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Community Banking with a Difference. Reaching Out: One Branch, One City, One Community at a Time...

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Community banking at Astra Bank takes on a far deeper meaning beyond just serving the local community with banking products and services. We take our motto of “deep roots, deeper commitment” very seriously. It would be wonderful if we could centralize our community outreach efforts and manage everything in one place, but we recognize that this is neither feasible nor advantageous to the communities we serve. And that is why we place the onus of community involvement on our different branches and their staff. Location managers are empowered to scout suitable opportunities within their local community where the branch and its staff team can reach out, lend a hand and make a difference. 

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Tought Times Don't Last... Tough People Do!

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

That’s the way the saying goes. And here at Astra Bank, we can tell you that it is true. We continue to share with you the insights and interesting stories we gathered from our Chairman, Richard Campbell a few days ago. 

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Winning Trust with Customers, Sometimes it Means Taking a Chance!

Kyle Campbell - Wednesday, January 16, 2013

We hope you are enjoying this series of blog posts covering excerpts from our recent chat with Richard Campbell, Chairman of Astra Bank.  

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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.  

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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.   

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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 

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