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The people of McCook National Bank are busy at work, in the communities we serve, and in the financial industry.


Creative Ways to Give Cash this Christmas

Creative Ways to Give Cash this Christmas

12/3/2018

While nearly everyone appreciates a cash gift, giving cash always comes off as a little boring. A card in an envelope… everyone knows what’s there. Your friends and family will enjoy our collection of fun and creative ideas for gifting money this Christmas!

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Merry Christmas from MNB

Merry Christmas from MNB

12/3/2018

The holiday season is a time to be grateful for all the blessings we’ve received throughout the year. We are especially thankful to have served each and every one of our customers.

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We're Thankful

We're Thankful

11/14/2018

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? At MNB, we’re thankful for you—our customers. All year long, we get the privilege of seeing you stop in our branches, take part in community events with your families, and watch as you build your businesses with pride. So, in the spirit of the holiday, we wanted to take a brief moment to tell you why we’re so grateful to share our communities with you.

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10 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

10 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

11/5/2018

We believe that the holidays are about giving AND giving back! You don’t have to fork over a lot of money to make a difference this holiday season. Here are 10 easy ways to give back -- even on a budget.

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10 Steps to Smartphone Security

10 Steps to Smartphone Security

10/19/2018

Smartphones continue to grow in popularity and are now as powerful and functional as many computers. It's important to protect your smartphone just like you protect your computer as mobile cybersecurity threats are growing. These mobile security tips can help you reduce the risk of exposure to mobile security threats:

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It's Pumpkin Season - Spice it Up!

It's Pumpkin Season - Spice it Up!

10/15/2018

When the leaves start changing and there's a chill in the air, that can only mean one thing. Time for pumpkin! Enjoy the best of Pumpkin Season with some of our favorite fall recipes!

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Adopt-A-Chaplain Bake Sale

Adopt-A-Chaplain Bake Sale

10/9/2018

Stop by the Main Bank Lobby for our annual Adopt-A-Chaplain Bake Sale on October 26th!

Indulge in some sweet treats for a good cause, all the proceeds will help fund supplies and postage for the Adopt-A-Chaplain program.

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Join our Team

Join our Team

9/26/2018

Imagine being part of more than a company. Imagine being a vital part of the community. Join Team MNB - we're hiring!

 

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MNB Tailgate Party Sept 14

MNB Tailgate Party Sept 14

9/10/2018

Fall is in the air and it’s tailgate time at MNB! Join us for our Big Red Tailgate Party on Friday, September 14th from 11-2 at the Main Bank. We’ll be serving hot dogs, chips, cookies and a drink on the bricks in downtown McCook.

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Get Organized for the New School Year

Get Organized for the New School Year

7/31/2018

Goodbye to the lazy, hazy days of summer, and hello again to schedules, deadlines, homework, and general disorganization. Not this year! Here are three ways to keep everyone in your household organized and on top of schoolwork and schedules when classes start again.

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Sharing the road with farm equipment

Sharing the road with farm equipment

7/2/2018

It’s wheat harvest season, which is a busy time of the year for local farmers. With additional equipment, machinery and seasonal workers comes an increased risk of accidents and injuries. We have tips to help you stay safe on the road.

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New Name, Same Great Bank

New Name, Same Great Bank

6/29/2018

On June 29, 2018 McCook National Bank will convert to a state chartered bank, with the new name: MNB Bank. What won’t change is our commitment to our customers and the communities we serve.

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MNB.Bank

MNB.Bank

5/28/2018

We're committed to being a leading bank, utilizing new technology to keep your private information safe.
That’s why we are upgrading our website to further enhance the digital security and protection of our customers. When you visit our bank website in the near future, you will see MNB.Bank in the web address bar at the top of your device’s browser window.

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Money-Saving Tips for Gardening & Landscaping

Money-Saving Tips for Gardening & Landscaping

5/16/2018

Keeping your yard green and groomed can be quite the costly task. But a little bit of planning can lead to significant savings without sacrificing the quality of your yard. Here are 7 garden landscaping ideas that will help save you money this year:

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Take your bank with you!

Take your bank with you!

5/2/2018

Pomp and circumstance will soon fill the air as area grads move their tassels and prepare for life’s next adventure. While graduation might be the start of many new changes, one thing that doesn’t have to change is your bank!

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Improve Your Password Security

Improve Your Password Security

4/30/2018

Passwords should be like underpants: Hidden from others; never shared, and never left out for others to see (for example, on Post-It notes at your desk). They should also be changed often (though not necessarily daily!)

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Sparky's Easter Egg Hunt

Sparky's Easter Egg Hunt

3/19/2018

The forecast is calling for rain on Thursday so we're moving Sparky's Easter Egg Hunt to tomorrow, March 28th at 5:15 in Norris Park! Same time, same place, just a day earlier!

