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Did you know that 80% of consumers use their debit card to pay for everyday purchases like groceries, meals, and gas? This was found in a recent survey by the American Consumer Credit Counseling. Furthermore, every swipe of the debit card from Bruning Bank is reviewed by our Fraud Detection Center to determine if it is fraudulent or not. If the transaction is a red flag, you will receive an automated call to verify your recent transactions.

An example would be to verify the...READ MORE

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How about some digital decluttering to start the week? It’s National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day! Here are some thoughts and tips to get started:

A recent report noted that Americans devote more than 10 hours a day to screen time. So not only do you need to clean scattered papers off your desk, but taking the time to clean your virtual desktop on your computer, tablet, and smartphone is necessary!

  • At first, it is so easy to save files to your desktop, however your
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By Darrell Raum, Chief Credit Officer

Over the years, I have observed there is quite a wide variety of results from the transfer of family wealth from one generation to the next. Sustaining family wealth across multiple generations is difficult. Those families with a mid to large size business usually spend a good amount of time on business succession planning. I would suggest all families with any wealth at all should be continually developing a plan to transfer wealth to...READ MORE