posted by Erik Skovgard on Thursday, September 22, 2016
The recent news about the corruption and dishonesty at Wells Fargo has put banks in a negative spotlight. Not all banks are created equal, though. Read why community banks are better.
posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Did you know there is a new tax deduction for home owners that pay mortgage insurance?
posted on Monday, September 19, 2016
Estate planning can become complicated after remarriage. With remarriage often comes a blended family consisting of children from prior relationships along with children from the new marriage. The goal is often to provide for everyone, but accomplishing this requires sound estate planning that is tailored to your individual needs and objectives.
As long as banks will lend, builders will build. But builders face ongoing challenges and must manage risk, even in this environment where construction starts are near all-time highs.
posted by Brian Heying on Friday, September 02, 2016
Do you know what your biggest asset is? Don't underestimate yourself, your biggest asset is YOU!
posted by Amee Freidhof on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
As our personal and professional lives move more and more online, the accompanying liability becomes a huge concern. Cyber liability was barely on the radar 10 years ago, but now protection is an absolute must for businesses and professionals.
posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Commercial lenders Scott and Kade answer questions about the loan process and the financial information you will need to provide.
posted on Friday, August 05, 2016
It's time for Iowa Irish Fest! We're excited to be a sponsor again, and hope you will join us at the Lincoln Savings Bank stage for some great Irish music!
posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Divorce is unfortunately very real and common for many people. Couples face the difficult task of separating emotionally and financially. Paying close attention to existing obligations and monitoring credit reports at this time is critically important.
posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016
More than half of the 28 million small businesses in the United States are home-based. With the many advantages of operating from home comes inevitable risk. Are you protected?
posted by Rachel Wegmann on Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The new bank location in Adel, IA had a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, June 22nd. The Adel location has seen continued success in the last two and a half years and will now have a complete, full-service branch complete with a drive through and ATM.
posted by Erik Skovgard on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Many people don't know the differences between banks and credit unions. It's easy to understand why there would be confusion. I want to help you understand the TRUE differences between banks and credit unions.
posted by Rachel Wegmann on Friday, May 27, 2016
During the month of May, Lincoln Savings Bank purchased all four lots of the General Obligation Corporate Bonds for the City of Greene, totaling to $565,000.
posted by Kari Gronoski on Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Credit cards can get people into trouble if they get in over their heads, but when used correctly, credit cards can be very beneficial. Learn a few tips on how to make a credit card work for you.
posted on Monday, May 09, 2016
If you've never worked in the mortgage industry, the word escrow probably doesn't mean anything to you. But if you are looking to buy your first home, it is a word you should probably know.
posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Downsizing your home in retirement can help you achieve your financial goals.
posted by Jeff Becker on Friday, April 15, 2016
Important Consumer Alert: Local reports of malicious attempts to hijack email accounts and a new threat called Ransomware.
posted on Monday, April 11, 2016
The path to buying a home can be a confusing time. Here are some key terms that will hopefully help you get a grasp on the alphabet soup that is home buying. And more importantly, help you feel empowered when buying your first home!
posted on Monday, April 04, 2016
We've all been judged by numbers before; your age, your grades in school, even your zip code. It should come as no surprise then that you can be summed up to a single number when determining if you can buy a home. Enter, the credit score.
posted on Friday, April 01, 2016
For the past few months, Lincoln Savings Bank has hosted the Pet Madness contest where all employees were given the opportunity to submit their favorite furry friends to compete head to head in a bracket style battle.
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