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Iowa Hay by Numbers

Posted on June 15th, 2016 in Agriculture, Community, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

Agriculture is the back bone of Iowa. Made up of honest, hard-working men and women, the farmers of today have incredible challenges to overcome. Luckily 2016 is predicted to sustain plenty of rain and sun in these beginning summer months. Lookout this season for growing hay and alfalfa as the temperatures continue to climb! With [...]

Ultimate Guide to Garage and Yard Sales

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Community, General, Savings, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

With pockets full of dollar bills and a list of dream finds in hand, serious garage sale goers are perking up for the upcoming season. Become a pro deal-spotter by harnessing some of their top tricks of the trade! Check for warranties: Even if they’re dinged or damaged, goods by brands like Craftsman and Chaco [...]

10 Must-Try Tips for Every Spring Cleaner

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Community, General, Home Improvement, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

You’ve decluttered your closets, rearranged the furniture, and thrown open the windows, and yet – you know your spring cleaning can go even deeper. With just a couple of simple tools you already have around your house, you can take your cleaning to the next level. Get your spring cleaning on with these easy hacks [...]

Puppy Proofing Your Home in 5 Simple Steps

Posted on April 8th, 2016 in Community, General, Pet Gifts by vgmforbin |

Sit. Stay. Go potty! Mastering these common phrases can mean only one thing – you’ve got a new puppy! Adding this furry faced addition to your family is an exciting event that comes with lots of new experiences. If you’re lost in the array of training tutorials and home preparation advice, let Security State Bank [...]

How-To Grow a Bountiful Garden in 7 Easy Steps

Posted on March 25th, 2016 in Agriculture, Being Thankful, Community, General, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

Spring is almost here! Dust the rust off your gardening gear and get ready to start planting some perennials! With so many fun and colorful ways to spruce up your landscape, try some of these helpful gardening tips to help you get started courtesy of Security State Bank! Don’t be a Plunker. Have you ever [...]

Celebrating Our 75th Anniversary: Things Older Than Security State Bank

Posted on March 10th, 2016 in Being Thankful, Community, General by vgmforbin |

  Over the past 75 years Security State Bank has seen history be made, witnessed incredible new inventions, and paved the way through decades of financial changes. As we begin to celebrate our 75th Anniversary we want to take a look into the past, and share the pinnacle moments in history leading up to the [...]

Make Someone’s Day with These Easy Random Acts of Kindness

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 in Being Thankful, Casual for a Cause, Community, General by vgmforbin |

At Security State Bank, we love the incredible customers that are a part of our every day! Each of our customers bring an added sunshine to our day. Create a little extra light in someone’s day with these easy random acts of kindness. You’ll be glad you did! 1. Pay for the person’s food or [...]

Cold or Not Too Cold? Farmer’s Almanac Predictions for This Winter

Posted on November 6th, 2015 in Agriculture, Community by SSBblogger |

Sorry, New England. This winter just isn’t your winter… again. Since 1818, Farmer’s Almanac has provided long-range weather predictions with surprising accuracy, thanks to a secret formula by founder Robert. B. Thomas. Evolving science and technology have helped the trusted weather forecaster increase in accuracy and fan following. This year, Almanac warns that Mother Nature [...]

Top 10 Things to Eat on a Stick at the Iowa State Fair

Posted on August 5th, 2015 in Community, General by SSBblogger |

  The Iowa State Fair begin in 1854 in Fairfield, Iowa and still exists at the fairgrounds in the state’s capital city today. Not only does the state fair bring great musical acts, Iowa pride and fun rides, the food is also a highlight of the 10 day event. Today’s Security State Bank blog will [...]

Debit Card Travel Safety

Posted on May 12th, 2015 in Cash, Community, Financial Management, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

Do you have plans to travel this summer? Family trips and relaxing getaways are always a good idea, but be sure to protect your debit card while you travel. Security State Bank is bringing you debit card travel safety tips in this month’s blog. Debit card travel safety: Lighten up your wallet. When you plan [...]