Secure LifeStyles Club
Are you age 50 or older, and looking for extra benefits from your bank? If you answered yes, then Bankers Trust’s Secure LifeStyles Club is for you!
We created the Secure LifeStyles Club to provide financial benefits and exclusive opportunities to our senior customers. SLC members may receive checking and savings accounts tailored to their place in life, as well as entertainment opportunities organized just for them. Members tell us they also appreciate the educational seminars and workshops designed toward their interests and needs.
What Does it Take to be an SLC Member?
To qualify, members must:
- Be age 50 or older
- Have a primary checking account with Bankers Trust*
- Maintain an average monthly balance of at least $15,000 in any combination of Bankers Trust accounts, including checking, savings, CD and IRA account. A deposit relationship with our trust and investment areas also qualifies.
To become an SLC member, visit any Bankers Trust location today or contact an SLC representative!
- Secure LifeStyles Checking** Account
- Secure LifeStyles Savings** Account
- No annual charge on Check Advantage Visa® debit card
- Penalty-free withdrawals in the event of medical emergencies on CD***
- Reduced annual rent on safety deposit boxes****
- Free cashier’s checks
- Free notary services and Medallion Signature Guarantee Service
- No charge for check imaging
- Seminars, travel opportunities and events
- Quarterly newsletter
- And more!
SLC Seminars and Special Events
Enjoy financial seminars, day trips, special events and additional travel opportunities as part of your SLC membership! Seminars led by Bankers Trust’s experts and experts in the community are educational and informative on a broad range of topics. All our events are scheduled at convenient locations and times to better serve you. Learn more about our upcoming events:
Scams and the Internet of Things
August 20, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Bankers Trust Blairs Ferry Office, 400 Blairs Ferry Road, Cedar Rapids
Join Matt Teply, VP and Consumer Services Manager, for a discussion about the latest scams being seen in the Cedar Rapids area as well as the “Internet of Things.” This discussion will cover the extension of Internet connectivity to physical devices and everyday objects such as smart TVs, home security systems and even baby monitors and how to safely connect these devices.
This event is limited to 35 attendees.
Climate for Change
August 27, 2019, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Road, Johnston
Join Ty Smedes, an Iowa outdoor writer and nature photographer, as he covers the affects of exploding human population on our planet’s diverse ecosystem. His presentation will discuss many spectacular species of wildlife and explore some our planet’s most wild places, as well as the need for environmental sustainability.
Spots for this event have been filled. Registration is closed.
55+ Cooperatives: Not Your Grandparents’ Retirement Community
August 29, 2019, 10 – 11 a.m.
Bankers Trust Altoona Branch, 3820 8th St. S.W., Altoona
Learn about the newest concept in active, independent living to come to Central Iowa and how it compares with other 55+ living options. In senior cooperative housing, active 55 and older residents own a share of the community with an equal voice in how it’s run. Join us to learn more about this ideal transition from long-time home ownership to a more maintenance-free life.
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, please register online.
September 10, 2019, 10 a.m. – noon
Des Moines Botanical Garden, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines
Join us for a discussion about protecting your financial assets with Jodi Selby, Vice President and Financial Intelligence Manager at Bankers Trust and Chantelle Smith, Assistant Attorney General of Iowa. Jodi and Chantelle will talk about protecting your bank accounts and your identity, preventing fraud, financial abuse and many other crimes.
Brunch will be provided by Trellis Café. Afterward, attendees are invited to tour the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.
This class is limited to 50 attendees.
Des Moines Register Press Tour
September 17, 2019, 6-7 p.m.
Des Moines Register Printing Facility, 7400 Register Drive, Des Moines. Enter through the front door.
Enjoy a private tour of the Des Moines Register printing facility. An evening tour provides the opportunity to see printing of the Register, USA Today and/or the Wall Street Journal. You’ll get to see the entire process that goes into producing a newspaper, including platemaking, the press and packaging. The press will be running at various points along the tour.
Limited to 25 participants.
Mount Trashmore Challenge
October 7, 2019, 1-4 p.m.
2250 A Street S.W., Cedar Rapids
Join the Bankers Trust SLC team to hike Mount Trashmore. Get in shape, have fun and check out one of Cedar Rapids’ newest destinations. This event will introduce you to the Mount Trashmore 2020 Challenge. Strive to climb this unique local treasure 140 times – a distance equal to ascending Mount Everest.
Albaugh Chevy Car Collection Tour
October 17, 2019, 2-3 p.m.
1525 NE 36th Street, Ankeny, IA
Enjoy a private tour of Dennis Albaugh’s private car collection, which includes nearly 150 Chevy convertibles, rare sedans and hardtops spanning several decades. You will be delighted by the rarity and quality of the cars in the collection. Meet outside for a brief overview before the tour begins.
Limited to 100 attendees.
Cost: $5 donation to the Habitat for Humanity Gold Hammer Scholarship is requested; due at time of registration.
Internet Banking Seminar
November 14, 2019
Session 1 (for beginners): 10 a.m. to noon
Session 2 (for advanced users): 2-4 p.m.
3820 8th St. S.W., Altoona
Get ready to learn about the advantages and conveniences of Internet Banking at Bankers Trust from guest speaker, Amanda Kieler. In this hands-on, interactive learning opportunity, Amanda will show us how easy and convenient it is to use Internet Banking and its numerous benefits. She will also discuss safeguards Bankers Trust has in place to protect against criminal activity on the internet.
Please register for Bankers Trust Internet Banking before attending this seminar. If you need assistance with registering, please contact your banker or call customer service.
Sessions are limited to 10 participants.
Meet a Secure LifeStyles Club Representative
Most Bankers Trust locations have a dedicated SLC representative on staff. Stop by a branch to learn more about the Secure LifeStyles Club, SLC member benefits, or join today!
If you can’t stop by today, contact us via our easy access phone line: (515) 245-5252 or 1-800-932-3297 (toll free).
* Primary checking account means the account in which you routinely deposit the majority of your income or benefits from any source, and against which you routinely authorize payment of the majority of your expenses each calendar month.
** Only one Interest Checking account and one Secure LifeStyles Savings account at the Secure LifeStyles Club pricing per member.
*** Federal law requires a penalty of seven days simple interest be paid on amounts withdrawn within the first six days after a deposit or partial deposit.
****The contents of your safe deposit box are not insured against loss by the Bank or the FDIC.