Tag Archives: Customer Protection

Karissa Wikert

Oct 18 2017

Are you Wintering Outside of Iowa?


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Here are 5 ways to manage our bank accounts remotely and electronically if you’re planning on spending your winter outside of Iowa.

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Jennifer Eden

Sep 06 2017

Turn Your Debit Card On or Off Through Hills Bank Online


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If you’ve ever misplaced or experienced fraudulent activity on your debit card, you can now temporarily turn it on or off through Hills Bank Online or the Hills Bank app.

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Dave Haman

Sep 05 2017

Insurance Spotlight: Renters Insurance Is Not a Luxury


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Renters need many of the same kinds of insurance protection homeowners have, yet far too many renters fail to purchase this important coverage. Here are some things to think about before passing off renters insurance as an extra, unnecessary expenditure.

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Dave Haman

Aug 28 2017

Insurance Spotlight: Renters Insurance Misconceptions


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One of the most common misconceptions concerning renters insurance is cost. According to data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), 29% of millennials guessed that a renters insurance policy costs more than $1,000 per year. In fact, the …
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Matt Olson

Jul 24 2017

Credit Score Series: Part 1 What Makes Up Your Credit Score


Credit Score Series: What makes up your credit score?

Your credit score directly impacts your ability to get a loan and the rate and terms you pay for those loans. It also plays a role in things like your insurance rates, security deposit needed when you rent an apartment, …
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Dave Haman

Jul 03 2017

Insurance Spotlight: Your Credit Score and Home Insurance


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Can your credit score affect the cost of your home insurance policy? In most states, the answer is yes.

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Dave Haman

Jun 02 2017

Insurance Spotlight: Residents Need Condo Insurance


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If you live in a condominium, your condo association or building owner likely insures a portion of the structure with what’s often called a “master policy.” However, the coverage provided under such policies usually doesn’t extend to fully pay for …
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Danielle Cahill

Apr 17 2017

Business Spotlight: Business Continuity Workshop Wrap-up


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Recently, 20 business owners/managers participated in a Hills Bank Business Academy event to hear Dutch Geisinger and John Halbrook from Safeguard Iowa Partnership discuss keeping businesses opened during emergency situations. Topics covered included why you need a business continuity plan, what a …
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Dave Haman

Dec 14 2015

What You Need To Know About Apartment Renters Insurance


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Many renters think their landlord is responsible for insuring everything that damages the rented residence and injuries that occur there. As a result, tenants forgo purchasing a renters insurance policy. In reality, there are many exposures the landlord’s policy does …
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Dave Haman

Nov 23 2015

Are You Insured When Dogs Bite?


Are You Insured When Dogs Bite?

About 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Other statistics of concern to dog owners include:

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