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Local Service: Bruegge Auto Body
Meet Kevin, owner of Bruegge Auto Body and our neighbor in Friendship, Indiana. He discovered a knack for auto body work in high school and fine-tuned his skills in college. He gained experience at Toyota and then working in independent shops.
Dissatisfied with either the cost to customers or too often the cutting of corners, Kevin set out to open his own shop as a place where people could get quality repairs at an affordable price.
Outsmarting Mobile Deposit Scammers
Remote deposit capture, or mobile deposit, is designed to allow checks to be conveniently deposited to a checking, savings or money market account by taking a picture of the check and delivering the image to the account owner’s financial institution. Mobile deposit is convenient, but it also presents another opportunity for scammers.
Scammers deceive their victims by promising them anything from love to jobs to loans to free money in exchange for their information.
We chatted with Jayman Geyman, veterinarian and owner of the North Madison Veterinary Clinic, and Jenny Slover, manager of the Jefferson County Animal Shelter. CLICK HERE to listen to our interview. Learn what knowledge they feel is most important for pet owners, how to select a breed that is right for you, and get the inside scoop on their daily work.
Soaking Up the Sun: Renewable Energy, Friendship, & You
Summer is for celebrating the sun's return and soaking up the rays. Have you considered putting that sunshine to work powering your home? Utilizing renewable energy may be more assessible than you think. We caught up with Micah Lohrum of Lohrum Electrical in Southeastern Indiana to learn more. Click here to listen.
Want more information about financing a renewable energy system? Contact your favorite Friendship State Bank loan officer about our Sunny Days Loan Program.
Local Fun: Cars, Craft Beer, and Friendship
There is no shortage of activities close to home. Supporting the local businesses and events in our backyard ensures a thriving, growing community.
We recently caught up Jerry Wade of Mad Paddle Brewery and Bob Little from the Riverfront Run Car Show to share about a few happenings in downtown Madison.
Local Help: Growing Self and Business with Consulting
We recently caught up with Matt Longville, owner of Longville Consulting. Matt's passion for helping individuals and businesses was evident from the start.
Click here and listen to our conversation. Learn how Matt can help with productivity, efficiency and time management, leadership, and social media marketing. He works with both individuals and business owners. He enjoys giving a fresh perspective and offering guidance and small changes that when taken lead to goals achieved.
Shop Local: Precision Style Boutique and Tan
We recently chatted with our business neighbor, Carrie Keyes. Carrie is the owner of Precision Style Boutique and Tan west of our Versailles branch on US 50.
Carrie always dreamed of owning her own clothing store. Following careers in real estate and the medical field, she decided to pursue her dream and bring an affordable clothing boutique to her community. Discover her passion for helping others leave her store feeling great about themselves and their experience.
Plus learn the impact supporting locally-owned businesses has on your neighbors and community. Watch now.
4 Ways to Save More on Your Taxes in 2019
You've filed your 2018 Tax Return and either celebrated a return or mailed the IRS a check for what you owe. Now you are wondering..."Is there anything I can do to save more and pay less in 2019?"
We have 4 ideas that will have you looking forward to 2019's Tax Filing Season.