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3 budgets to help you spend wisely and save more

When it comes to building a budget, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. But there are lots of strategies that will help you keep track of your money, spend it wisely, and save more. Here are three budgets that will help you build your dream life by putting your savings first.

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3 simple steps to boost your credit score today

You may find that your credit score, no matter your age, is not where you’d like it to be. Your credit score is important, and there are many ways you can increase it over the course of a few months.

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What is a Health Savings Account

Health savings accounts, explained

What is a Health Savings Account or HSA? HSAs are tax-free investment accounts designed to help people pay for future medical costs, like deductibles and co-pays. It goes hand-in-hand with your health insurance coverage and functions like a checking account to pay for your health-related expenses.

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Dreaming of a getaway?

While the pandemic has redefined vacation, most of us can agree it has not diminished the desire and importance of “getting away.” Our quarantine social distance experiences have taught us some lessons and offer some new rules for the road.

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A basic guide to personal banking

Money management and financial literacy rely heavily on how well an individual understands personal banking. Regardless of where you are on your personal banking journey, this guide will give you basic tips on how to use the services of community banks. From how banks work to checking and saving accounts, we’ll cover almost everything you…
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Digital payments explained

You may have been using digital payment methods without even thinking about it, as they have become so common in our society. At its core, a digital payment is a transaction or financial transfer that takes place without the use of physical cash.

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A whale of a fraud

Bank Midwest has been the target of a type of fraud attempt called whaling that is growing in popularity. Instead of going after small fish (individuals), attackers are beginning to target bigger ones like organizations. All companies, even small ones, must remain alert for this growing type of attack since there currently isn’t any type…
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ITM – a new way to bank

ATMs can only offer so much. When you need to talk to a banking professional, that’s where the ITM shines. Simply select the option to talk to a live Bank Midwest employee and, in seconds, one of our employee-owners will appear on-screen to help you with your banking needs.

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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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