Contests

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge 2015

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As many of you know, registration for the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge for Iowa high schools ended Jan. 31, 2015. This challenge was presented by Iowa Student Loan. More info about the contest can be found here.

There were 32 schools that completed all three steps of the registration process to be entered into the drawing. The auditor has completed the drawing and I have a list of the 30 winning schools.

Please check out the winners here.

In the next couple of weeks, a plaque and award check will also be sent to winning schools. A certificate of participation will be sent to those schools that were not selected. A press release will be sent early March announcing the winners.

Congratulating to winners and participating schools!

Official Press Release

News/Accolades

TS Institute Receives Money Smarts Banky Award for Financial Literacy Education

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TS Institute was recognized with the Money Smarts Banky® Award for Financial Literacy Education as a result of their extraordinary service to their clients and their community through a commitment to financial literacy programs. TS Institute, a part of the TS Banking Group,  serves K‐12 students in their community and beyond.

“It is an honor to receive such an award and to be able to provide a unique and authentic opportunity for students and community members to deepen their understanding and application of financial literacy skills,” said Bob Mantell, Director of the TS Institute.

The Banky® Awards exist to highlight the vital role that local, community banks play in our economy. The Bankys® recognize the best of what community banks offer to our cities, towns and our nation.

Bob Mantell, Director of the TS Institute accepted the award from Roxanne Emmerich at the Profit‐Growth Banking Summit in Chicago on Sept. 11. Click here to read more about this award.