Small Business Owners Have a Chance to Dream Big. Grow Here. And Win $15,000.

Dream Big. Grow Here. is a contest for Iowa entrepreneurs created by the University of Northern Iowa and sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association. Currently, Iowa entrepreneurs from across the state are competing in 10 regional contests for the chance to win $5,000. The winners from the regional contests “pitch” their business concept for a chance to win a statewide grand prize of $10,000 to be awarded this spring during EntreFest. Click here to learn more about the contest.


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Eighth grader named 2015 Money Smart Kid
Katherine Currier, an eighth grader at Goodrell Middle School, has won the statewide financial literacy essay contest for Money Smart Week Iowa. learn more
Iowa Schools Receive $1,000 Award for Project Financial Literacy Participation
Ten Iowa schools have been selected to receive a $1,000 award from the Iowa Bankers Association and its member banks learn more
2015 IBA Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award-Boys
Four Iowa high school students received the 2015 Iowa Bankers Association’s Student Athlete Achievement Award during the Iowa High School Boys State Basketball Tournament learn more
Iowa Students Receive 2015 Iowa Bankers Association Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award at Girls State Basketball Tournament
Five Iowa high school students received the 2015 Iowa Bankers Association’s Student Athlete Achievement Award during the Iowa High School Girls State Basketball Tournament on March 6-7 in Des Moines. learn more
Wrestler Receives IBA Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award
Nathan Fritz, a senior at Sigourney Community Schools, received the 2015 Iowa Bankers Association’s Student Athlete Achievement Award during the Iowa high school state wrestling tournament on Feb. 21 in Des Moines. learn more
Six Iowa Student Athletes to receive IBA Scholarships
Six Iowa student athletes will be honored with the Iowa Bankers Association Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award during the Iowa high school state football championships Nov. 20-21 in Cedar Falls. learn more
Iowa Student Athletes to receive IBA Scholarships
Six Iowa student athletes will be honored with the Iowa Bankers Association Student Athlete Achievement Scholarship Award during the Iowa high school state football championships Nov. 21-22 in Cedar Falls. learn more
Health Care Reform
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will bring about many changes with health care and insurance in the near future. learn more
How the Government Shutdown Affects Bank Customers
The government shutdown has raised a few questions about what it may mean for individual consumers. learn more
Navigating the New Health Insurance Marketplace
As federal and state agencies prepare for the Health Insurance Marketplace rollout under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)... learn more

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