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Coin and Coffee Blog 2019


9 Free Holiday Banking Tools for You

Holidays are for celebrating, making memories, and enjoying company. No one has time for financial stress. These free banking tools help you easily manage your finances this holiday season (and all year long).
9. Debit Card

8. Debit Card On/Off App
7. Fraud Monitoring App


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.
Bank Tellers dressed up for Halloween as Robbers.


Loving our Furiends: Insights from a Local Vet and Animal Shelter Manager

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. 
Stop in to talk to your favorite banker about opening a seperate savings account for pet expenses. Learn more about your pet insurance options by contacting your favorite Friendship Insurance Agent


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. 
House with solar panels on roof.


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. 
People enjoy beer and company at Madpaddle Brewery in Madison Indiana.


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. 
Want more daily encouragement and motivation to your social media feeds? Like Matt on Facebook and Instagram.


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. 
Friendship employee, Emily, looks at an envelope of cash and considers how she can save more on her taxes.

Coffee Mug on Saucer with Coin. Coin and Coffee.