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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 [...]

How to Create your Own Luck of the Irish

Posted on March 4th, 2015 in Community, Compound Interest, Financial Management, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

Ask yourself this question: is the glass half full or half empty? You can create your own Luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day depending on your outlook on life. St. Patrick’s Day is typically for celebrating the Irish heritage and wearing all sorts of green things. Security State Bank wants to put a [...]

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 [...]