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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Bank Midwest ITM Video

Interactive teller machines, or ITMs, combine a regular ATM with a human touch. Bank Midwest offers drive-up ITMs (personal tellers) that feature a video screen allowing you to speak with a real teller who can help conduct more transactions than basic ATMs. If you don’t need additional assistance, ITMs function similarly to standard ATMs. Watch…
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Tips to Avoid Ransomware [infographic]

Individuals and businesses have become targets to a growing online fraud scheme known as ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware used by cyber criminals to freeze your computer or mobile device, steal your data and demand that a “ransom” —  typically anywhere from a couple of hundreds to thousands of dollars — be paid. …
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Know What to Expect Before Getting a Mortgage

Getting a mortgage will take some time. Before you head to a lender, it’s important to ensure your finances are in order so you can secure the best possible interest rates and don’t fall behind on future payments.

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A Whale of a Fraud

Bank Midwest was recently 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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Protect Your Bank Account with these Methods

Protecting your account while online extends further than just incorporating a strong password. Instead, you’ll want to develop good habits for banking, whether it’s online or in-person.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Account Fraud

Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable. We recommend following these tips to keep your small business safe….
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The Importance of Life Insurance

Adults, no matter their age, should consider the importance of life insurance. It’s not always the most comfortable subject to discuss; but parents and working adults typically need some form of life insurance.

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