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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 | No Comments »

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

Learn the Do’s and Don’t of Home Buying

Begin the journey of purchasing your new home with Iowa State Bank! We’ll help guide you through the process of securing a new residence for you and your family. Stick with these easy do’s and don’ts and you’ll be on the path to success. Do: Secure a loan before a home: While the hunt for […]

Posted on: March 10th, 2016 by vgmforbin in Budget, Home Buyer, Mortgages, Savings | 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

5 Money-Savvy Lessons for Millennials

For those graduating in 2016, lessons have only just begun. 7 out of 10 Millennials face nearly $30,000 of debt before they’ve even stepped off campus, making the need for a financial education critical. Iowa State Bank suggests you pass on these five money-savvy lessons to a help secure a financial future for everyone: Spend […]

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by IAStateBkBlogger in Budget, Savings | Comments Off

Inexpensive Summertime Fun Ideas

The summer season has finally arrived. We survived another cold and long Iowa winter. Now it is time to celebrate the warm weather with inexpensive summertime fun ideas. Iowa State Bank understands that money may be tight, but that doesn’t stop the kids from wanting to constantly be entertained. Today’s blog will provide you with […]

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by IAStateBkBlogger in Savings | Comments Off

Curb Summer Spending

When you think of the summertime, you think of summer vacation and weekend getaways to new destinations. Although summer fun is ideal for your social life, it may not be so ideal for your wallet. Iowa State Bank is bringing you ways to curb summer spending in today’s blog. Set a budget- Setting a budget […]

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by IAStateBkBlogger in Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off

Little Money Wasters that Add Up

When you come home from a dinner at the local restaurant, you set your leftovers in the refrigerator. You haven’t eaten them within three days so you toss the rest. If you did that twice a month, you could be throwing away hundreds of dollars each year. Iowa State Bank is always looking for ways […]

Posted on: January 25th, 2015 by IAStateBkBlogger in Budget, Debt, Financial Management, Savings | Comments Off
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