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Help your employees (or yourself) reach retirement goals. We offer SEP and SIMPLE IRAs.

Key Features

  • Competitive Interest
  • Tax Advantages1
  • Ideal for businesses of any size or self-employed individuals
  • Gain the respect of your employees
    • Help employees reach their retirement savings goals
    • Employee always has complete ownership of all SEP IRA money
  • Earn competitive interest on entire balance
  • Contributions are tax deductible; your business pays no taxes on earnings
    • Contributions made only by the employer
    • Only self-employed may make contributions on their own behalf
  • Little to no documents to file with government
  • Inexpensive to set up and operate
  • Flexible annual contributions — good plan if cash flow is unpredictable
  • Can contribute up to 25% of each participant's annual compensation (earned income)
    • Or, up to the maximum allowable limit for current plan year, whichever is less*
    • Must contribute equally for all employees
  • Employee must first establish a traditional IRA, in which the employer will deposit SEP contributions
  • $500 minimum deposit to open when funded with a CD
  • $50 minimum deposit to open when funded with a savings account

Manage Online

Manage your IRA online through the IRA Service Center.

*Consult your tax advisor.

  • Available to any small business — generally with 100 or fewer employees
  • Gain the respect of your employees
    • Employees have the option to make self-contributions
    • Help employees reach their retirement savings goals
    • Employee always has complete ownership of all SIMPLE IRA money
  • Earns a competitive interest rate
  • Employer must not have any other retirement plan
  • Minimal paperwork necessary; no filing requirements
  • Inexpensive to set up and operate
  • Lower contribution limits than some other retirement options
  • Employees share responsibility of growing their retirement
  • Each year, employer is required to contribute:
    • Matching contribution up to 3% of compensation, or
    • 2% non-elective contribution for each eligible employee*
  • $500 minimum deposit to open when funded with a CD
  • $50 minimum deposit to open when funded with a savings account

Manage Online

Manage your IRA online through the IRA Service Center.

*Under the "nonelective" contribution formula, even if an eligible employee doesn't contribute to his or her SIMPLE IRA, that employee must still receive an employer contribution to his or her SIMPLE IRA equal to 2% of his or her compensation.

Samantha Bottko

Samantha Bottko

Customer Service Representative

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Main Office: Battle Lake
Joined FNB in 2014

Heidi Hansen

Heidi Hansen

New Accounts / Internet Banking Representative

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Main Office: Henning
Joined 2016

Nicole Lohse

Nicole Lohse

Customer Service Representative / Social Media Administrator

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Main Office: Ottertail
Joined FNB in 2014

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