Coronavirus Update

Your safety and well-being is our top priority at Bank Midwest. Due to increasing COVID activity in the Lakes Area, our Spirit Lake and Okoboji lobbies are closed until July 13. Please use our drive-up, digital channels, video tellers (ITM) or call 888.902.5662 for assistance. Learn more at bankmidwest.com/coronavirus/.

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Cyber insurance 101

Many small businesses are not prepared to handle a cyber incident. Here are answers to the most important cyber insurance questions.

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Is Life Insurance Right For You

Is life insurance right for you?

Don’t wait to start thinking about life insurance. The sooner you consider your options, the more choices you’ll have available to you. Bank Midwest Insurance can help you

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How to navigate changes in your business cash flow

Business leaders come to expect the unexpected when it comes to cash flow – especially new businesses that are new to ebbs and flows of commerce. When challenging situations arise, use these pointers to help resolve common cashflow issues.

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Tips for scaling a small business effectively

Scaling a small business is a delicate balancing act that demands careful planning. The goal should be to increase revenue faster than you increase spending to sustain that new revenue. Simple, right? Well, not exactly. When your business starts showing signs of growth, consider these tips for scaling responsibly.

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Remain alert and follow these tax scam tips

Tax season also means scam season.  Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and personal data to tax-related scams. New variations of scams appear every year. Remain alert and follow these tax scam tips provided by the IRS.

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Don’t Trust Pop-ups

If you’re known to dabble in a little online browsing, odds are you’ve encountered a pop-up once or twice. There are times when you may think, “Wow, that’s a great deal!” and click on a pop-up. If you ever see a pop-up, put down the mouse. Why? That pop-up could be malicious or dangerous. There…
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Focus on Seniors: Watch Out for Holiday Scams This Season

Holidays are a busy and stressful time of year. There’s traveling and planning for visitors. Buying and wrapping presents for loved ones. Avoiding the flu.  Cybercriminals know the hectic nature of holiday preparation and attempt to take advantage of anyone who may not be paying close attention, particularly older adults. It’s crucial that the elderly…
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It Time To Get Smart About Credit

It’s Time To Get Smart About Credit

October 18, 2019, is Get Smart About Credit day!  The American Bankers Association Community Engagement Foundation works with banks around the country to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely. This national campaign aims to help young people develop responsible credit habits — from building a credit history to making responsible decisions regarding…
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