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National Ag Week Coloring Contest

National Ag Week Coloring Contest

3/8/2018

Bust out the Crayons and sharpen your colored pencils, the National Ag Week Coloring Contest is back! Open to all children K-5th grade. Color a page and bring it to your local MNB branch by March 16th for your chance to win!

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7 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

7 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

3/6/2018

If you are like many Americans, you’ll be getting a nice chunk of change back from your tax return…yay for free money!  Except, it’s not free money. Your tax refund is actually your hard-earned money that the government was simply holding interest free for the past year, so you may want to put that money to work for you. Here are some smart suggestions.

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First-Time Homebuyer Grants - up to $5,000 for qualified borrowers!

First-Time Homebuyer Grants - up to $5,000 for qualified borrowers!

3/5/2018

Buying your first home is an important Milestone in your life. Here at MNB we understand that finding the right financing plan is as important as finding a home that fits your lifestyle. That’s why we’re excited to partner with Federal Home Loan Bank to offer qualified first-time homebuyers a grant of up to $5,000.

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For richer or poorer: a financial plan for newlyweds

For richer or poorer: a financial plan for newlyweds

2/28/2018

When you marry, you merge hearts, minds -- and finances. Someone else gets a say in how you spend money, how much debt you take on and what your financial goals should be. Careful planning and communication can help you achieve long-term financial success together.
 

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HomeGrown Leaders Scholarship

HomeGrown Leaders Scholarship

1/17/2018

High School Seniors pursing post-secondary education apply now for the MNB HomeGrown Leaders Scholarship Award. The $500 scholarships will be awarded to the students who best exemplify the commitment, passion and perseverance of a community leader.

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Something Smells Phishy

Something Smells Phishy

1/9/2018

Phishing attacks are techniques used by cybercriminals to con users into revealing sensitve information. Here are some tips for what you can do to protect yourself from phishing scams.

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2017 Holiday Hours

2017 Holiday Hours

12/17/2017

As Christmas and the New Year approach, we understand how special of a time this is to share with family and friends. To allow our employees more time to enjoy the holidays with their families, all MNB locations will be closed certain days around the holiday season.

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Fall Harvest Safety Tips

Fall Harvest Safety Tips

10/3/2017

Harvest is a busy time for most farm operations. Time means money when it comes to yields, production schedules, and operating costs; however, time also ensures safety at harvest. The extra time it takes to perform a task properly can determine whether the job is completed at all. Here are some good driving tips to keep in mind during harvest season.

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MNB presents $110 donation to The Thinkery of Southwest Nebraska

MNB presents $110 donation to The Thinkery of Southwest Nebraska

10/2/2017

McCook National Bank employees presented a plaque and $110 donation to The Thinkery of Southwest
Nebraska as part of MNB’s 110th anniversary celebration. The Thinkery of Southwest Nebraska plans to
become a center which will stimulate imagination, spark creativity and inspire a passion for discovery among
youth of all ages.

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110th Anniversary Free Concert

110th Anniversary Free Concert

9/26/2017

To celebrate our 110th Anniversary, MNB is hosting a free concert on Saturday, September 30th at 7 PM at the Fox Theatre featuring Emmy Award Winning artist Jim Salestrom.
 

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Don't be Fooled by Smishing Scams

Don't be Fooled by Smishing Scams

9/25/2017

The word might sound funny to say, but make no mistake, SMiShing is no joke. Known as the little sister of phishing, SMiShing is another cybercrime meant to dupe you into revealing your personal information, such as passwords or credit card numbers, which criminals then use to steal your money or your identity.

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Online Banking Updates

Online Banking Updates

9/14/2017

On Monday, September 18th MNB's personal online banking will be upgraded. The new platform delivers a highly intuitive user interface, responsive screens and great tools that simplify your financial life.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraising Bake Sale

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraising Bake Sale

9/4/2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those enduring the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. On Friday, September 8 we’ll be hosting a Bake Sale in the Main Bank with all the proceeds going to the American Red Cross to aid those in need.

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Solar Eclipse Hours

Solar Eclipse Hours

8/16/2017

All MNB locations will be closed from 12:30 to 1:30 CDT on Monday, August 21 to allow employees to participate in the solar eclipse.

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips

Back-to-School Shopping Tips

8/6/2017

With summer creeping to an end it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping. We know this is a costly time of the year. Try these school shopping tips to save money, time and your sanity when shopping.
 

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8 Simple Tips for a Better Wheat Harvest

8 Simple Tips for a Better Wheat Harvest

6/25/2017

A job worth doing is worth doing right — and when it comes to harvesting crops it couldn't be truer.

Before taking to the field this summer, consider these tips  to make your harvest more efficient and less stressful.

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Protect your Identity this Summer

Protect your Identity this Summer

5/30/2017

Vacationers often unknowingly leave their personal information exposed to thieves while traveling, which can turn a worry-free break into a prolonged and stressful fight to reclaim a stolen identity. We have tips to keep your information safe.

