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Shrinking Student Loans

Posted on January 15th, 2016 in Compound Interest, Financial Management by vgmforbin |

With college costs growing year after year, how do you go about securing the finances to further your education without ending up with a mountain of debt? Security State Bank is here to help guide you on your financial path of greater education! Use these tips and tricks to ensure you don’t bust the bank [...]

Home Buying Do’s and Dont’s

Posted on January 4th, 2016 in Financial Management, Mortgages by vgmforbin |

Winter is the perfect time to purchase your new home! With so many hoops and obstacles to jump through in the home buying adventure, let Security State Bank guide you through it! Before you launch the search for your new abode, consider these do’s and don’ts of first-time home buying to make the process as [...]

Stay Warm with These Halloween Costumes

Posted on October 14th, 2015 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

For those who are experienced with Halloween, you know there is nothing worse than an awesome Halloween costume that provides no warmth while trick-or-treating. This results in mismatched sweatpants under princess dresses. The point of Halloween costumes to look scary, funny or downright ridiculous, but that doesn’t have to be sacrificed for staying warm when [...]

Tailgating Tips for Game Day Success

Posted on October 12th, 2015 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

When you hear the “tailgate,” what do you think of? A grill, maybe a couple of coolers, a game of bags if you’re lucky. The fact is, football season is here, and being a fan requires dedication and passion. For game day, that starts with your tailgate, and a successful tailgate depends on planning and [...]

Start Reducing Your Debt Today

Posted on September 22nd, 2015 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

It’s a word many Americans, perhaps even you, know too well. You may also know the weight debt brings to your life day after day, how it can seep into every part of your life. Living with credit card and loan debt can feel like a never ending spiral. However, you can change that feeling [...]

Budget-Friendly Grill Out

Posted on June 17th, 2015 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

There’s a sense of pride being able to host a grill out at your own home. You can show friends and family your pride and joy, the place you call home. Although hosting people at your home is exciting, it can get expensive especially if you plan to feed a crowd. Today, Security State Bank [...]

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 [...]

Smart Ways to Use your Tax Return

Posted on March 9th, 2015 in Financial Management, General, Low interest rates, Mortgages, Savings by SSBblogger |

March means it is tax season again, and you may have a well-deserved tax return coming your way within a few short weeks. It’s always tempting to splurge on a new pair of shoes, new TV or a shopping trip when your tax return arrives. Although these options seem exciting, Security State Bank has some [...]

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 [...]