimming among tropical fish, wherever your next vacation takes you, make sure you’re financially prepared. At Iowa State Bank, were excited to help you get ready for your upcoming destination! Try these tipping tricks next time you’re out and about on your […]

Posted on: September 27th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Holidays, Savings | Comments Off

What Your Birth Order Says About Your Money Management

Every family knows there’s a difference between the various siblings, but why is that? Many psychologists agree, birth order plays a large role! Each member of your family is generally rooted in one of four personality types which help define their core behaviors and beliefs. Discover how these traits can translate to your money management […]

Posted on: September 15th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Education, Savings | Comments Off

What’s Your Spending Style?

Everyone spends and saves differently. There are spending personalities on all ends of the spectrum that range from extreme spenders to tireless penny pinchers. Discover what type of spender you are with this helpful quiz courtesy of Iowa State Bank.   What’s your typical lunch during the workweek? A: A packed lunch, typically leftovers from […]

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

10 Ways to Save Money in College

With delicacies such as ramen, easy mac, and PB&J, college doesn’t always seem as glamorous as it is in the movies. Learn how to build up your bank account this year with these helpful savings tips courtesy of Iowa State Bank! We’ll show you how to make the most of your dining dollars, classroom supplies, […]

Posted on: August 18th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Savings | Comments Off

Generational Financial Habits: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z.

When it comes to your spending habits, your age may influence your decisions more than you think! Depending on your generation, there may be some key patterns that differentiate you from your older and younger counterparts. Discover your key financial traits with this helpful guide courtesy of Iowa State Bank.   Baby Boomers Typically classified […]

Posted on: July 28th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

How to Hit a Homerun in Retirement

Winning in a baseball game or in your retirement savings is no easy feat! It takes dedication and determination to seal the win. As you begin to reexamine your retirement plan try these key pointers from Iowa State Bank to coach you along the way!   Load the Bases If you have available resources, make […]

Posted on: July 14th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Retirement, Savings | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off
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