Tag Archives: Customer Protection

Danielle Cahill

Apr 17 2017

Business Spotlight: Business Continuity Workshop Wrap-up


Safeguard Iowa Partnership

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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Jay Allpress

Feb 06 2017

Beware of Tax Identity Theft


Tax Identity Theft

All taxpayers, business owners, and tax preparers should be aware of identity theft scams by people pretending to be IRS representatives through phone calls, text messages, or email communications. Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses your Social Security …
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Jay Allpress

Nov 28 2016

4 Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday


Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday

If you’re like many Americans, you’ve done some Black Friday shopping, but are now looking for Cyber Monday deals to complete your holiday gift list. As you shop online for deals this Cyber Monday, please keep the following tips in …
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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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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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Nicole Slaubaugh

Sep 09 2015

A Big Change is Coming for Your Business on October 1


On October 1, there is an important change happening for businesses that accept credit or debit cards. If you do not have your Point of Sale (POS) Terminal updated to accept microchip embedded EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) cards you …
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Dave Haman

Jun 22 2015

Remember These 4 Steps if You’re in an Auto Accident


Remember these 4 steps if you're in an auto accident.

We hope you will not find yourself numbered among the nearly 10,000,000 car accidents occurring on our nation’s roads each year. But, if you are, the experts at the Insurance Information Institute recommend you take at least the following 4 …
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Brenda Langenberg

Feb 11 2015

Hills Bank OnlineTM Series Wrap-up


Hills Bank Online Series for online banking.

Over the past month, we have highlighted several different features of Hills Bank Online, our online banking system, including Secure Access Codes, depositing checks via our mobile app, bill payment enhancements, and personal financial management through Manage My Finances. Get …
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Dave Haman

Feb 09 2015

Minimize Car Damage with Pothole Awareness


Tips for minimizing pothole damage to your vehicle.

Typically, road surfaces are impacted by freezing temperatures, sleet, snow, or ice. When treated with a bath of de-icing salts and chemicals, they often end up with a slew of potholes.

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