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Eric Schable, Commercial Loan Officer

Eric Schable, Commercial Loan Officer, has earned his Certificate

Posted On: November 4, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Farmers Trust and Savings Bank Announce Eric Schable, Commercial Loan Officer, has earned his Certificate from Iowa Bankers Association Commercial Lending School

Spencer, IA  - October 2022-  Eric Schable, Commercial Loan Officer, successfully completed the 2022 Iowa Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School held October 3-7 in Ankeny.

The school is an intense one-week program sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association. The purpose of the IBA Commercial...

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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

Posted On: October 11, 2022 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Tips for trick-or-treaters

Make this year’s haunted holiday as safe and fun as can be with these great tips:

Swords, knives and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible. Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.     Hold a flashlight...
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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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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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10 Financial Tips for America's Young and Beginning Farmers

10 Financial Tips for America's Young and Beginning Farmers

Posted On: September 20, 2021 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Below are some financial tips from the American Bankers Association ag experts for America's young and beginning farmers.

Sweat the small stuff. Keeping accurate and detailed records encourages both short-term and long-term financial planning. Not only does it help you stay organized and make better management decisions, it makes it easier for your lender to assess your financial situation. Develop a business and marketing plan. You will work smarter and improve...
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10 Scholarship Search Sites

10 Scholarship Search Sites

Posted On: May 17, 2021 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

Here are our top 10 favorite websites to help students find scholarships that suit their major or financial needs:

These site will give you stats on how likely your application is to be accepted! Plus it's easy to use and you have access to over $11 billion in scholarships: www.Cappex.com  Easy to search for what you’re looking for among the 1.5 million scholarship options listed. www.Fastweb.com Niche will tell you everything...
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Security Update - Outdated Browsers

Posted On: August 21, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: Financial Security, General

As of August 21, 2020 Our Website May Not Be Available On Outdated Browsers

As part of our never-ending quest to keep our site secure, our web service provider will be upgrading the level of security for our website. This may affect some visibility of our website on older web browsers.

How this may impact your access to the Farmers Bank's website?

If you currently are using one of the older versions you may have trouble getting to the Farmers Bank website....

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Posted On: July 29, 2020 by Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in: General

We are excited to introduce you to our new and improved website! At Farmers Bank, we're always looking for new ways to meet the needs of our customers, making banking easier and more convenient. 

We've also been developing more and better ways for you to bank online and with your mobile device. Our latest step forward has been to rebuild our website. In July, we will introduce a whole new Farmerstrust.bank. Designed from the ground up and focused on our customers,...

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