Tips & Resources

  • Jun 18, 2021, 6:00 AM

    Scammers are out in full force – The recent COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increase in the number of criminals scamming people out of their hard-earn...

  • Feb 1, 2021, 8:55 AM

    Digital banking provides a convenient, safe way to access your funds when you're unable to visit a branch.

  • Jan 15, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Every day, more and more people use computers and devices to access information on the internet and through apps. Do you know how your personal data is being collected...

  • Jan 11, 2021, 11:34 AM

    The Bank of Elk River and ICBA Offer Tips to Develop and Maintain Good Credit

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  • Dec 31, 2020, 9:53 AM

    When asked to identify the quintessential ingredient that makes community banking special, we do not hesitate to answer “relationships.” And it has never been more...

  • Dec 14, 2020, 3:37 PM

    Santa’s not the only one making a list and checking it twice this time of year. ’Tis the season for family gatherings, holiday parties, and gift exchanges. If your...

  • Dec 7, 2020, 2:47 PM

    The holiday season is a great time to spread cheer, but it’s also an opportunity for fraudsters to spoil your goodwill with scams to which ...

  • Nov 21, 2020, 9:33 AM

    During times like these, even the smallest parts of day-to-day life are full of unknowns. Unfortunately, there is always one thing you can count on – Scammers are a...

  • Nov 19, 2020, 3:09 PM

    Con artists cheat Americans out of billions of dollars every year. Recognizing re...

  • Oct 5, 2020, 11:15 PM

    Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this a...

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  • Sep 25, 2020, 5:58 AM

    It’s almost impossible to imagine life without electronic devices. How would you keep in touch with your friends, listen to music, watch movi...

  • Jul 29, 2020, 10:26 AM

    Although it’s tempting to believe you can run a business on your own, it’s usually a good idea to get professional help. Hiring lawyers and accountants can help ke...

  • Jul 22, 2020, 9:15 AM

    Whether you are standing in front of a shelf at the grocery store, shopping online, or even walking around a car dealership, you may wonder: Do I go for the "nicer", m...

  • Jun 27, 2020, 8:41 AM

    As the COVID-19 pandemic hit and businesses had to close their doors, the federal government introduced the Paycheck Protection Program to provide financial assistance...

  • Jun 2, 2020, 8:50 AM

    The Bank of Elk River was founded on the commitment to help our community become a better place to work and live. One component of that goal is teaching the importance...

  • May 29, 2020, 1:32 PM

    Whether you have children, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews, one of the most important things you can teach them is how to manage money and invest for the future. ...

  • May 21, 2020, 4:04 PM

    The Bank of Elk River desires to provide a positive experience for all of our customers and aims to promote accessibility and inclusion. Our goal is to enable our cust...

  • May 18, 2020, 4:33 PM

    If you find yourself facing an emergency that you’re financially under-prepared for, the prospect of what to do next may feel overwhelming. Don’t panic. There are ...

  • May 7, 2020, 3:50 PM

    Mobile banking provides a convenient, safe way to access your funds when you're unable to visit a branch.

    The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many banks and credit ...

  • Apr 2, 2020, 8:01 AM

    TOP MONEY MANAGEMENT TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS
    Money makes the world go ’round, so they say, but at the same time, money doesn’t grow on trees. And...

  • Feb 26, 2020, 7:30 AM

    Your credit score is a three-digit number between 300 and 850, the result of an analysis of several factors related to your likelihood of repaying debt. The higher the...

  • Dec 2, 2019, 8:01 AM

    Today is Cyber Monday, the first business day after one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year that includes Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Small Business Satur...

  • Oct 23, 2019, 11:13 AM

    How many individual internet connections do you have in your home? On average, families have 15 or more internet connections including Smart TV’s, voice assistance ...

  • Oct 8, 2019, 9:53 AM

    Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) ...

  • Sep 13, 2019, 6:46 AM

    A good credit score and stable credit history are critical components of financial well-being. When the time comes to purchase a home or vehicle, finance your educatio...

  • Aug 15, 2019, 9:05 AM

    While there are still a few weeks to take advantage of warm, sunny weather and lazy days at the lake, summer is undeniably drawing to a close. For many of us, that mea...

  • Jul 26, 2019, 3:53 AM

    In our world of technological advances and conveniences, we often take for granted how quickly and easily we can find answers to our questions or solutions to our prob...

  • Jul 10, 2019, 3:30 AM

    Purchasing your first home – or even your fifth – can be an emotional time filled with excitement, elation, and dreams for the future. However, once you’ve settl...

  • Jun 18, 2019, 10:02 AM

    Later this week, we’ll celebrate the first official day of summer. While we’re enjoying warm, sunny days and all the fun that goes along with them, it’s not too ...

  • May 8, 2019, 9:58 AM

    "Your schooling may be over but remember that your education continues." – Author unknown

    Graduation season is nearly upon us, a time of both apprehen...

  • Apr 10, 2019, 3:16 AM

    If you haven’t filed your 2018 tax return yet, you are not alone. An estimated 25 percent of taxpayers procrastinate completing this annual task. We...

  • Mar 27, 2019, 7:49 AM

    To succeed in any business or endeavor, it’s important that we continue to learn and grow. From blog posts, webinars, and podcasts to workshops and weeklong industry...

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  • Mar 13, 2019, 2:08 AM

    Any way you slice it, grocery costs continue to increase. Today, the cost of a loaf of bread has tripled from $.89 twenty years ago. While that may not seem like a sig...

  • Feb 26, 2019, 2:16 AM

    Many Americans, for one reason or another, must work hard each month just to cover everyday living expenses. Perhaps they owe unpaid medical bills, student loans, or c...

  • Jan 14, 2019, 10:43 AM

    The turn of the calendar to a new year brings with it a sense of excitement, renewed energy, and drive. While not everyone makes official “resolutions,” this time ...

  • Dec 7, 2018, 9:25 AM

    As the calendar year comes to a close and we find ourselves in the midst of a busy, festive holiday season, keep in mind that it’s never too early to begin preparing...

  • Nov 19, 2018, 9:40 AM

    The leaves have fallen from the trees, and a definite chill has settled in the air – sure signs that autumn is nearing its end. The approach of the Thanksgiving holi...

  • Oct 23, 2018, 1:00 PM

    It’s that time of year – students have returned to their classrooms and new school year routines. Family schedules fill up with homework, after school activities, ...

  • Jul 11, 2018, 9:50 AM

    Debt has become s...

  • Jul 11, 2018, 8:54 AM

    Job loss. Car accident. Storm damage. Medical expenses. You can’t plan for everything, but when it comes to financial emergencies, it’s important to expect the une...