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Lending Tips for Home, Business and Agricultural Loans

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Buying your first home, financing a business or need a line of credit to finance farm operations? Here are some lending tips to increase your chances of success and reduce your stress.   


Tips for Shopping Online Securely - How to Secure Your Internet Purchases

Kyle Campbell - Friday, August 10, 2012

Shopping online securely lowers the risk of identity theft and fraudulent transactions. The convenience of making purchases via the Internet is one of the main reasons for its growing popularity. You don’t have to wait for store hours or navigate through traffic to go shopping. 


Is Your Big Bank Charging Excessive Fees for Checking Accounts?

Kyle Campbell - Tuesday, August 07, 2012

You Can Still Enjoy ‘Free Service’ at Your Local Community Bank 


Astra Bank’s 10th Annual Customer Appreciation Golf Event

Kyle Campbell - Monday, July 30, 2012

Agricultural, Business and Insurance Clients Enjoy Golfing and Luncheon  


Internet Banking and Online Security - What Can You Do to Protect Your Account?

Kyle Campbell - Thursday, July 05, 2012

Even as banks promote e-Statements and the convenience of Internet transactions, concern about online security has some customers still holding off from e-Banking. Protecting your information and transactions is high priority for most financial institutions and they have implemented advanced security measures to reduce the risk of fraudulent activities. However, as a customer you have an equal role to play in ensuring safe banking. 


What’s the “E” in E-Statements?

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Easy, Enhanced View, Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Email Updates…! 


It’s Green, It’s Clean, It’s What We All Love…And It’s Not Money It’s Our PLANET!

Kyle Campbell - Monday, June 11, 2012

As a bank, we can’t help think about it... we are in the money business. Yes, green is indeed the color of money and don’t we all crave to see more of it? BUT, there is a bigger, more worthy and universally beneficial “green” that we need to strive for; and that is contributing to save the environment and our beautiful planet.  


Astra Bank's Third Annual Shred Fest - Helping to Keep Your Information Safe

Kyle Campbell - Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Account numbers. Social Security numbers. Don't give identity thieves a chance to steal valuable information from your personal documents and files. Let Astra Bank help keep keep your information secure by visiting one of our branch offices for our SHRED FEST


What If???

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Because I'm a banker, I'm often asked about my opinions about the monetary policies that are being utilized in the United States and abroad.  The question is generally summarized as, "With the Federal Reserve stimulating the money supply as they currently are, don't you think inflation is inevitable?  And, given coming inflation, what do you think I should do with my savings?"  Talk about some heavy-hitting questions ... 


Welcome to 2012 – Time to Set Your Goals

Kyle Campbell - Monday, January 02, 2012

The arrival of the New Year brings with it many things. Sure, you have to remember to start using “12” instead of “11” when writing the date and that calendar needs replacing. But one of the things that many people include with the New Year is setting goals… also called “resolutions”. 


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