It’s critical to exercise caution on any app in which you make or receive payments. There are many things you can do to protect yourself but, if you let your guard down, you can easily become a
Applying for a mortgage can be complicated and sometimes tedious, but a little preparation can go a long way, particularly for first-time homebuyers. With a few simple steps, homebuyers can make the
The new growth and warmer days of spring are near, and spring cleaning is a great opportunity to clean up your home, your wardrobe, your yard, and even your finances! Below we’ve listed a few items
It is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.
It’s no secret that a college education is expensive, and the price tag can be intimidating for parents as well as students. With scholarships, the cost of education can be significantly reduced.
An estimated 67 percent of data breaches resulted from credential theft, human error or social attacks. We encourage consumers to take the following proactive measures to reduce the likelihood of
he devastation of Hurricane Ida and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are stark reminders that natural disasters have profound effects on communities and the residents who call them home. In recognition
Giving children an allowance is a great way to introduce them to the concept of financial responsibility. The hands-on experience children receive from handling money can go a long way toward
Well, as has been my pattern over the past several months, it’s 9:45 p.m. on June 30th (I’m sure Tricia and Kenzie are getting tired of my tardiness when it comes to getting this thing done) and
Before we get too deep into things, I read an article last week that said drinking any amount of alcohol causes brain damage. Therefore, knowing my readers like I think I do, I thought it might be
Happy May everyone!! Well, it’s 9:08 p.m. on Sunday, May 2nd and I’m just sitting down at my desk to somehow piece together some semblance of a newsletter that is worthy of your time. I’m not
April is Community Banking Month and Malvern Bank is proud to be the Community Bank of Malvern area residents, farmers, and businesses for nearly 130 years.
Hello everyone and welcome to April! I’m typing this on Monday, March 29th and I just found out that I’m getting my first COVID shot tomorrow at 11:15 a.m.!! I’ve never been excited about seeing
Greetings everyone! I’m sitting at my desk…it’s 7:33 p.m. on February 28th and I just checked my Weather Channel App and the high temperatures this week are going to be 70 degrees warmer than
Before we dig too deep into this month’s JTTW, we need to have a serious conversation about something that came to my attention just the other day: apparently our country is in the midst of a Grape
First and foremost, I just want to start off the new year by once again thanking each and every one of you for making JTTW a very small part of your monthly routine. There are so many platforms out
Vince Lombardi once said “Winning is not a sometime thing. It’s an all-the-time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the
So, everybody doing ok out there?? I’m writing this on August 19th…oh wait, forget that, it’s November 1st. I just think it’s August 19th because my Onion desktop calendar has been stuck on
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you…I decided to crank up the old font-meter from 12-14 this month! I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of squinting and most of the time I can’t find my
Before we get started, it has come to my attention that some of you did not receive your monthly JTTW in August, so if that is the case, give us a call and we’ll send you a copy. Or, just go to
How about we start off with some good news for a change?? In all of the chaos over the past several months it has been easy to forget that just one year ago Mills and Fremont Counties were in the
So is everybody still hanging in there?? It’s hard to fathom that we’re already into July and we’re still dealing with a virus that was supposed to go away when it got hot. Obviously, that
I’m writing this particular paragraph on the Saturday morning following the first night of protests in Omaha and I must say I’m not feeling overly funny or witty or clever today (that would infer
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Before I start, please know that I’m on Day 5 of no chocolate and no Mountain Dew and, well let’s just say, I’m a little on edge. I’m sure there’s a patch for things like this, but for now,
Before we even get started, I hope that this month’s JTTW finds you healthy and safe and calm and financially secure. I know the events of the past month have had a tremendous impact on everyone’s
As most of you know by now, I’m a music guy. One of my all-time favorite movies is ‘School of Rock’ because it shows that music can transform young people and take them to places that they never
The Malvern Bank Team enjoyed a beautiful evening celebrating Mills County at the 2020 Betterment Awards Ceremony on March 5th!
Malvern Bank is proud to participate in Money Smart Week April 4-11, 2020, and encourages Mills County students to enter the Money Smart Kid and Money Smart Teen Essay Contests, sponsored by the Iowa
When it comes to personal finances, your credit score is the single most important number you should know. It’s also important to know how to build and continually improve your credit score
Taxes are due April 15, and as busy professionals work to complete their tax returns, cybercriminals are stepping up their identity theft efforts. Malvern Bank wants to make sure Iowa consumers know
It’s easy for your budget to get stretched a little thin during the holidays, but now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to get your finances back on track and set some goals for the new
A new baby is something to celebrate, but that little bundle of joy can also add stress to your finances if you are not properly prepared. Not counting the cost of higher education, raising a child
Well ladies and gentleman, we did it! It is officially 2020 and since most humans only get to see AT MOST 11 different decades in their lifetimes, I think it’s pretty cool that we all survived to
Here are some examples of teachable moments to help you get started:
As many of you know, we have called Malvern Bank the “official bank of dirt track racing” for quite some time now. Well, we recently decided to take that name to the next level by creating a
Fraudsters can create spoof emails, text messages, computer pop-ups and phone numbers that look like legitimate communications. Keep your personal information safe by following these tips.
We lead internet-connected, digital lives. From our desks and homes to on the go, we work, learn and play online. Even when we are not directly connected to the internet, our critical infrastructure
Information regarding other banks reporting circulation of counterfeit cashier's checks. The cashier’s checks are being used as part of a “secret shopper” work-at-home scheme. How the scam
Effective May 11, 2018, new rules under the Bank Secrecy Act will aid the government in the fight against crimes to evade financial measures designed to combat terrorism and other national security
The holiday season is coming up! With the increase in spending that happens over the next few months, thieves have even more of an opportunity to steal your identity. Here are some ways to protect
As many of you may know, the credit bureau Equifax was the victim of a massive security breach. Learn how to protect yourself from this and other breaches.
Bonnie is retiring; help us celebrate her 40+ years of service!
Check out the Channel 3 News report featuring Malvern and Woody Jones' tree sculptures!
Customers: Join us for our free shred day!
Beginning January 2018, there will be a charge for paper statements. Go green and sign up for e-Statements!
On Monday April 10th our website will be undergoing a security update. Read on to see if you are impacted.
Malvern Bank will NEVER contact you via a prerecorded phone call.
The Federal Trade Commission released an alert on fraudulent mobile apps designed to steal personal information, such as credit card numbers. The alert offers tips to avoid downloading fraudulent
Please bear with us during our transition period! We appreciate your patience!
Knowing the latest scam can mean the difference between your money or identity being stolen or not. One of the latest scams that is making a comeback is the IRS scam.
Our free online banking just got even better. Starting today, every one of your monthly statements and check images will be available via your online banking portal.