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EASIEST 3 Things to Stop Wasting your Money on Right Now

Posted on February 13th, 2015 in Cash, Financial Management, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

When you come home from a Saturday afternoon lunch at the local restaurant, you set your leftovers in the refrigerator. A few days go by and you haven’t eaten the leftovers, so you toss the rest. If you did that twice a month, you could be throwing away hundreds of dollars each year. Security State [...]

Get Up Close and Personal with your Personal Finances

Posted on February 6th, 2015 in Financial Management, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

Get up close and personal with your personal finances? You may have thought Security State Bank has gone crazy, but really we want you to fall in love with your personal finances this February. How is this possible? February is the perfect time to get intimate with your finances by reevaluating your spending habits, savings [...]

Breathe Some Life into Your Financial Resolutions- how to stick to financial resolutions easier

Posted on January 20th, 2015 in Financial Management, General, Savings, Security by SSBblogger |

At the beginning of each year, nearly half of Americans come up with a New Year’s resolution. Unfortunately, only a small percent of these people are able to stick with their goal past the first couple months. Security State Bank doesn’t want you to fall into these failing statistics, so we are giving you easy [...]

4 Habits of Financially Successful People

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Financial Management, General, Savings, Security by SSBblogger |

Have you ever dreamt of attaining financial wellness? Many people wish to attain financial wellness in their lifetime, so Security State Bank is bringing you four habits of financially successful people. To be financially successful, you must be ready to live frugally, take on a variety of opportunities, and have the drive to work towards [...]

Beat the Summer Heat for Free

Posted on August 19th, 2014 in Cash, General, Savings, Travel by SSBblogger | No Comments

The summer heat can make you feel as though the family is stuck inside because of the humid weather and blazing sunshine. Even though we’ve had a fairly mild so far by Iowa standards, the weather will get to its normal temperatures in 90s and 100s at some point. But have no fear, for you [...]

Save Money with a No-Spend Challenge

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

With summer in full swing, there are many opportunities to splurge on entertainment, fairs and festivals, concerts, vacations and summer clothes and food. Even if you’ve already spent a little more than you’d planned, you can recover from a spending spree! Reel it in by completing a 30-day no-spend challenge. Sound impossible? Don’t worry, Security [...]

7 Summer Beauty Hacks to Save Money

Posted on July 9th, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

As we put on our shorts and tank-tops to bear the summer heat, we sometimes splurge on expensive lotions and beauty products to make our skin look smooth and flawless. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Sometimes the best beauty remedies are hiding in plain sight in your house. Security State Bank wants [...]

Four Easy, Affordable Home Improvements for This Summer

Posted on June 25th, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

Summer has arrived! Now is the perfect time to make the home improvements you have been thinking about all winter. Whether big or small, summer is the perfect opportunity to implement any and all changes you want. We encourage you to stay motivated and accomplish all your goals for 2014. You may have lost sight [...]

Five Tips to Save on Food This Summer

Posted on June 11th, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

There are countless expenses in life that cannot be avoided. Home care, car repairs, clothing, insurance, and food must be consistently worked into any budget. While there are ways to lower expenses, they will never disappear. Security State Bank is here to offer you advice for saving on food this summer. The average American spends [...]

6 Tips for Becoming a Money Saving Masters

Posted on February 19th, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

In one of last month’s blog posts we talked about how saving money (or more of it) is a very common financial resolution. Well, saying you’re going to save more money and actually do it are two very different things. If you’re looking to grow your savings account, know this: it takes consistency and some [...]