Archive for December, 2017

Five creative ways to give back this holiday season

December 18th, 2017 Deborah Engfer

For many people, the end of the year is a time to give back to the organizations and causes that are near and dear to our hearts. With the holidays in full swing and tax season right around the corner, that’s no surprise. In many cases, charitable donations boil down to writing a check or […]

Charlie Funk

A note from Charlie – for this I am grateful

December 7th, 2017 Charlie Funk

Gratitude has become a part of our culture at MidWestOne Bank and what better time to celebrate our gratitude than during the holiday season? This is the message I shared with our directors and staff at Thanksgiving: These are a few of the things I am thankful for this holiday season. The decibel level has […]

A framework to help your kids develop money skills

December 7th, 2017 Melissa Koop

Managing money is one of those important life skills that parents try to instill in their kids before they leave the nest. Unfortunately, there are no step-by-step instructions for teaching your kids to be responsible money managers. It takes time and effort on your part to help your children learn the healthy money habits that […]