On Thin Ice: The Truth About Fish Houses

It’s that time of year again where the outdoorsmen (and women) in our area put away the boats and golf clubs and take out the skis and ice fishing gear. As you prepare for your first winter fishing trip, you will want to make sure you are able to answer the question “am I covered?” Many people believe their homeowners insurance will provide protection while ice fishing but that is not always the case. The answer to the question “am I covered” may be more involved than you think.


Tips for a Safe, Secure Online Shopping Experience

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) and Bank Forward offer consumers the following tips to consider if they are planning to make any of their holiday purchases online.


Bank Forward Salutes its Vets

Bank Forward is honored to share the stories of two employee-veterans for Veterans Day. We are grateful for their service to our country and that of all veterans.


Smoke Detector Safety and Holiday Fire Prevention

Loss prevention tips for all your home matters provided by Alicia Driscoll, MBA. Alicia is a personal lines insurance agent at Insure Forward, Grand Forks.


The Redesigned $100 Bill

On Tuesday, October 8th, the Federal Reserve began supplying financial institutions with a redesigned $100 note that incorporates new security features to deter counterfeiters and help businesses and consumers tell whether a note is genuine.



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