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American Bank & Trust Appoints New Board Members

American Bank & Trust is proud to welcome two new members to their Board of Directors. Dennis Daugaard joined the AB&T Board in January. Mr. Daugaard brings significant executive experience to the Board having served 8 years as South Dakota’s 32nd Governor....

Does shopping local really matter? In a word, Yes!

Shop local and support small businesses. We hear the cries frequently and are likely to support them… in theory. It’s just that clicking a mouse is so much quicker, and those big box stores offer bells and whistles aplenty. After all, who doesn’t like to stay in your...

Year-End Tax Planning and Changes That Affect You

It’s a whole new ball game this year when it comes to how you pay taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted in December 2017 is going to change tax planning for many, many taxpayers this year. You may be one of them. American Bank & Trust thinks it’s important you...

Certificate of Deposit: The Gift That Gives Back

There are many benefits to getting a Certificate of Deposit for your child. Christmas is coming. And while there will probably be other gifts under the tree, the gifts of a CD keep on giving.   Why start a CD now, and why at Christmas? There are a number of...

Fall Harvest is a Great Time for Ag Lending

This time of year, ag lending may not be at the top of the priority list. With a lot of summer moisture and a late planting season, all hands are on deck to get the crop in. American Bank & Trust understands that. We also understand that fall is a great time to...

Advancements in Banking Technology

Running a business has never been easier thanks to advancements in banking technology. If you’re managing a business and frequently find yourself at the bank, it’s time to step out of line. Gone are the days when you had to hop in the car and drive to your local...

Gift Taxes Q&A

The gift tax is a tax on the transfer of property by one individual to another while receiving nothing, or less than full value, in return. The tax applies whether the donor intends the transfer to be a gift or not. The gift tax applies to the transfer by gift of any...

Back to School Shopping Tips

American Bank & Trust knows that back to school shopping adds up. It can take a bite out of your budget this time of year. We have a few tips to help you save, earn rewards and benefit your community.   Get Buzz Points Buzz Points is a debit card reward...

Benefits of A Revocable Living Trust

Celebrated author and journalist Tom Wolfe died in May at the age of 88. He wrote The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and The Bonfire of the Vanities, among many other notable works. Wolfe was survived by a wife and two children. His Will left his tangible personal...

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