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Shopping Local: Start Your Holiday Shopping with Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 19th, 2014 in Community by SSBblogger |

When you think about the holidays and where you’re going to do your holiday shopping, do you think of large national retail chain stores? If so, there’s nothing wrong with that. Some of these stores employ a number of people from our communities. However, while they may seem like the ultimate targets for getting your [...]

Posted on May 21st, 2014 in Community by SSBblogger | No Comments

There’s no doubt that local businesses and agriculture help keep the economies of our communities going. Not only are they helping pump money into our community, but local businesses keep our families, friends and neighbors employed.   As a community bank serving Independence, Urbana and Dysart, Security State Bank works to support our local businesses [...]

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 [...]

Showing Some Love for Our Communities

Posted on November 19th, 2013 in Community by SSBblogger | No Comments

There are times when we all get caught up in everything life throws at us, whether it’s work, extracurricular activities or the activities of our kids. It happens to us at Security State Bank, too. We get so busy with the day-to-day transactions, business meetings and other items around our bank that we overlook all [...]