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FSB set to sponsor Money Smart Week Poster Contest

March 24, 2017
Traer Star-Clipper

Farmers Savings Bank & Trust of Traer, in conjunction with Community Bankers of Iowa (CBI) is once again sponsoring the Money Smart Week Poster Contest to motivate elementary school studendts to learn about money. For showing Iowa bankers what they know about money, students in 2nd through 6th grades have the chance to win either a $600 Certificate of Deposit (1st Prize), or a $300 Certificate of Deposit (2nd & 3rd Prizes). Farmers Savings Bank & Trust will also award $50 to a North Tama County School student.

As part of Money Smart Week 2017, elementary students can submit poster designs to participating community banks across Iowa. Posters should answer the questions: "Why is it important to know about money?"

Participating elementary students should submit their poster designs to Farmers Savings Bank & Trust in Traer by April 18, 2017. Posters will be displayed in the bank throughout Money Smart Week. Winners will be chosen by May 15, 2017. Complete rules & submission guidelines are available at

Throughout Money Smart Week (April 22-29, 2017), participating community groups, financial institutions, government agencies, educational organizations, and financial experts will host free educational events to help Iowans of all ages learn to better manage their personal finances. More information about Money Smart Week - including a full calendar of events - is available at



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