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Checking and savings accounts backed by personal service

You’ve been through ups, downs, trials and triumphs. You’ve come a long way. And you’re only getting stronger. Keep going with banking that’s simple, smart and rewarding.

Whether it's live support from helpful experts, full online banking capabilities or uncomplicated account options, everything you need is in one place to help you reach your goals.

Checking | Market Savings | CDs | Business Lending

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StarTribune Best Bank Award

While our reach spans across the nation, our roots are in Minnesota. That’s where we’ve been named “Best Bank” and “Best Ag Lender” by readers of the Star Tribune.

Stearns Bank business checking and savings
BusinessSmart Checking

BusinessSmart Checking

Adaptability and accessibility matter more than ever. Make cash flow simple and successful with an FDIC-insured BusinessSmart™ checking account. It moves with your business, earns interest and cash back, and has no hidden fees.

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BusinessSmart Market Savings

BusinessSmart Market Savings

In business, and in life, saving for the unexpected and for the next big goal is essential. Prepare your business and protect your personal savings with an FDIC-insured BusinessSmart market savings account. It earns interest, has no hidden fees and no minimum balance.

See our blog: 5 Reasons to Separate Your Savings Accounts

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Certificates of Deposits (CDs)

Certificates Of Deposit

Setting money aside today has its long-term benefits. An FDIC-insured CD with simple term options can maximize your business deposits. Watch interest grow over the life of the CD with the innovative StearnsConnect online banking service.

See our blog: CDs vs. Savings Accounts: Which One Is Right For You?

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Business cash management tools

Business Cash Management Tools

Cash management tools make it easier for your customers to do business with you. Make them happy, repeat customers by offering them convenient payment options like remote deposit, ACH transactions, wire transfers, mobile deposits and Bill Pay.

See our blog: Merchant Services Deliver on Convenience and Security

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Autobooks

Get paid faster

Autobooks is an online service that makes it easy for customers to pay you and efficiently manage your accounts receivable.

  • Send invoices directly to your customer's inbox
  • Accept on-the-spot electronic payments
  • Offer convenient online payment options
  • Deposit payments directly into your checking account
  • Review customer payment activity – who has paid, who still owes money

Send yourself a sample invoice, schedule a 10-minute demo and more.

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Autobooks - invoicing software for your Stearns Bank business account
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Financial Fraud Protection

Stearns Bank program recognizes latest scams

Anyone can fall victim to financial fraud. Fraud schemes are becoming more sophisticated and difficult to detect. Stearns Bank has a robust fraud prevention program to monitor threats and take action. If we notice suspicious or unusual activity on your business or personal accounts, we will intervene to help prevent financial loss. Contact us if you suspect fraudulent activity on your Stearns Bank account.

See our blog on fraud prevention programs at Stearns Bank.

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Fraud prevention program at Stearns Bank
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Small Business Loans

Financing to fuel your growth

The thinkers, movers and changers across the United States continue making the world more connected and productive. Through start-ups, acquisitions, remodels, expansions and so much more, we're proud to be part of your success story.

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Stearns Bank business loans
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The Stearns Bank Difference

  • Check markRecognized national top-performing bank
  • Check markWell-positioned for any economic climate
  • Check markEmployee-owned, customer-driven
  • Check markPersonal service from real people
  • Check markGuidance from dedicated experts
  • Check markNationwide lending and banking services

Stearns Bank Awards

At Stearns Bank, our personal service, sense of urgency, strong financial management and consistent performance are recognized nationally.

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)
Recognized as one of the top-performing banks in the nation by Independent Community Bankers of America.
Monitor 100
Listed among the Monitor 100 largest equipment finance companies.
American Banker
Ranked as one of the top-performing banks in the nation, in its peer group, by American Banker magazine.
Best Bank - StarTribune Minnesota's Best
Named Minnesota’s Best Bank and Best Ag Lender by readers of the Star Tribune.

Small Business Matters

Finding Payment Systems To Help Your Customers Pay Your Business

We look at how to set up a digital customer payment system that will benefit your business and please your customers.

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Finding Payment Systems To Help Your Customers Pay Your Business
StearnsConnect online and mobile banking

Bank Anytime, Anywhere

Whether you're on the go or taking care of business in the middle of the night, online and mobile banking through StearnsConnect puts the when and where of finances into your hands.

  • Check balances, transactions and deposits
  • Customize email and text alerts
  • View online statements
  • Transfer funds
  • Pay bills and schedule payments
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Business Banking Resources

Finding Payment Systems To Help Your Customers Pay Your Business

10/14/2021
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Staying Ahead Of Small Business COVID-19 Scams

09/30/2021
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Stearns Bank, Skalicky Collaborate On OCC's Project REACh

08/18/2021
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Good Habits for Secure Online Banking

08/12/2021
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Break Even Analysis Calculator

The break even analysis calculator is designed to demonstrate how many units of your product must be sold to make a profit.
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Business Debt Consolidation Calculator

Should you consolidate your debt? This calculator is designed to help determine if debt consolidation is right for you.
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Certificate of Deposit Calculator

Use this calculator to find out how much interest you can earn on a Certificate of Deposit (CD).
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Commercial Loan Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate your debt service coverage with a new commercial loan.
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