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It’s no secret that COVID-19 has altered our world. Some changes are temporary, while others may be here for the long-term. People and companies turned to the resources available to adapt to the times. Bruning Bank has always prided itself on relationship banking and personally interacting with customers, but COVID-19 has really challenged our methods for achieving this.

Home loan lending can be stressful and downright confusing! The home loan officers at Bruning Bank want to east...READ MORE

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When I think about fraud and the variety of ways they target you, me, your neighbor down the street, your grandparents and everyone in the world, it’s a little overwhelming. However, knowing how to recognize fraud is something we are all capable of and Bruning Bank is always here to help!

General Fraud
My personal number one rule is if it seems too good to be true, it usually is. Trust your gut! Things such as checks received in the mail that you...READ MORE
Paycheck Protection Program funds replenished

Additonal funds for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been approved. 

To apply for the program, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact any Bruning Bank location and we would be happy to help!READ MORE

Teach Children to Save

Learning to save is a good lesson from any age, but the habits tend to develope at a younge age. Help your kids develope positive saving habits by helping them participate in Teach Children to Save activities as provided by the American Banking Association (ABA). 

Teach Children to Save looks a little different this year, but we are still proud to be an eduational resource for students in our area!

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
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CARES Act: Understanding COVID-19 and IRAs

The CARES Act provides options for IRA owners who are struggling as a result of COVID-19. We have highlighted a few points of interest below for your information. Please contact a customer service representative at Bruning Bank if you feel any of the situations apply to you and would like more information.

  • Penalty tax for early IRA withdrawals waived in qualifying hardship scenarios as a result of COVID-19.
  • Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) suspended for
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As of April 16, 2020, the $346 billion authorized for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been depleted and the Small Business Administration (SBA) is not currently accepting applications. The American Banking Association (ABA) is working to get Congress to approved additional funding. Bankers and small business owners are urged to contact their lawmakers at (202) 224-3121.

Bruning Bank will continue to accept...READ MORE

Payment Protection Program application

As part of the CARES Act, the Payment Protection Program (PPP) has been established to help pay employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested, please fill out the application. If you have any questions, please reach out to any of our locations!

Small businesses,  sole proprietorships, self-employed and independent...READ MORE

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You don’t have to look far to find real heroes and leadership during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please help me in thanking those on the frontlines. They are courageous and heroic and their actions are speaking louder, than any words that I can write or say, except to say “Thank you”.
Our medical providers, first responders and an un-heralded group that stare coronavirus down every day; our grocery stores personnel and the supply chain behind them (...READ MORE
As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The details are still being worked out, but there are a few really important things to know, no matter what this looks like.
1. The government will not ask you to pay anything up front to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing.
2. The government will...READ MORE
March 9, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — In light of the ongoing developments related to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and its impact on financial markets, the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance (NDBF) is urging Nebraskans to beware of con artists seeking to capitalize on fear and uncertainty.
“We know con artists are opportunistic and use current events to cloak their schemes with an air of immediacy and legitimacy. Never make an investment...READ MORE