Business Banking in an Online World

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Back in 1856, farmers left their hard-earned money in a big iron safe at the back of the Kerndt Brothers General Store. When they needed the money, they’d travel by horse to retrieve it. Even after we founded five branch locations throughout Iowa—in Lansing, Cedar Rapids, Clermont, Harpers Ferry, and West Union—our customers still had… Read more »

5 Tips to Help You Grow Your Small Business

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Small Business Tips 1. Create a Business Plan and Goals Create a plan that states what you want for your business, what you don’t want, and how you will achieve it. Choose a format that works best for your business. Often, business plans focus 3-5 years in the future and outline the direction a company… Read more »