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Managing Your Debit or Credit Card with CardValet

Managing Your Debit or Credit Card with CardValet

Managing your money shouldn’t be a hassle. However, keeping up with family or employee spending can be difficult, especially when frequent news stories about data breaches make security a constant concern. At Arthur State Bank, we value our traditional approach to customer service. When it comes to technology, though, we know you need innovative solutions....Read More→ ...
What Is a Variable Rate Mortgage?

What Is a Variable Rate Mortgage?

Owning a home gives you a sense of pride. You’ve worked hard, you’ve saved up, and now you own a home that you can make your own. You can paint the walls, renovate the bathroom or build that backyard patio you’ve always dreamed of. Finding the right mortgage to pay for your home can be...Read More→ ...
Home Equity Loans

Home Equity Loans

Emergencies happen. You might need to make an expensive home repair, pay for a medical bill, or help cover any other unexpected expense for you or a loved one. In a perfect world, we would all have enough savings to cover emergencies, but that’s often not the reality. If you’re a homeowner, though, you may...Read More→ ...
Medical Professional Mortgages

Medical Professional Mortgages

The average medical student graduates with $200,000 in student loan debt. That means potential student loan payments of $2,000 per month or more. And high student loan rates are just one reason medical professionals, especially those just starting their careers, face challenges in obtaining traditional mortgages.  There is hope, though. Arthur State Bank, a community...Read More→ ...
What Are the Steps in Settling an Estate?

What Are the Steps in Settling an Estate?

Losing a loved one is never easy. After taking some time to grieve and deal with immediate matters, the next step for most is estate settlement. The steps to settling an estate are similar, whether or not the deceased left a will; however, without a will, the settlement process is often significantly longer and more...Read More→ ...
Best Practices in Estate Planning to Maximize Your Trust

Best Practices in Estate Planning to Maximize Your Trust

Trusts are a powerful estate planning tool. Unlike wills, they avoid probate and maintain privacy. They also protect assets from creditors and receive favorable tax treatment. Further, they allow you to dictate how assets will be spent. If you want to fund a grandchild’s tuition, for example, you can set up a trust that ensures...Read More→ ...