Five Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

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by: Kitty T., Social Media Contributor
Receiving the much-awaited tax return is always exciting. But before you treat your tax return like a gift, remember it was your money all along. It’s smart to have a plan in place before receiving your tax return, or it may be gone before you know it. Start/Increase an Emergency…

Spring Break on a Budget

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by: Kitty T., Social Media Contributor
The holiday season is long over, but the cold of winter is in full swing. This is the time of year when people start dreaming of their next getaway—Spring Break. But this vacation time doesn’t always seem like a break when you’re stressed about all the spending that comes with…

Tips for a Successful Staycation

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by: Kitty T., Social Media Contributor
If you need a little time to relax, but don’t happen to have the money or time it takes to plan a vacation, consider a staycation. Here are some tips to make the most of your time at home: Treat it like an actual vacation. Use your vacation days—this means…

Potential Fraud on the Rise – How to Protect Yourself

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by: Holly W., Digital Marketing Specialist
At Bank Midwest, we take the protection of your financial well-being very seriously and have experts diligently monitoring for fraud activity. Nobody is safe from potential fraud, which makes everyone a possible victim. The losses can be quick and large, but we make it a priority to safeguard your accounts and…

Marketing Your Business on Social Media

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by: Kitty T., Social Media Contributor
The world of social media can seem overwhelming, especially for business owners who may be strapped for time or funds. However, social media can be made easy and fun. And it’s worth it. A social media presence expands awareness about your business and helps further relationships with clients. People will…