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Banking Local is as Important as Ever

At Decorah Bank and Trust, we make loans to you and your neighbors, to farmers and to local business owners. We hold deposits from within our communities and invest back into them. We are here for you, and your deposits are safe with us.

In light of the news around Silicon Valley Bank and consequent customer concerns, community banks across this country are reminding consumers that they are in the best position to support customers and small businesses. #BankLocally is as important as ever. The ICBA issued the points below in response to the closing of Silicon Valley Bank.

How to buy a house you love

Decorah & Cresco – July 20, 2017 – When it’s time to start thinking about buying your first home, it’s easy to let your emotions take over. Before you start looking, do some research to avoid costly mistakes that might keep you up at night in the future. It’s all too easy to buy a house you can’t afford, and that can affect your ability to build wealth in the long run. Understanding steps of the home-buying process helps you make smart decisions.

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