July 5, 2018
Our Mastercard® Priceless Surprises campaign ended on May 4th and was a great success! We surprised three lucky winners with statement credits.
June 20, 2018
Are you protecting your privacy online? Here's some good information from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team to ensure you're not unintentionally making yourself vulnerable online.
May 24, 2018
You've been saving up to buy a new home, but you may not be prepared for the costs that go along with selling yours. Here are some things to keep in mind when preparing to sell your home and buy another.
May 17, 2018
Most of us have areas of our life that need a good purge – junk drawer, that closet in the spare room, and even the finances. Here are some quick ways to freshen up your finances and say goodbye to the clutter.
May 10, 2018
VA loans not only help service members and veterans – they also help surviving spouses become homeowners. Here are some things you should know about the program.
April 20, 2018
In honor of “Teach Children to Save Day", we’re bringing you five quick tips to teach your kiddos about saving money.
March 21, 2018
If your debit card is ever missing, a quick response will limit as many unauthorized transactions as possible. Here are some steps to take if your card is ever lost or stolen.
March 8, 2018
Online Person2Person payment systems let you send money to people quickly. The use of these payment services is a growing trend and it's estimated that more than $700 billion in P2P payments will be sent in the U.S. in 2018. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has shared some tips to keep in mind if you use a P2P payment system.
March 5, 2018
We would like to thank you for voting us "Favorites of the Four States" for Favorite Bank and Favorite Mortgage Services. Since 1979, we've taken pride in serving our wonderful community and look forward to many more years as your true local bank.
February 8, 2018
As Valentine's Day approaches, we're in the season of love. Social media networks and dating websites have become popular ways for meeting and communicating with others. Unfortunately, fraudsters have capitalized on this trend and often create fake profiles to lure in victims, establish romantic relationships and eventually, extort money. Here's some information from the American Bankers Association that will help you protect yourself or a loved one.
January 16, 2018
Banking for Good
Community bankers are the heart and soul of our communities. There are many advocating and working to better our neighborhoods, schools, and communities as a whole. Here are some tips and ideas from our bankers that have spent a lot of time volunteering in our communities.
January 2, 2018
With the holidays behind us, many are feeling the need for New Year's resolutions as we look forward to 2018. Here are four resolutions you can make this New Year to begin whipping your finances into shape.
December 5, 2017
Southwest Missouri Bank is pleased to announce several changes in their management team.
December 1, 2017
We would like to sincerely thank our wonderful community for voting us “Best of the Four States” for Mortgages. Since our doors opened in Carthage in 1979, we’ve had the honor of being there for our customers during the big life experiences and everything in between.
November 27, 2017
Everyone these days seems to be talking about the importance of word of mouth – how to get referrals and make sure people are talking about you... in a good way!
November 21, 2017
The holiday season has arrived and many of you are looking online for those perfect gifts. As your bank, we want to make sure you know how to shop safely online. Here’s some information about the risks of shopping online and how to make your holiday purchases safely.
November 14, 2017
Debit and Credit Cards
Have you been seeing and hearing about mobile wallets, but are not sure what the fuss is about? Here are the top four benefits of using a mobile wallet.
October 24, 2017
If you are only talking with your banker when you need a loan, you are missing out. The old saying is that every business needs a good Banker, Accountant, and Lawyer.
September 21, 2017
As your bank, we want to make sure you are informed and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself. The American Bankers Association has put together some great information for us to share.
September 8, 2017
Whether you've been budgeting all year or just beginning to think about it, you have plenty of time to get some money saved and avoid a bad credit card hangover come January. So with a few short months until Christmas, how can anyone save up enough money to pay for the holidays?