It’s that time of year when SMB Rewards come in VERY handy. Find out how you can earn rewards points on your SMB debit card purchases.
Today is Computer Security Day! Find out how to strengthen your awareness when it comes to computer security.
The holidays are here and scammers are prepared to take advantage of you. Find out how to protect yourself when shopping online.
We are honored to be named Best Bank, Best Mortgage Services, and Best Financial Services in Zimmer's Best of the Four States contest.
Get a chance to be surprised with a trip to one of five incredible destinations – or a $500 statement credit. Earn one entry each time you use your SMB Debit Mastercard® from now until December 31, 2018.
Whether you've been budgeting all year or just beginning to think about it, you have plenty of time to get some money saved and avoid a bad credit card hangover come January. So with a few short months until Christmas, how can anyone save up enough money to pay for the holidays?
You may qualify for a First-Time Homebuyer Loan even if you've owned a home before. Here's what you need to know.
Our Mastercard® Priceless Surprises campaign ended on May 4th and was a great success! We surprised three lucky winners with statement credits.
Are you protecting your privacy online? Here's some good information from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team to ensure you're not unintentionally making yourself vulnerable online.
You've been saving up to buy a new home, but you may not be prepared for the costs that go along with selling yours. Here are some things to keep in mind when preparing to sell your home and buy another.
Most of us have areas of our life that need a good purge – junk drawer, that closet in the spare room, and even the finances. Here are some quick ways to freshen up your finances and say goodbye to the clutter.
VA loans not only help service members and veterans – they also help surviving spouses become homeowners. Here are some things you should know about the program.
In honor of “Teach Children to Save Day", we’re bringing you five quick tips to teach your kiddos about saving money.
If your debit card is ever missing, a quick response will limit as many unauthorized transactions as possible. Here are some steps to take if your card is ever lost or stolen.
Online Person2Person payment systems let you send money to people quickly. The use of these payment services is a growing trend and it's estimated that more than $700 billion in P2P payments will be sent in the U.S. in 2018. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has shared some tips to keep in mind if you use a P2P payment system.
We would like to thank you for voting us "Favorites of the Four States" for Favorite Bank and Favorite Mortgage Services. Since 1979, we've taken pride in serving our wonderful community and look forward to many more years as your true local bank.
As Valentine's Day approaches, we're in the season of love. Social media networks and dating websites have become popular ways for meeting and communicating with others. Unfortunately, fraudsters have capitalized on this trend and often create fake profiles to lure in victims, establish romantic relationships and eventually, extort money. Find out how to protect yourself or a loved one.
Community bankers are the heart and soul of our communities. There are many advocating and working to better our neighborhoods, schools, and communities as a whole. Here are some tips and ideas from our bankers that have spent a lot of time volunteering in our communities.
With the holidays behind us, many are feeling the need for New Year's resolutions as we look forward to 2018. Here are four resolutions you can make this New Year to begin whipping your finances into shape.
Southwest Missouri Bank is pleased to announce several changes in their management team.
We would like to sincerely thank our wonderful community for voting us “Best of the Four States” for Mortgages. Since our doors opened in Carthage in 1979, we’ve had the honor of being there for our customers during the big life experiences and everything in between.
Everyone these days seems to be talking about the importance of word of mouth – how to get referrals and make sure people are talking about you... in a good way!
The holiday season has arrived and many of you are looking online for those perfect gifts. As your bank, we want to make sure you know how to shop safely online. Here’s some information about the risks of shopping online and how to make your holiday purchases safely.
Have you been seeing and hearing about mobile wallets, but are not sure what the fuss is about? Here are the top four benefits of using a mobile wallet.
If you are only talking with your banker when you need a loan, you are missing out. The old saying is that every business needs a good Banker, Accountant, and Lawyer.
As your bank, we want to make sure you are informed and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself. The American Bankers Association has put together some great information for us to share.