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How the SECURE Act is Impacting Retirement

On December 20, 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (know as the SECURE Act) was signed into law. Though the Act covers a lot of ground, it contains provisions intended to give … Read more

Securely Configure your New Devices

The holiday season is here, which means shopping for the latest gadget is in full swing. With the large number of discounts that are available, you may end up buying a smart device. As impressive as … Read more

Remodel your Home for the Holidays

A home remodeling project doesn’t have to turn your holiday season upside down. With planning, you can be ready to host family and friends for the holidays. Before you put hammers and saws to work, consider … Read more

Thank a Farmer Today

Farm producers in our region are facing a challenging harvest this year — wet, muddy and rut-filled fields from unseasonably early snow and lots of rain, making it a herculean effort to lift beets out of … Read more

Visit American Federal Bank at Big Iron

Come visit your American Federal Ag and Business Bankers at the Big Iron Farm Show September 10-12 at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. Stop by our booth (C-14/C-15) in the Expo Center. The 39th … Read more

Introducing Personal Financial Manager

Every step matters when it comes to your financial future. To make every step count, a comprehensive understanding of your finances can help you control your budget, monitor your spending and get you where you want … Read more

Patrick Stadum Joins Fargo Downtown Sales Office

Patrick J. Stadum has been named Associate Banker at the Fargo Downtown Sales Office. Patrick joined American Federal in 2017 as an Associate Banker at the East Grand Forks Sales Office Patrick is graduate of the University of North Dakota (UND) … Read more

American Federal Is a Top Ag Lender

American Federal is ranked a “Top 100 Ag Lender” by the American Banker Association (ABA). Quarterly, the ABA ranks financial institutions across America based on ag loan volume and concentration. American Federal has been listed as … Read more

Roger Erbes Completes Graduate Banking School

Roger L. Erbes, Moorhead and Wahpeton Market President, has graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC). Erbes was among 156 graduates of the Class of 2019. It was the 69th Annual School Session … Read more

Community Service Extends to Guatemala

American Federal Ag and Business Banker Paige Craigmile joined a team of professionals from the Midwest on a Rotary International-led service project to build a new school in Zacualpa, Quiche, Guatemala. Wahpeton-Breckenridge Rotary also donated a large … Read more

Need Room to Grow? Should you Buy? Refinance?

If the recent drop in mortgage rates has you thinking about buying a new home or refinancing your current home, there’s more to consider than the numbers. If you are not sure it’s the right move … Read more

Paige Craigmile Promoted to Ag and Business Banker

Paige C. Craigmile has been promoted to Ag and Business Banker at American Federal Bank in Wahpeton. Paige joined American Federal in 2016 as an Associate at the bank’s Fargo Downtown Sales Office. She was promoted to … Read more