Recent Articles - 2014

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Please Be Aware: Phone/Text Messaging Scams

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014

There is an increase of phone and text messaging scams created to gain sensitive customer information, also known as "smishing." "Smishing" is another form of Phishing and occurs when a fraudster sends you a SMS/text message asking you to provide sensitive, personal, and/or financial information via a web link and false website, or a telephone number. Read more

Northwest Bank Teaches Students About the Importance of Saving Money

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014

Northwest Bank is celebrating Teach Children To Save Day with providing savings education to more than 2,400 local youths. Read more

Northwest Bank System Notification

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Security researchers recently announced a discovered vulnerability, named Heartbleed, within the widely used web encryption technology referred to as "OpenSSL." Northwest Bank is aware of the Heartbleed Bug and has taken steps to evaluate our systems to ensure the safety of our customer's information. The bank does not use the OpenSSL encryption and is not susceptible to the vulnerability. Read more

Northwest Bank Encourages Parents to Teach Kids about Finance

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

It's never too early to begin teaching children the basics of finance. Northwest Bank encourages parents to expose their children to experiences like visiting the bank, budgeting and paying bills. Read more

The End of Windows XP | Why You Should Update

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014

At Northwest Bank, we value our customers and want to keep them informed and safe. We feel it is important to share technology updates that could directly impact the security of sensitive information. Read more

Create a Budget & Stick to it

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Having control over your money is important, both for your financial well-being and for your peace of mind. Creating a budget can help you feel more in control of your finances and allow you to save more money for your goals. Read more

Zero Closing Costs on Your Mortgage Loan!

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014

Take comfort with. $Zero closing costs on your mortgage loan!* Plus, check out our no fee Home Equity Line of Credit!** Read more

Save Energy and Save Money

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Now is the perfect time to assess your home's energy efficiency. An energy-efficient home can keep your family comfortable, save you money and make your home more attractive to buyers when you sell. Read more

High School Student Receives Iowa Bankers Association Scholarship

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014

Derek Nash, a senior at Belmond-Klemme High School, was recently honored as the 2014 recipient of the Iowa Bankers Association's Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award during the Iowa high school state basketball championships March 14-15 in Des Moines. Read more

Are you already accepting credit and debit cards for payments or are you thinking about it?

Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2014

Improve your bottom line by using our merchant processing provider, Professional Solutions. Read more

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