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Education & Tools

Successful management of your finances starts with knowledge and access to tools that can strengthen financial wellness.

From credit monitoring and identity protection to recognizing fraud, empowering yourself with financial education and tools is a fundamental start.

StarTribune Best Bank Award

We serve customers nationwide, but we’re proud to be named “Best Bank” and “Best Ag Lender” in our home state of Minnesota, two years in a row, by readers of the Star Tribune.

Education&Tools

Credit Reports and Tracking

Credit management can affect all aspects of your life. Major life milestones, such as starting a business or exploring new career opportunities, are impacted by credit, along with your enjoyment of life and the fulfillment of goals.

My Credit Manager is a FREE tool in StearnsConnect that keeps you in control of your credit.

EXPLORE MY CREDIT MANAGER
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Identity Protection

At a time when scams, fraud and identity theft are increasingly prevalent, protecting yourself is essential. ID Protection is a FREE tool built to keep you and your information safe and secure.

EXPLORE ID PROTECTION
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Fraud: What Experts Need You to Know

Online shopping, remote business operations, digital currency exchange – these are exciting and convenient times. However, if we’re not careful, online convenience can become a fraudster’s playground.

Our experts track fraud trends and the latest prevention measures to keep you safe. Learn what to watch for and how to avoid becoming a victim with fraud notices and our Fraud Friday video series.

See FINANCIAL FRAUD PREVENTION

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 Top 100
Listed among the Monitor 100 largest equipment finance companies.
American Banker Best Banks to Work For
Ranked in the top third on American Banker's Best Banks to Work For Listing.
Best Bank - StarTribune Minnesota's Best
Named Minnesota’s Best Bank & Best Ag Lender, two years in a row, by readers of the Star Tribune.
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