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Hot Summer Nights 2017

Hot Summer Nights 2017

5/22/2017

MNB’s 19th Annual Hot Summer Nights free concert series returns to Norris Park on July 27 and August 10 with an impressive lineup of Nebraska’s own talented musicians.

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Sparky's May Giveaway

Sparky's May Giveaway

5/9/2017

Splash into summer with Sparky! Receive a FREE Beach Ball or Pool Noodle when you open a Sparky’s Kids Club Savings Account OR make a deposit in your existing Sparky Kids Club Savings Account between May 1st and May 25th.  

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Spring Cleaning Your Mobile Device

Spring Cleaning Your Mobile Device

5/1/2017

Spring cleaning is for more than just your house. Even mobile devices can benefit from an annual cleanup. Taking a little time this spring to mop up some loose security items can not only make your device run better, but could mean the difference between a secure device and one that is compromised. The MNB IT Department has tips to help.

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Teach Kids the Value of Money

Teach Kids the Value of Money

4/23/2017

Children are constantly exposed to material goods and financial transactions, and without a proper explanation of the basics, they can grow up without a clear understanding of the value of money and how to use it.
Here are age-specific tips for teaching your child about spending, saving, and money management in practical ways.

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Take Your Bank With You!

Take Your Bank With You!

4/19/2017

Pomp and circumstance will soon fill the air as area grads move their tassels and prepare for life’s next adventure. While graduation might be the start of many new changes, one thing that doesn’t have to change is your bank!
 

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How you can help with Wildfire Relief

How you can help with Wildfire Relief

3/13/2017

Imagine your entire livelihood up in flames, and the only thing you can do to protect yourself and your family is to evacuate. This was the grueling reality many farmers and ranchers in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas recently faced. Here's how you can help.

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Taking Control of Farm-Family Living Expenses

Taking Control of Farm-Family Living Expenses

3/7/2017

Calculating how much is spent on family living expenses is never easy. But it can be especially hard when the family and the business are tied closely together, as they are on the family farm. To control your family finances, you have to know where your money comes from and where it goes.

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Giving Your Farm a Financial Tune-Up

Giving Your Farm a Financial Tune-Up

3/6/2017

It's common for producers to take their tractors and combines into the shop on an annual basis for a tune-up, but it seems less common for them to take time for a financial tune-up. While the equipment is worth a lot of money, the financial health of your business could be worth even more.

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MNB Celebrating 110 Years

MNB Celebrating 110 Years

2/12/2017

Take a look back on the 110 year history of McCook National Bank. We're proud to be your community bank and we look forward to celebrating with you all year long!

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How to Avoid a Financial Groundhog Day

How to Avoid a Financial Groundhog Day

2/1/2017

When it comes to money, we tend to make the same mistakes again and again.Kind of like Bill Murray's character in "Groundhog Day," who relives the same day repeatedly until he finally gets it right.From piling up unopened bills to racking up card balances, as consumers, when we find a mistake we like, we tend to stick with it

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5 Smart Ways to Manage Your Money This Year

5 Smart Ways to Manage Your Money This Year

1/1/2017

It wouldn't be the New Year without resolutions. But whether it's trimming your waistline or firming your financial profile, the key isn't making the list, it's sticking with it. Here are five ideas to get you started on the road to financial fitness with MNB.

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7 Characteristics of a Good Decision

7 Characteristics of a Good Decision

12/29/2016

Surveys show 54% of Nebraska agricultural producers are currently experiencing a great amount of financial stress. In stressful times, it is important to focus on making good decisions. But, what do good decisions really look like?

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Securely Disposing of Your Mobile Device

Securely Disposing of Your Mobile Device

12/27/2016

Your mobile device holds sensitive information like addresses and phone numbers, passwords, account numbers, email, voicemail, and text message logs. When getting rid of your old device, it’s important to take steps to help ensure this information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

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Senior Fraud Prevention

Senior Fraud Prevention

12/5/2016

Join us for a Senior Fraud Prevention Seminar on December 13th at Noon at the McCook Senior Center. Learn how seniors can protect themselves from identity theft, fraud and scams. Guest speaker Ryan Sothan with the Nebraska Attorney General's Office.

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Safeguarding Your Business

Safeguarding Your Business

12/5/2016

Learn how to protect your business, credit, reputation, privacy, and money from identity theft and fraud from guest speaker Ryan Sothan with the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. Join us for a free presentation December 13th at 4:00 at the McCook Community Building.

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10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud

8/14/2016

Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some practical tips to help you stay a step ahead.

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Cheering for the Home Team

Cheering for the Home Team

6/26/2016

We’ve always believed that we owe everything to our community and our customers. That’s why you’ll always find MNB cheering for the home team and supporting activities like American Legion Baseball that make our community better.

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Hot Summer Nights 2016

Hot Summer Nights 2016

5/23/2016

Mark your calendar now for Hot Summer Nights 2016! Join us in Norris Park on Thursday, July 28 and Thursday, August 11 for live music, food and fun.

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