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The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Steals

Posted on November 21st, 2016 in Budgeting, Savings, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

Whether this is your first year, or your fifth, post-Thanksgiving shopping will always have a special place in your heart. Each year shoppers find new ways to take advantage of the steep discounts retailers offer. Security State Bank wants to help you make the most of your holiday shopping, by offering these tried and true [...]

Save $3,500 this Year by Removing These 6 Things

Posted on August 19th, 2016 in Budgeting, Financial Management, Savings by vgmforbin |

  Saving money is no easy task! Only after dedication and determination, can you look successfully into your account to see the difference saving can make. At Security State Bank we’re excited to help you achieve your financial goals, and we can’t wait to get started! If you’re looking to tuck some funds away for [...]

What Your Teen Needs to Know About Money Management

Posted on August 8th, 2016 in Budgeting, Financial Management, Savings by vgmforbin |

  Throughout their teenage years, your children will begin to grow their personal money management style. Offer them some assistance by offering these four financial lessons from Security State Bank.   Securing Their First Job No matter if it’s babysitting, lifeguarding, or bagging groceries, there are plenty of employment options for eager high school students. [...]

Budgeting for Your Big Day

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 in Budgeting, Savings by vgmforbin |

After the question has been popped, answered, and celebrated, it’s time to get into planning mode! Coordinating everything from table seating, gift registries, food, and more – putting together an exciting wedding celebration is no easy task! See how to get the most out of your big day, with these helpful budgeting tips courtesy of [...]

The First Time Home Buyers Guide to Owning a Home

Posted on May 18th, 2016 in Mortgages, Savings by vgmforbin |

The journey to becoming a first time owner is an exciting and personal process. With questions ranging from price, commodities, to neighborhoods and more, the task of finding your ideal property can seem daunting. At Security State Bank we want to help you make the most of your home buying experience with our guided route [...]

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 [...]

How-to Enjoy Thanksgiving on a Budget in 2015

Posted on November 13th, 2015 in Being Thankful, Holiday Shopping, Savings by SSBblogger |

When they sit around the table on Turkey Day, all Grandma and Cousin Katie see is a beautiful, bountiful spread. All you can see, however, are dishes layered with a generous dose of your cold, hard cash. The annual Thanksgiving dinner costs a hefty $50 average each year with prices slowly creeping upwards. At Security [...]

Top 5 Places to Visit this Summer in Iowa

Posted on June 3rd, 2015 in Savings, Travel by SSBblogger |

Iowa is a beautiful place to be, especially in the summer months. Summer is a time to celebrate the cold winter we left behind and move forward to finding ways to cool off in the summer heat. Security State Bank is proud to be a part of the great state of Iowa, so we are [...]

Renting vs. Buying

Posted on May 20th, 2015 in Low interest rates, Mortgages, Savings by SSBblogger |

Renting vs. buying; the ultimate question many people ask before they move to a new area or start a family. Which is better for your family? Well, the answer depends on where you are in your life and how long you plan to stay in a certain area. Security State Bank is bringing you a [...]