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Bank Anytime, Anywhere with Mobile Banking!

Posted On: December 7, 2021 by Home State Bank in: Community, Personal Banking

Effective January 1, 2022, Home State Bank will no longer have business hours on Saturdays.

This decision has been the result of a community-wide banking decision that all banks in Jefferson will be closed on Saturdays. While this is effective January 1, because of bank holiday dates, this will really go into effect December 18.

But don’t worry! This doesn’t mean you can’t still accomplish all your banking needs. All Saturday services can be completed through...

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Tags: bill pay, eStatements, online banking, online bill pay, personal banking, personal finance

Shop Small

6 Benefits of Supporting Small Businesses

Posted On: November 23, 2021 by Home State Bank in: Community, General

We hear all the time that it’s important to support small businesses, but do you know how much of an impact this actually makes on your community?

Let’s take a look at all the benefits of shopping small and local this holiday season.

Benefit #1: Local Growth

When you shop small, that money goes back into your community. So in essence, you are helping grow and keep a more sustainable local economy. Successful small businesses not only help local...

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Tags: holidays, shop small, small business, spending

Pass It On

Did You Know, May is Older Americans Month?

Posted On: May 19, 2021 by Home State Bank in: Community

May is Older Americans Month and a number of Federal and State government agencies are providing tips about how to help protect those most susceptible from common scams.

Chances are good that someone you know has been scammed. While they may not talk about it, sharing what you know can help others from being a victim.

Identity Theft, Grandkid Scams, Work Form Home Scams and Charity Fraud are some of the thirteen different types of scams that the Federal Trade Commission has...

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PPP

Paycheck Protection Program Funds Have Been Exhausted Prior to May 31 Deadline

Posted On: May 10, 2021 by Home State Bank in: Community

SBA announced that the funding for the Paycheck Protection Program was exhausted on May 4, 2021 and has since closed the program, ahead of the scheduled deadline date of May 31, 2021.  It was reported earlier last week by SBA, that more than 107,000 PPP loans were approved in 2021 in Iowa; which has provided more than $2.88 billion in assistance.  Over the last year, it is estimated that Iowa businesses were provided with more than $8 billion in aid from the Paycheck Protection Program. ...

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Iowa Through Your Lenses Calendar Contest

Home State Bank Announces - 1st Annual Calendar Contest

Posted On: May 3, 2021 by Home State Bank in: Community

Home State Bank is excited to announce its 1st annual calendar contest.  Now through October 31, photos can be submitted for consideration in the IOWA THROUGH YOUR LENSES calendar contest for 2022.  This contest is open to bank customers, their family, employees and/or board members, showcasing our beautiful state.

Contest Themes and Deadlines are:

Now - May 15: winter scenery May 16 - June 30:  farm, agricultural July 1 - August...
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Tags: Calendar, Contest, Iowa Through Your Lenses