Scholarship Post 2018

Win a $1,000 Scholarship!

Applications due March 16

We know how expensive school can get. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the South Dakota Bankers Foundation again this year to give away five $1,000 scholarships! The best part? There’s no writing on your end! We’d rather you SHOW us what you’re passionate about. Get all the details on how you can win $1,000 […]


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Review Estate Plans in 2018

Ask A Trust Officer

Dear Trust Officer: “I heard that the exemption from the federal estate tax has doubled. What does this mean for my estate plans?” —Following Up Dear Following: Whenever there is a major change in the federal taxation of estates and gifts, that moment is a good one for the review of estate plans already in […]


Winter farm

Cultivate Your Future

Featuring Roger Wallace and Jeff Beal

Don’t miss your chance to learn valuable information, network, and enjoy great food at this year’s Cultivate Your Future event. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Hilton Garden Inn – South Registration begins at 10 a.m. To RSVP, please call Kari at (605) 335-5110 by February 21. Meat Production | Roger Wallace Roger has worked as a […]


2017 #FNBGiveFirst

2017 #FNBGiveFirst Winners

Top 4 to Receive $2,500 Each

For the 5th year in a row, we asked you to help us decide which 4 non-profits should receive a $2,500 charitable gift. That’s a total of $10,000! From November 8 to this past Friday, nominations flooded in on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The leaderboards changed hourly, and with more than 100 organizations nominated and […]


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Bitcoin and Taxes

Bitcoin, the popular digital currency, went on a tear in 2017, rising in value by 900% in the first 11 months. More and more investors are now taking notice. On November 30, The Wall Street Journal ran a front-page article, “Bitcoin Mania: Even Grandma Is In.” On the advice of her grandson, Rita Scott invested […]


2017 #FNBGiveFirst

#FNBGiveFirst Update

Top 20 Leaderboard

Who made it on our Top 20 Leaderboard this week? You have 9 days left to vote, so there’s still some time. Get your vote(s) in on Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram! TOP 20 McCrossan Boys Ranch (20) Bishop Dudley Hospitality House Siouxland Renaissance Make-A-Wish South Dakota Sioux Falls CASA St. Francis House (15) Sioux Empire […]


The Importance of Shopping Local

Shop Small Saturday in Brandon

The weekend after Thanksgiving has been secured as Shop Small Saturday and marks the beginning of the “holiday hustle and bustle.” Amanda Christopherson and Chrystal Rothenberger are sure they can help you cross some people off your list. Two award-winning boutiques reside in Brandon, a town of approximately 10,000. Beautique and The Paisley Pod are […]


2017 #FNBGiveFirst

#FNBGiveFirst Update

Top 20 Leaderboard

Is your favorite non-profit in the Top 20? The rankings change by the hour, so there’s still plenty of time. Get your vote(s) in on Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram! TOP 20 REACH Literacy (20) Bishop Dudley Hospitality House Siouxland Renaissance Make-A-Wish South Dakota Sioux Falls CASA St. Francis House (15) Sioux Empire Fair Hope Reins […]


2017 #FNBGiveFirst

#FNBGiveFirst Update

Top 20 Leaderboard

Let’s find out which non-profits made it to the Top 20 this week! If you have yet to vote, there’s still plenty of time. Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram to vote for your favorite non-profit using the hashtag #FNBGiveFirst! TOP 20 Make-A-Wish South Dakota (20) Shift115 Worship Collective Sioux Falls CASA McCrossan […]


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Ask A Trust Officer

Insurance and Divorce

Beneficiary designations — for life insurance or retirement plans, for example — are an often overlooked aspect of estate planning. A change in life circumstances may suggest a need to change those beneficiaries. Beneficiary designations can be the source of estate litigation, as a recent case demonstrates. Greg and Rebecca Lee had been married for […]