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Member FDIC - Equal Housing Lender - IMPORTANT: Never disclose any personal account information or financial information via Facebook or any other social media channel. Questions? Email [email protected].

Vacations should be about fun and relaxation, not debit card fraud. If you're headed out of town, you need to know how to protect your money when traveling.

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our Customer Appreciation Day yesterday and congratulations to our prize winners: Marvin Freed, Haley Garrett, & Tonya Reed!

We’re braving the rain and are set up in front of the Advance Lending Center. Come out and see us!

What You Need to Know About Savings

Savings is not just an account, it’s an action. Learn why it’s important and how to develop your savings skills. Managing your savings is a skill developed over time. As with all things, it's always best to start small. What exactly is saving? A savings account and the act of saving are not quite the same. Saving - the verb - is the act of setting aside income for future use.

Today we remember all who have served and those who still do. In honor of Memorial Day, all locations will be closed on Monday, May 27.

Follow where the road takes you and find ATMs along the way. With MoneyPass, you can find an in-network ATM wherever your road leads. Download the convenient app or visit:

The Southeastern Way Award was developed to honor students who are living their life “the way it ought to be”. These students exhibit great character, leadership, friendship, and compassion towards their classmates, teachers and staff. Congratulations to this year's winners: Eli Leasman, Ani Kerr, Josh Phelps, Cecelia Norman, Bishop Roberts, Clara Taylor, Jordan Whitford and the overall Southeastern Way winner, Alivia Lantz!

Congrats also to Delaney Lantz on receiving the Bank of Advance Southeastern Scholarship Award. We wish all of you the best in your continued education!

31 Outside Activities for Kids | Healthy Ideas for Kids

Nothing beats playing outside! Help your kids stay active with these easy, fun and inexpensive activities! Encouraging kids to get outside and play is usually a lot easier when the weather is nice. But even then, kids may need a little creativity to make playing outside a regular habit.

Lisa and April from our Bell City branch wanted to give a big shout out and thank you to Joyce Cato and Rampley's General Store for the beautiful flowers and for brightening up their day!

Our very own Bowen branch was spotlighted by Hancock County Economic Development in this great article for the Hancock County Journal-Pilot! We truly believe that "[i]n a small town, a bank is not just another business, it is part of the community".

Correct contact information is an important piece in our fight against fraud. If debit card fraud is suspected, we will contact you to verify the purchases. A temporary block may be placed on your card if we cannot reach you. Updated information will help keep your card working without interruption.

To all you hard-working mothers, Happy Mother’s Day!

#TeacherAppreciationWeek may be almost over, but really, every day should be Teacher Appreciation Day! Hope the teachers at Bowen Elementary and Jr/Sr High School enjoy their cookies! #ThankfulForTeachers

We have the best customers! Larry & Patty Britt sent us flowers and made our day! Good luck on your next adventure and we'll miss you too!

Congratulations to our latest #KOOZIEONTHEMOVE Winner! Laura Zvara won a beach bag, beach towels, and cooler in hopes that it will soon be summer and the rain will eventually end. Thank you for participating in #koozieonthemove, Laura! If you want to be our next winner, post a pic of your Bank of Advance Koozie and tag it with #koozieonthemove. Make sure your post is public so we can see it!

Our lending solutions are firmly rooted in our local agriculture. Find out how we can help you grow your operation. Member FDIC & Equal Housing Lender

Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! We are so grateful for all the wonderful teachers that have helped make us who we are and for those who are shaping the lives of children today. #WeHeartTeachers #DonutsForBreakfast

Thanks to our Dexter branch volunteers for all your hard work at Relay For Life of Stoddard County and congrats on winning Best Campsite! Great job ladies!

April was #CommunityBankingMonth and we've been celebrating with our Bowen Banking Center customers all month long. Thanks to all who participated and congrats to our grand prize winners: Daniel Corrigan and Jaren Henry! Enjoy your new Smart TV and St. Louis Cardinals tickets.

How do ATM skimmers work? Experts show how devices steal your credit and debit card info

There have been reports of ATM skimmers found in the area. When placed on ATMs, these devices are able to read and record the debit card information of unsuspecting ATM users. This short video shows a few easy ways to detect an ATM skimmer: #BeAware #FightFraud These ATM devices are used to steal your card information. Thanks to the Freeport (TX) Police Dept. for sharing this video.

14 Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

April showers bring May flowers and we’ve had a lot of showers. Now it’s time for flowers! Here are a few tips to help get your garden ready. #MayDay Here, the latest tips and tricks to help your yard prepare for spring.

Whether you want to go back to school or renovate part of your home, we can help! Stop by one of our branches to learn more about our personal loan financing. We will be glad to walk you through the process and answer any questions you have. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.

Our Teach Children To Save volunteers read to 1st graders at Advance Elementary today & finished up our #FinancialLiteracyMonth visits for April. But that doesn't mean teaching kids to save is any less important the rest of the year. Let's make every day #TeachChildrentoSave Day!

