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Kent Gethmann, recent graduate from the Graduate School of Banking

Posted On: August 31, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Spencer, IA – August 2022 – Kent Gethmann, VP-Commercial Loan Officer, has graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the Colorado (GSBC).  Gethmann was among 169 graduates of the class of 2022 honored during a ceremony on July 28, 2022, in Boulder, CO.

Students graduate from GSBC upon successfully completing three annual two-week sessions of classroom training and six immersive intersession research projects between sessions throughout the year. Courses covering...

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Don’t Lose Your Money Looking for Love

Posted On: August 30, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Financial Security

Social media and dating sites are popular ways to connect with others. However, some people use these sites to scam people. “Sweetheart scams” are on the rise, with fraudsters out to steal your heart – and your money.

How It Works:

Sweetheart scammers create fake online profiles and use various tactics to convince you they are “real” people who develop feelings for you. They may even make promises of love and marriage. After they’ve earned...

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What the Zelle®?

Posted On: August 29, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Author: Jared Gerlock, VP of IT

Recently, Farmers Bank announced that we’re now part of the Zelle Network! We are really excited about this, but you might be wondering: what does this mean? What’s in it for me? What the heck is Zelle®, anyway?

Zelle® is a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment service, which is a way for people to send each other money electronically. Zelle® is similar to other P2P services; however, there are some advantages to using Zelle®,...

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Managing Monthly Payments

Posted On: August 23, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Money Management

Looking for a convenient way to ensure your bills are paid on time each month? Learn how to save time and better manage your cash flow.

Pay through our Bill Pay service

Our free bill pay service allows you to pay your bills online. Schedule one-time or recurring payments that are deducted from your checking account to avoid missing payments.

Pay through your biller’s website

Another option maybe to use your debit or credit card to pay your bills through...

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Simplify… Your Paperwork – Your Finances – Your Life!

Posted On: August 23, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Budgeting

Buried in forms and statements? Confused by choices and changes in how you bank? Overwhelmed by the time it takes to manage your finances?

We understand – and we can help!

Farmers Bank can help you clear away the piles of paperwork and save you time for your favorite pursuits. We combine the latest electronic services with good old-fashioned personal service. Now you’re in total charge of your financial life!

Add the following services to your checking...

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