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Home Equity Loans Council Bluffs IA

Home equity loans are loans in which the borrower uses their home’s equity as collateral. When paying for major expenses, such as home repairs, medical bills, or college, this type of loan is useful. For more information on home equity loans, check the listings below.

U.S. Bank - Manawa Branch
(800) 872-2657
350 - 34th Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.95. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM after 2 uses per month. (Fee does not apply to all accounts.) (Not all accounts provide this fee waiver.)
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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U.S. Bank - Westside Branch
(800) 872-2657
2901 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.95. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM after 2 uses per month. (Fee does not apply to all accounts.) (Not all accounts provide this fee waiver.)
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Great Western Bank - 1707 Madison Ave Branch
Call Your Nearest Branch
1707 Madison Ave
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $8.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.00 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM. No fee from withdrawals at US Bank or Wells Fargo ATMs.
Surcharge fee: Surcharge-free ATM access is available at all US Bank and Wells Fargo ATM locations.
Services
Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Unlimited Checks

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U.S. Bank - Council Bluffs Main Branch
(800) 872-2657
421 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.95. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM after 2 uses per month. (Fee does not apply to all accounts.) (Not all accounts provide this fee waiver.)
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Wells Fargo - Omaha Main Branch
(866) 245-3452
1919 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $30.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM.
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Bank of the West - Lake Manawa - Council Bluffs
(800) 488-2265
531 30th Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.00 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM.
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Great Western Bank - 509 W Broadway Branch
Call Your Nearest Branch
509 W. Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $8.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.00 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM. No fee from withdrawals at US Bank or Wells Fargo ATMs.
Surcharge fee: Surcharge-free ATM access is available at all US Bank and Wells Fargo ATM locations.
Services
Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Unlimited Checks

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U.S. Bank - Council Bluffs Mall Branch
(800) 872-2657
1745 Madison Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.95. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM after 2 uses per month. (Fee does not apply to all accounts.) (Not all accounts provide this fee waiver.)
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Wells Fargo - Eppley Airport Mb Branch
(866) 245-3452
4407 Abbott Drive
Omaha, NE
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $30.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.50 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM.
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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Bank of the West - 20th & Harney Branch
(800) 488-2265
1921 Harney Street
Omaha, NE
ATM Fees
monthly fee: Monthly service fees range from $0 to $10.00. See institution about how these monthly fees can be waived.
ATM fee note: There is a $2.00 fee each time you use a non-affiliated ATM.
Services
Mobile & Text Banking, Debit Reward Programs, Overdraft Protection, Email Alerts, Online Bill Pay, Activity Download, Free Checks, Unlimited Checks

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A Guide to Home Improvement
Financing

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: home improvement financing
by Allison B

How to Pay for Home Improvement

If you're confused about how to pay for an upcoming remodeling project, don't fret. There are a wide variety of home improvement loans and other types of home remodeling financing to consider.

The solution depends on your finances and the cost of your project. If you are starting an $80,000 addition, then you may need a home improvement loan or line of credit from a lender. This means you are tapping into the equity in your home and taking out a second mortgage. The benefit of this type of home remodeling financing is that you can tap into a large sum and pay it back over two to four years. These types of loans often are tax deductible and carry competitive interest rates.

Using a Line of Credit

If you are doing smaller projects throughout the year, a line of credit can be a better option. This allows you to draw funds as you need them, up to a predetermined limit. While a line of credit is a great option for home remodeling financing, you should be diligent about paying it off in a timely manner.

There also are home remodeling financing options available through retail stores and contractors. Some stores offer special "No Interest" financing, so long as you pay the balance before the plan's expiration date. Otherwise, you will be charged interest, often at 18 to 21 percent.

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