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At Bravera, employee-owners deliver coordinated financial services to businesses and families. What do a serial entrepreneur in Bismark, a lifelong farmer in Glendive, and a technology expert in Dickinson have in common? Each of these Midwestern residents is an owner of the 27-branch, $3 billion financial institution Bravera. They are also employees.

Bravera Wealth Welcomes Blikre and Carlson 

David Blikre and Niki Carlson have joined Bravera Wealth in Minot. Blikre has been in the financial industry for more than 15 years and works as a wealth advisor. With more than a decade of ... 

Forging Paths: Hotel Arvon

Bravera customer Peter Jennings and his family have revived a piece of Great Falls, Montana history. The building, which once housed a livery stable, freight transfer office, hotel and vegetable market, dates back to 1890 making it ...

Bravera Wealth Welcomes Senechal

Originally from Bismarck, Mike has spent more than 18 years working in the financial industry. He can help you establish investment strategies and estate plans ...

Bravera Sponsors Dream Center Bismarck's Adopt-a-Block

Bravera is gifting $120,000 throughout the next three years to support the operation and maintenance of the Dream Center Bismarck’s Adopt-a-Block Food Distribution ...

Your Homeowners Policy and
Roof Damage

The idea of having “a roof over your head” is comforting precisely because roofs are so important. And you may feel reassured that your homeowners insurance ...

Bravera and NDSU Extension host Women in Ag events

Bravera and NDSU Extension are offering a free event series called Women in Ag — Leading. Linking. Learning. It's an agriculture-focused program designed to...

Brave Faces: Megan Maxon 

It takes courage to try something new. After spending several years in loan operations and underwriting, Mandan team member Megan Maxon stepped into the challenge of a new role as a Mortgage Banking Officer...

United Community Bank is becoming Bravera Bank

Bravera Bank is proud to announce that United Community Bank is going to be merged into Bravera Bank. 

8 Tips to Reduce Your Food Bill

Consider these eight strategies to reduce your monthly grocery bill...

Brave Faces: Julie Jeske

It takes grit to push yourself further. Bismarck Private Banking Officer Julie Jeske has successfully completed 27 marathons in 10 different states throughout her lifetime...

Forging Paths: Finley Motors

Bravera customer Karl Christian has owned Finley Motors in Finley, N.D. since he took ownership of the company from his father, Ray, in 1993...

Water Damage Situations Your Insurance Policy May Not Cover

There are four types of water damage that are almost always excluded from homeowners policies. Take a look at these four main exclusions.

Financial Education

Whatever stage of life you're in, Bravera is here to help! Check out our library of articles, calculators and coaches below. 
Teaching kids about personal finances gives them a head start, and we don't just mean piggy banks! Help kids master strategies in investing, saving, and even credit.
Off to college? Tuition isn't the only thing you need to pay for...Learn to budget and manage all the unexpected and kind-of-expected costs that come with being on your own.
Budgeting isn't about restriction, it's about freedom. The best way to avoid financial strain is to know where your money is going and plan ahead!
It takes credit to get credit, and credit is crucial to buying a new home, finding a place to rent, or purchasing a new car. You have to start somewhere, start here.
The process of buying a house is riddled with decisions. Our articles, calculators and coaches can help make you the right ones to prevent financial setbacks.
With hackers and scammers getting more proficient than ever, learn to protect yourself from fraud by using safe practices.
Whether it's just around the corner or decades away, now is the perfect time to start planning your retirement.
Premiums, deductibles, max out-of-pocket expenses—it may seem like too much to learn, but the right information can get you to a place of understanding fast.
Whether you're feeling a bit lost as you start your new business or you are looking to grow your existing business, our resources can help you make the right decisions and manage your operation.