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY! The Red Cross bus will be in the Advance Lending Center parking lot until 5 PM. Come out and donate!

12 Essential Spring Cleaning Tasks for the Garden

After the rough winter months, your garden could probably use some help. Pulling out weeds and removing dead flowers is just the start. See what else you can do to help your garden get back to its best form: Spring is a busy season in the garden, with much to do before plants start growing. Here's a checklist of spring cleaning tasks for your garden.

Thanks to Small Wonders for letting us be a part of their day! We had so much fun reading to the kids and teaching them that even saving can be fun! #TeachChildrenToSave

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate by signing up for eDocs and get your statements electronically. Save paper and save time by getting your eDocs sooner than mailed statements. It's a win-win for the trees and for you! Member FDIC

Wishing you and your family the very best on this Easter Sunday.

Warmer weather means the need for colder drinks. Keep yours extra cool with our koozie and be entered for a chance to win prizes at the same time! Just post a pic of your Bank of Advance koozie and tag it with #KOOZIEONTHEMOVE. Be sure to make your post public so we can see it!

Give blood and give life. Stop by the Bank of Advance Blood Drive on Friday, April 26 from 1 PM - 5 PM in the Advance Lending Center parking lot. Call us at 573-722-3517 to make an appointment or visit and search for the sponsor code: BankofAdvance

Nicole Thomas, a senior at Southeastern High School, presented her experiences as a Bank of Advance employee and participant of the work study program at the Southeastern Work Study Banquet on Wednesday, April 10. Nicole will be attending John Wood Community College in the fall and we are beyond excited that she has decided to continue working at the Bank of Advance during her college career!

[04/14/19]   Due to the weather, we will move our Easter Egg Hunt indoors to the Chaffee High School Activity Center. See you there!

Don’t forget to hop by our Easter Egg Hunt today at 2PM at the Chaffee High School Football Field. If it’s raining, we will move our hunt inside to the Activity Center. Rain or shine, the hunt must go on!

Our #FunFriday continues with #TeachChildrenToSave day! We got to talk money & saving with some young savers at Bell City, Chaffee, Delta & Southeastern elementary schools. We are so proud to participate in the American Bankers Association Teach Children to Save program. It’s never too early to learn the importance of saving! Missouri Bankers Association

Who's hungry? Stop by our Dexter branch and pick up some homemade goodies to get your #FunFriday started right! Proceeds will benefit the Stoddard County Relay for Life.

We can help you get where you want to go with an auto loan that's perfect for you. Member FDIC & Equal Housing Lender

6 Tips for Successful Spring Cleaning

The biggest chore of the year is here: spring cleaning. From cleaning the gutters to going through your closet, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by all you have to do. Make this process simple and easy this year by using this helpful checklist. The flowers are blooming, the birds are serenading, and our house still feels like it's stuck with winter blues. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer.

For all you accountants out there, only 8 days left until the best day of the year: April 16th! For everyone else, only 7 days left to procrastinate! Good luck to those who have yet to file and congrats to those who are done! #taxdayisalmosthere

Bowen folks! Come celebrate Community Banking Month with us all month long! Visit our BOWEN branch to enter for a chance to win a TV or STL Cardinals tickets. Also, enjoy snacks & small prizes each Friday in April. Stop by our Bowen branch for more info! #CommunityBankingMonth

Strike out the scammers and hit your security out of the park with these tips to avoid being a victim of identity theft, and learn what to do if it happens to you.

What better way to get kids to eat vegetables than to trick them into it! Check out these ingenious April Fool's Day lollipops and other ways to make this day unforgettable. #AprilFools

Rita Winters & Nicole Thomas from our Bowen branch got the opportunity to talk with students from 5 area schools today at the Spring Job & Career Fair at Southeastern High School. We're sure some of those students are destined to be future bankers!

10 Tips To Stay Safe Online | McAfee Blogs

Identity theft is easier to prevent than it is to fix. If you surf the web a lot, here are a few tips you should use to stay secure. With hacks, scams, malware and more, the Internet can feel like a dangerous place these days. And, the recent proliferation of devices, from smartphones and tablets to Internet-connected appliances, has opened us up to even greater risks. But the good news is that by taking just a small handful of s...

If your card is stolen or missing, Shazam Bolt$ allows you to block or unblock your own card to protect yourself from possible fraud. Download the Shazam Bolt$ app or visit the website to register your Bank of Advance debit card:

Newbie Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Are you new to the investing game? There's always going to be some trial and error when it comes to investing, but you might be able to avoid some rookie mistakes. You're bound to make a few rookie errors when trying out anything for the first time, whether it's making homemade greek yogurt, growing heirloom tomatoes, or learning to drive. After all, learning is a process, and trial and error is a large part of that painful-yet essential-process.

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