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 travel and 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!

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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:

Historic Tangen House Dinner at Living History Farms
December 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd., Urbandale

  • Event Details

    Join us for a stroll along a lamp-lit boardwalk to the cozy 1875 Tangen House at Living History Farms. This evening of dining and old-time fun will take you back in time to Iowa’s golden farming years. Served family style, historic recipes will be prepared from scratch on a wood-burning stove.

    When you arrive, sip spiced punch next to the parlor fireplace while hearing stories of Victorian life. Then you’ll savor a multiple-course meal as historical interpreters serve dinner. Afterwards, you and fellow guests will gather for lighthearted parlor games, such as a Victorian guessing game or “Hunt the Thimble.”

    Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled dinner time and dress for the weather and location. Casual wear, including comfortable shoes and layers are recommended. If you have any additional questions, please call your host, Michelle McCreery, at (515) 402-8693 on the day of the event.

    Cost: $65


Jim McDonough and His Orchestra and Singers: “Holiday Grande 2018”
December 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Hoyt Sherman Place, 1501 Woodland Ave., Des Moines

  • Event Details
    Celebrate the holiday season in style by attending, “Holiday Grande 2018.” This dazzling, all-new stage production features International Steinway Artist, Jim McDonough, joined by his 14-piece professional orchestra and a cast of sensational singers and dancers performing your favorite Christmas music and other all-time favorites.

    This aweinspiring event is a grand combination of beautiful music, spectacular sets and costumes, and the true spirit of the season.

    Seating is limited. Please register at by November 18. Payment is due at time of registration.

    Cost: $40


Cedar Rapids FDIC Seminar
​January 9, 2019, 12 – 1 p.m.
Bankers Trust Blairs Ferry Branch, 400 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids

  • Event Details
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) coverage is commonly misunderstood. Please join Sue Pence, Vice President and Trust Officer, at this informative seminar to learn how much of your money is truly covered under the FDIC.

    Sue is a native of Cedar Rapids, joined Bankers Trust in 2009 and has more than 25 years of experience, including probate and trust administration, estate planning and charitable giving. She enjoys using her extensive knowledge and experience in estate and retirement planning to help individuals and families. Sue earned B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Iowa, and is an active community volunteer.

    Cost: Free


Nebraska’s Sandhill Cranes Tour
March 27 – 28, 2019
Bus leaves from the Sam’s Club parking lot at 1101 73rd St. in Des Moines on March 27 at 7:30 a.m.

  • Event Details
    Join us for this tour to Nebraska to experience the migration of more than 600,000 sandhill cranes as they migrate north. Upon arriving in Kearney, Nebraska, we will meet a local guide who will educate us on the sandhill cranes as we drive through the countryside, viewing the cranes as they feed in the fields. We’ll also be on the lookout for a rare sighting of whooping cranes.

    We’ll check in to our hotel before we head to an early dinner at Skeeter Barnes restaurant. You’ll have a choice of three entrees, all which are served with bread pudding. As the sun begins to set, we’ll head to the Platte River valley to see the sandhill cranes settling in for the night. It will be quite the sight and sound as the cranes land on the protected sand bars.

    To begin day two, we’ll enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Our stops on day two will include:

    The Classic Car Museum – Enjoy browsing the collection that includes more than 200 vintage cars from the early 1900s to the modern age.

    The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) – MONA is home to the official art collection of the state. You’ll learn about the collection and a brief history of the building and then enjoy a self-guided tour.

    The Archway – The Archway spans over Interstate 80 and is a tribute to the adventurers who traveled the Great Platte River Road through Nebraska and helped to build America. Inside you can walk with the pioneers over the Oregon Trail, hear Mark Twain’s account of a cross-country stage coach trip, and more.

    Enjoy a catered lunch buffet before heading back to Des Moines.

    Be sure to bring binoculars, warm clothes, and appropriate walking shoes or boots.

    Please note:
    The Sandhill Crane migration is a natural event. Bankers Trust cannot predict the exact number of cranes you may see. We have planned the trip during a time that typically has a large number of cranes in the area.

    Cost: $362/per person, single occupancy; $298 per person, double occupancy; $278 per person, triple/quad occupancy.


Cedar Rapids Plant Exchange
​May 3, 2019, 2 – 4:30 p.m.
Bankers Trust Blairs Ferry Branch, 400 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids

  • Event Details
    Fall is upon us! As you’re preparing your gardens for winter, make a note to divide your perennials in the Spring and save extra seed pods.

    In May, we’ll get together to exchange perennials and seeds, share gardening tips and tricks, and gain knowledge from fellow gardeners. This is a great way to expand your garden and try new varieties of plants at no cost!

    Cost: Free


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).

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* 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.

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