Tag Archives: Budgeting

Jennifer Lough

Nov 20 2017

9 Money Conversation Starters for Kids


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Sometimes it’s hard to know how to get your child off to the right start when it comes to saving money. At Hills Bank, as parents, grandparents, and mentors to youth, we have compiled nine conversation starters to help you use …
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Allison Bates

Sep 27 2017

Managing Your Finances Made Simple


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Make a commitment to your financial fitness by automating your savings or pay-off goals. Set up long-range goals like saving for a down payment or short-term goals like paying off a high-rate credit card. When you determine a goal in …
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Bethany Welsh

Aug 09 2017

7 Tips to Creating Good Financial Habits


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As a young adult, whether you are starting college or beginning a career, you are starting to enjoy your freedom while acquiring assets. It’s crucial to establish good saving and borrowing habits, and the following tips will help you.

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Matt Olson

Aug 01 2017

Credit Score Series: Part 3 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score


Credit Score Series: Tips for improving your credit score.

Improving your credit score can save you money through lower interest rates and insurance premiums. A higher score can open the door to more credit options such as a mortgage loan and it can even decrease the amount of security …
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Dave Kriz

Jun 05 2017

Are You the Next Lemon Boss?


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Hills Bank supports local businesses of all shapes and sizes. Do you know any kids 5-12 years old that are driven, fun, and looking to start their own business? If so, Hills Bank has a program that will enable them to …
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Bob Lamkins

Mar 06 2017

Get Pre-Approved for Your Home Loan with Hills Bank


Are you looking to buy a new house, but have questions about what you can afford, what your monthly payment will be, or if you will need a down payment?  Let Hills Bank help answer those questions by getting you …
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Allison Bates

Feb 13 2017

Tips for Establishing an Emergency Fund


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There is no shortage of financial advice available, including paying off debt, maxing out your 401(k), paying off your mortgage, and improving your credit score. One of the most important things you can do to improve your financial health is …
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Allison Bates

Dec 07 2016

Ways to Put the “Happy” Back in Happy Holidays


Ways to Put the "Happy Back in Happy Holidays

Do you wish the holidays were a little less stressful and a lot more meaningful? If so, you’re not alone. Even the most wonderful time of year can cause extra stress—making sure everyone’s gift is just right, the holiday meal …
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Molly Dietz

Nov 21 2016

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner


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We have officially entered the holiday season. As wonderful as this time of the year is, we know it can sometimes be expensive and stressful as well. Here are three tips to help you save money on your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 31 2016

Healthy Money Habits: 8 Tips for Financial Health


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As I wrap-up my 4-part series on Healthy Money Habits, I would like to revisit the eight financial health habits I mentioned throughout the entire series.

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