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Goolish gear doesn’t have to make a dent in your wallet! This Halloween, try out these DIY Halloween Costume ideas that are sure to steal the show. Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume Materials: Laundry basket Spray paint Twine Large balloon Grab a laundry basket, spray paint and twine for this easy, DIY hot air balloon […]

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The key to making the most of your time on campus? Preparation. Yes, school supply shopping is as essential as finding the perfect accessories for your dorm room, but securing financial scholarships takes precedence over all. After graduation, your bank account will thank you. Here’s what you need to know before you start applying. Apply […]

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Big purchase items like a car or a house require a credit check and, if someone’s credit is less than ideal, they are likely to be denied a loan for said purchase. That’s where a cosigner comes in. A cosigner is someone who has built up their credit score and has agreed to cosign a […]

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College can be some of the best years of your life – it can also be some of the most financially restricting. Luckily, businesses understand that most college students are on tight budgets and many offer great discounts on their products and services for anyone with a valid college I.D. Whether you’re a first or […]

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The Tooth Fairy is on standby 24/7, waiting for children to lose a tooth, place it under their pillow and then, while they sleep, exchange it for money. While some fairies choose to sprinkle a little glitter or leave extra goodies, the job has remained relatively consistent over the years. But, there’s one thing that […]

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Once warmer weather hits, calendars are filled and it seems like life moves a million miles a minute. Can you relate? Every weekend you’re somewhere, doing something and spending your hard-earned money. Then, you spend your week catching up on laundry and chores just to do it all again the following weekend. We’re exhausted just […]

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Have you been bitten by the travel bug? Us too! Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore, and what better place to start than your own neighborhood? Iowa has some fantastic events and attractions for you and your family to take in this summer. So, slap on some sunscreen and hit the […]

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Start. DIY Piggy Bank Before the life lessons begin, start by setting time aside to create an at-home bank for your kids. Grab a couple mason jars, paint, stickers, etc. and let them create their own piggy bank. Not only will this make them excited about saving, but it allows for them to actually see […]

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‘Tis the season for celebrating love, and the celebrations don’t come cheap. According to the popular wedding website The Knot, the average couple spends $35,000 to walk down the aisle and say, “I do.” But, before you pull out your pocketbook and write a check for the equivalent of a new car, there are some […]

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Cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly, donuts and coffee – some things just go better together! The same can be said for our checking and savings accounts at Two Rivers Bank & Trust. Ankeny Branch Manager Devin Kono loves how our products complement one another, “Opening a checking account with Two Rivers Bank and […]

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There are a lot of reasons to love your savings. Whether it’s getting you ready for college, retirement, or anything in between, you’re always saving for something and it can be easy to get off track. Stay on top of your savings goals with our tips! Set goals. You’re 42% more likely to achieve your […]

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Ever since you were little you’ve been told to save your money. Remember the excitement you’d feel finding extra change lying around and adding it to your prized piggy bank? Or, how about the sense of pride you felt when you opened a savings account and deposited a portion of your first hard-earned check? As […]

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Year after year, thousands of New Year’s resolutions revolve around living a happier, healthier lifestyle and many people turn to gyms or personal trainers to accomplish their goals. While a gym membership may seem to be the best solution to achieve your health and fitness goals, it comes with a price! Gyms and personal trainers […]

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The week of February 27 to March 4 is America Saves Week! It’s a week where Two Rivers Bank & Trust, and financial institutions across the country, promote great saving habits! America Saves Week is a time for us to remind you to: Set a goal. Make a plan. Save automatically. Igor Cavlovic, Two Rivers […]

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The end of summer inevitably means a mailbox overflowing with back-to-school sale advertisements. But before you fill your shopping cart, ask yourself these five questions to keep more money in your pockets as you kick off the school year. Do I have a budget? The answer, if you want to save money, should be yes. […]

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