Category Archives: News and Events

Todd Shaull

Jan 19 2016

2016 Tax Season Tips


2016 Tax Season Tips

The 2016 tax season begins on January 19, 2016. The IRS will begin accepting individual electronic returns that day. The filing deadline to submit 2015 tax returns is Monday, April 18, 2016 – rather than the traditional April 15 date. …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jan 15 2016

Riding Out the Storm


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Markets correct. It happens all the time. Corrections of 10% happen on average once per year. The most recent 10% correction occurred due to fears surrounding slowing growth in China, falling prices for oil and other commodities, and concerns over …
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Ken Hinrichs

Jan 13 2016

Apple Pay Is Here!


Hills Bank has Apple Pay!

If you have an iPhone® 6,  Apple Watch, or iPad (Pro, Air 2, mini 4, mini 3) and a Hills Bank account, you’ll be able to use Apple Pay! Payments with Apple Pay can be made at over a million …
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Bethany Welsh

Jan 11 2016

High School Juniors – Don’t Miss This Grant Opportunity!


Hills Bank Leadership Grant

Five years ago, I was unsure what my future would hold. I did not have a definite plan going into college, but initially thought about majoring in Pharmacy. During my senior year of high school, I was excited to learn …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jan 05 2016

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills


Economy and Market Here at Hills

Market volatility continued in the fourth quarter as market participants waited to see if the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) would raise short-term interest rates. After seven years of near zero, the FOMC did indeed raise the Fed Funds rate …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Dec 21 2015

Hills Bank 2016 Holiday Schedule


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As the holiday season is near, there are a few dates you should be aware of where Hills Bank will be closed or will close early. On Christmas Eve, we will be closed at 1:00pm. Please have ACH and Wires …
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Molly Brown

Nov 30 2015

#GivingTuesday


Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow marks #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s a celebration of finding a way for your family, community, company, or organization to come together and give to those less fortunate. It also highlights giving on the heels …
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Dwight Seegmiller

Oct 29 2015

A Message Regarding “For Kids and By Kids” Music CD


Earlier this year, Hills Bank was asked to sponsor a music CD of children’s songs called “For Kids and By Kids” in conjunction with other local organizations. In the spirit of furthering our emphasis on youth and education, we agreed …
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Jay Allpress

Oct 23 2015

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month


Watch Hills Bank’s Security Vice President and eChannel Delivery Vice President have a discussion around security along with steps you can take to help protect your financial information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZiSRKL1yxI  

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Aaron Schaefer

Oct 01 2015

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills


Economy and Market Here at Hills

On August 24th, 2015, the S&P 500 Index experienced a long-expected correction (a decline of at least 10%) from its high price achieved on May 21, 2015. Despite a few close calls, the S&P 500 had not experienced a correction …
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