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  • College Parents: Don’t Leave Money on the Table!

    01/20/22 / Anita Drentlaw

    My daughter Kayla’s post-graduation plans are taking shape. She looked at several great schools, including both private and public, starting the summer before her junior year. At first, I thought that may be too early, but I quickly determined that visiting schools is tiring and there is so much information to consider. I am glad we started when we did.

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  • Spot and Stop Messaging Attacks


    Smishing (a portmanteau word combining SMS and phishing) are attacks that occur when cyber attackers use SMS, texting, or similar messaging technologies to trick you into taking an action you should not take. Perhaps they fool you into providing your credit card details, get you to call a phone number to get your banking information, or convince you to fill out an online survey to harvest your personal information. Just like in email phishing attacks, cyber criminals often play on your emotions

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  • Top Cybersecurity Tips for Vacations


    As the holiday season approaches, millions of people will be traveling. If you are among the many, here are some tips to help keep you cyber savvy and safe.

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  • Achieving – and Continuing – Our Quest to be an Employer of Excellence

    11/09/21 / Anita Drentlaw

    Even prior to COVID-19, the competition for team members who can serve our customers to our high standards was intense. That competition has intensified as many people re-evaluated their career priorities and employment desires during the pandemic. Businesses everywhere are extremely short staffed, to the point of affecting their operations.

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  • Shopping Online Securely


    The holiday season is nearing. Soon millions of people will be looking to buy the perfect gifts, and many of us will shop online. Unfortunately, cyber criminals will be active as well, creating fake shopping websites and other online shopping scams to steal your information or money. Learn how you can find good deals without becoming a victim.

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  • New Visual Identity Honors Our Past and Carries Us into the Future

    10/25/21 / Anita Drentlaw

    On June 10th, the 116th anniversary of New Market Bank, my father (Bob Vogel), my sister (Karen Ramola), several other family and team members and I had the privilege of unveiling a new visual identity for the bank – a new logo that honors our past and will carry us into the future.

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  • Avoid the Most Common Email Mistakes


    Email is still one of the primary ways we communicate, both in our personal and professional lives. However, quite often we can be our own worst enemy when using email. Here are the most common mistakes people make with email and how to avoid them.

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  • Preparing for College. (Gulp!)


    It’s so hard to believe my daughter Kayla is a senior in high school. How can this be? It feels like yesterday when we put her on the bus for kindergarten!

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  • One Simple Step to Securing Your Accounts


    Does it seem like cyber criminals have a magic wand for getting into your email or bank accounts and there’s nothing you can do to stop them? Wouldn’t it be great if there was one single step you could take that would help protect your from cyber criminals and let you securely make the most of technology? While no sole step will stop all cyber criminals, one of the most important steps you can take is to enable something called two-factor authentication (sometimes called 2FA, two-step verificati

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  • I Was Born for This!

    08/26/21 / Anita Drentlaw

    I recently took on a role I’ve been preparing for my entire life. While I gained the CEO title at New Market Bank mid-June, that’s not the role to which I’m referring. Earlier this month, I became the 2021-22 chairperson of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM). I am honored to be just the second woman to serve as chair and to be the first daughter to follow in her father’s footsteps as chair.

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  • Securely Using the Cloud


    You may have heard of a concept called “the cloud.” This means using a service provider on the internet to store and manage your data. Examples include creating documents on Google Docs, accessing email in Microsoft O365, sharing files via Dropbox, or storing your pictures on Apple’s iCloud. While you access and synchronize your data from multiple devices anywhere in the world and share your information with anyone you want, you often do not know and cannot control where your data is physically

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  • Securing Your Mobile Devices


    Mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games, and perform a myriad of other activities. Since these devices are such an important part of your life, it is essential to keep you and your devices safe and secure.

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  • Securely Using Mobile Apps


    Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches, have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes these devices so powerful are the thousands of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, communicate and share with others, train and educate, or just have more fun. Here are steps you can take to securely use and make the most of today’s mobile apps.

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  • New Market Bank Named Employer of Excellence by Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board


    Local, family-owned New Market Bank with locations in Lakeville, Prior Lake and Elko New Market, was recently named one of the area’s Employers of Excellence by the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board. The bank was one of 10 area organizations recognized based on employee retention, compensation and training practices.

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  • Vishing – Phone Call Attacks and Scams


    When you think of a cyber criminal you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer, launching sophisticated attacks over the internet. While some of today’s cyber criminals do use advanced technologies, many simply use the phone to trick their victims.

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  • New Market Bank Promotes Long-Time Team Members Ramola and Martin


    Local, family-owned New Market Bank with locations in Lakeville, Prior Lake and Elko New Market, announced today the promotions of Karen Ramola and Robin Martin to vice president of retail banking and assistant vice president of human resources, respectively.

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  • New Market Bank Contributes Nearly $30,000 to the Community in 2020


    Local, family-owned New Market Bank with locations in Lakeville, Prior Lake and Elko New Market, announced today that it contributed $29,685 to local nonprofit organizations, schools and community initiatives during 2020. The total, an increase of nearly $10,000 over 2019 community giving, includes bank donations, donations by employees and customers, which the bank matched, and sponsorships of various fundraising events and special requests. Over and above its financial contributions, New Marke

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  • New Market Bank Adds Fifth-Generation Family Member to Team


    Family-owned New Market Bank, with principal offices in Lakeville, has hired Mikayla Drentlaw as a student teller. Drentlaw is the great-great granddaughter of Arnold Vogel, who took over the bank as president in 1913, and the daughter of current President Anita (Vogel) Drentlaw, CPA. The announcement comes as the bank marked its 115th anniversary on Thursday, June 10, 2020.

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  • New Market Bank Helps Nearly 180 Small Businesses Access Paycheck Protection Program in First-Round of Funding


    “As a community bank, New Market Bank wants to help any eligible business in our area access relief programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program,” said Anita Drentlaw, CPA, president of New Market Bank. “As a small business ourselves, New Market Bank knows the challenges small businesses face. We’re committed to helping them and our communities remain as economically strong as possible through these tough times.”

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  • New Market Bank and ICBA: Build Wealth, Not Debt


    Locally owned New Market Bank, with principal offices in Lakeville, and The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) want to remind consumers during America Saves Week that building a nest egg can help alleviate stress and provide additional financial security during times of unexpected financial hardship.

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