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100 Years and Counting… Customer Service is a Tradition at Astra Bank

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Astra Bank has been serving the community since 1911. More than a hundred years later, if there’s one thing that remains the same as it was back then is our commitment to customer service excellence. One of the questions we asked Richard Campbell, our Chairman in a recent chat was about what has helped the bank to be successful through the changing times and economic conditions. Richard’s answer was simple: “Good old-fashioned values.” Text


Excerpts from a Chat with Richard Campbell, Chairman, Astra Bank

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, January 02, 2013

The marketing team here at Astra Bank recently chatted with Richard Campbell, Chairman of our bank. We asked him a few questions and Richard spoke to us at length about the history and his times with the bank. In a succinct series of blog posts, we are excited to share with you some excerpts from this chat. You’ll read about interesting anecdotes and trace the traditions and roots of a bank deeply rooted in service to the community. We’ll take you through the significant changes that have impacted the banking and financial services industry and how you as customers have always remained the steadfast focus of our operations.  Text


Join Us For Our Christmas Open Houses This Holiday Season!

Kyle Campbell - Saturday, November 24, 2012

As they say... "Tis the Season" and it's that time of year again. All of us  here at Astra Bank are excited about our upcoming Open House events and hope you're able to make it. Depending on the location, you'll be able to enjoy hot cocoa or spiced cider along with a variety of holiday treats. Text


Lending Tips for Home, Business and Agricultural Loans

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Buying your first home, financing a business or need a line of credit to finance farm operations? Here are some lending tips to increase your chances of success and reduce your stress.   Text


Tips for Shopping Online Securely - How to Secure Your Internet Purchases

Kyle Campbell - Friday, August 10, 2012

Shopping online securely lowers the risk of identity theft and fraudulent transactions. The convenience of making purchases via the Internet is one of the main reasons for its growing popularity. You don’t have to wait for store hours or navigate through traffic to go shopping. Text


Is Your Big Bank Charging Excessive Fees for Checking Accounts?

Kyle Campbell - Tuesday, August 07, 2012

You Can Still Enjoy ‘Free Service’ at Your Local Community Bank Text


Astra Bank’s 10th Annual Customer Appreciation Golf Event

Kyle Campbell - Monday, July 30, 2012

Agricultural, Business and Insurance Clients Enjoy Golfing and Luncheon  Text


Internet Banking and Online Security - What Can You Do to Protect Your Account?

Kyle Campbell - Thursday, July 05, 2012

Even as banks promote e-Statements and the convenience of Internet transactions, concern about online security has some customers still holding off from e-Banking. Protecting your information and transactions is high priority for most financial institutions and they have implemented advanced security measures to reduce the risk of fraudulent activities. However, as a customer you have an equal role to play in ensuring safe banking. Text


What’s the “E” in E-Statements?

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Easy, Enhanced View, Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Email Updates…! Text


It’s Green, It’s Clean, It’s What We All Love…And It’s Not Money It’s Our PLANET!

Kyle Campbell - Monday, June 11, 2012

As a bank, we can’t help think about it... we are in the money business. Yes, green is indeed the color of money and don’t we all crave to see more of it? BUT, there is a bigger, more worthy and universally beneficial “green” that we need to strive for; and that is contributing to save the environment and our beautiful planet.  Text


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