01/03/2022 Credit Scores and Good Financial Health

Your credit report is your most important financial document. It’s what’s used by lenders to determine if you’re eligible for a loan, and it may also be checked when you apply for a job, insurance, or to rent a property. The information on your credit report is used to calculate your credit score. If you […]

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06/08/2021 National Dairy Month and Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics

Wisconsin’s Dairy industry has grown tremendously in the past century. ​​​​​​​​​​​Farmers are milking more cows, many farms have become incorporated and technology has allowed for innovations in the industry that have increased production and efficiency. But one thing that hasn’t change is that over 90% of Wisconsin’s dairy farms are family-owned and operated. Wisconsin is […]

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03/25/2021 Banking Locally Reinvests Back into the Community

The idea of “sustainability” is linked to a lot of our local activities these days—whether it’s reusing or recycling products, sampling culinary delights from the local bakery, or choosing to buy American-made products to support our national economy. There are plenty of reasons why dining, shopping, and banking locally makes good economic sense. Community banks […]

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11/30/2020 Financial Self Care

There’s never a bad time to take control of your finances and determine a path for success. There also is never a goal too small to make a difference. Each little alteration to your budget can have a lasting impact on your financial health. What is financial self-care? Think of your finances like your heart […]

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11/05/2020 Mid-Year Financial Review

It probably seems like 2020 has dragged on forever, but the halfway point is finally here. This year has been especially turbulent for millions of Americans who have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of how the year is going for you, July is a good time to assess your financial status […]

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