The Spirit of American Banking
~Since 1899

Our History

American Savings Bank ~ The Spirit of American Banking ~ Since 1899

Since 1899 American Savings Bank and the people of Tripoli have worked together to make our town a great place to live. As a reliable and trusted hometown bank, ASB has stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Tripoli through the Great American Century; facing our common challenges head on. American Savings Bank looks forward to soldiering on with the community to meet our future challenges and together maintain our uniquely American quality of life.

  • 1899 Tripoli, Iowa founded and German Savings Bank established, January 21
  • 1918 German Savings Bank changes its name to American Savings Bank
  • 1929 Great Depression, many banks, including Tripoli State, close but ASB survives and thrives
  • 1930 ASB moves from Tripoli Mercantile to new facilities (Community Insurance Building)
  • 1964 ASB moves to present location
  • 1972 “Computerize Banking” - ASB pledges continued “personal touch”
  • 1983 Bank doubles square-footage, adds drive-up window
  • 1990 Electronic Time & Temperature Sign; First Customer Appreciation Party held
  • 1996 Bank adds vestibule ATM and second drive-up lane
  • 2006 Website, Internet Banking and Debit Cards introduced; new pitched roof added
  • 2012 ASB donates $10,000 to Sweet Water Bike Trail
  • 2013 Complete Bank Remodel: enhanced customer & employee experience, operations-efficient restructuring, energy-efficient temperature control & lighting, handicap-accessible family-style restroom, improved facade, new drive-up window & drive-up ATM, new security system & cameras.  A completely new & improved facility to take us into the next century of banking in Tripoli!

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