Archive for August, 2015

employee fraud

4 kinds of employee fraud that can destroy your business

August 28th, 2015 Cindi Schrock

Fraud can take a heavy toll on a business, costing thousands of dollars, derailing your brand and causing irreparable damage that could result in your business’s closure. Fraud can be especially damaging when it’s perpetrated by an employee – an inside job. One way to prevent employee theft is to educate yourself about the types […]

Save for college

4 alternatives to 529 college savings plans

August 21st, 2015 Diane Meggers

Considering all the costs involved with raising children, saving for college is no easy task. After paying all the bills and putting some money towards your nest egg, it can seem like there’s no money left for college savings, let alone discretionary spending. However, for most parents, putting their children’s education on hold is not […]

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Travel smarter with these mobile apps for money management

August 14th, 2015 Andrea Hartman

Using mobile travel apps can take the hassle and confusion out of managing money while traveling. Thankfully, there are multiple mobile applications for you to choose from that will make it easy for you to track your money while you’re traveling giving you more time to enjoy your trip. I’ve pulled together a list of […]

Burlington Capitol Theater at night

MidWestOne Customer Spotlight: Burlington Capitol Theater

August 6th, 2015 madmin

After a tumultuous 78-year history that included a 35-year period where it sat vacant and was on the brink of facing the wrecking ball, the Burlington Capitol Theater re-opened its doors in 2012 after an extensive renovation. Since its reopening, the 370-seat regional Performing Arts Center has become a pillar of the Burlington community. We […]

Charlie Funk

A note from Charlie – Aug. 6

August 6th, 2015 Charlie Funk

It’s “Go Time” for the U.S. Senate A few months ago, I wrote about the barrage of new regulation – much of it lacking in common sense – that is threatening the very fabric of hometown banking in America. The threat is real and in the two months since I penned that article, I have […]