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The Importance of Teaching Financial Literacy in Schools

Posted on April 30th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger | No Comments

There’s a number out there that every American should know: $11.52 trillion. That’s how much Americans – old, young, male, female, single and married – are in debt.  From mortgages to student loans to credit cards, Americans owe $11.52 trillion, and it’s because we don’t know how to deal with money.   Think about how [...]

Agricultural Banking: Helping Plant the Best Seed

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Community by SSBblogger | No Comments

There’s no denying the fact that agriculture has been the backbone of Iowa’s economy since people began settling and raising crops here in the “Land of Opportunity.” The presence of agriculture in the blood of every Iowan, especially in our communities, means everyone knows the importance of this time of year. Late April and early [...]