Be Aware of Fake Text Messages

Alert: BankVista is aware of text messages appearing to alert you of your debit card being locked due to fraud. This is a phishing attempt and NOT from BankVista! Do not call the phone number or click the link in the text.
 
If you receive an email or a text message that appears to be from your bank, credit card company, or anyone else requesting that you take action, pick up the phone and dial a verified phone number. Don't call the number that sent you the text, be aware that cybercriminals are attempting to defraud you. 
 
As a reminder: 
  • Do Not Click on Links in Text Messages or Emails
  • Do Not Call the Phone Number in the Message
  • Never Share Your Account or Debit Card Number
  • Never Share Your PIN
  • Never Share Your Online Banking Credentials
Resources to Help Avoid Scams
Fraud Watch Network Scams are only one eample of thousands of scams, the following goverment sites are resources to help you recognizing common signs of a scam and could help you avoid one.
 
Federal Trade Commision Consumer Advice
 
 
Don't Click, CONFIRM IT
Call BankVista at 320-257-1959
 

Lender of the Year for MBFC

The Minnesota Business Finance Corporation has chosen Dan Nygaard as its Individual Lender of the Year for the upcoming fiscal year! Dan has won five times in the past seven years: 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, and 2022! This was based on SBA 504 program loans that were approved.
Dan, congratulations!


2022 Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year

BankVista is pleased to announce that for the 7th consecutive year we have been named a (2022) Minnesota SBA Lender of the Year by the US Small Business Administration's Minnesota District office! We take pride in assisting businesses with SBA loans and other solutions that they need to survive, grow, and thrive. We appreciate our wonderful clients and referral sources for helping us maintain this position of excellence. Thank You to our wonderful team, we do not take your outstanding efforts for granted!


BankVista Named Top 200 Workplaces by Star Tribune 

BankVista is honored to be named a Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune!  Among the hundreds of employers that participated in this rigorous program, it is an honor to be placed in this category.  Especially since the judges were our employees!

 

Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health, and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 79,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.     

 

BankVista humbly thanks our employees for their talent and hard work!  Our team is a made up of so many wonderful people who constantly strive to do the right thing(s) supporting each other and our clients.


The Top-Performing Community Banks of 2021

For the full article visit: Independent Banker Top Performing Community Banks  


Consumer Alerts

Learn more about the latest consumer advice, scams, and what you can do to protect yourself with the Federal Trade Commisions Consumer Advice website! 

Consumer Alerts By The FTC


Joe Prodinsky Named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer for Home Improvement Loans

Joe Prodinsky, Vice President Retail Banking, was named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer by Minnesota Housing for his Fix Up home improvement loan production during 2021!                                                                                   

Minnesota Housing is a state agency that works with loan officers like Prodinsky to provide affordable loans for home remodeling, repairs, energy efficiency upgrades and accessibility improvements. Homeowners can access the Fix Up Loan Program to receive loans from $2,000 to $75,000 with fixed interest rates and secured and unsecured options. More information and eligibility requirements are available at www.mnhousing.gov. In addition to home improvement loans, Minnesota Housing also offers homebuyer loans and finances multifamily housing across the state.


Shred Event, Friday, April 22, 2022

Protect your identity and bring your paper items to BankVista's lobby for safe shredding. 
Free shred event, open during lobby hours, available to the community.