Tag Archives: Financial Planning

Hannah Geyer

Apr 05 2017

April is Financial Literacy Month


A young boy and young girl look at Ipads.

April is National Financial Literacy Month. At Hills Bank, we believe in educating young people to take control of their financial future. To support this important endeavor, we’ve partnered with EverFi to bring the Hills Bank Financial Education Program 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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Chuck Hippee

Feb 15 2017

Convert Your Pay Raise into a Savings Vehicle


Convert your pay raise into a savings vehicle.

The start of a new year is often when last year’s hard work pays off in the form of pay raises or cost of living adjustments. Instead of using that money to buy a new pair of shoes or the …
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Allison Bates

Feb 13 2017

Tips for Establishing an Emergency Fund


Resolve to Establish an Emergency Fund in 2014.

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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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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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 24 2016

Healthy Money Habits: Financial Maintenance (Part 4 of 4)


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Now that you have become financially fit, maintain your finances with these tips.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 17 2016

Healthy Money Habits: Insurance and Retirement (Part 3 of 4)


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Becoming and then staying insured as well as beginning a Retirement account are two large steps that will help to get you closer to your goal of overall financial fitness.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 10 2016

Healthy Money Habits: Avoiding Debt (Part 2 of 4)


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Learning to avoid credit card debt and saying ‘no’ to yourself/unnecessary wants more often will help to keep you on the road to overall financial health.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 03 2016

Pay Yourself First (Part 1 of 4)


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Financial health is defined as describing one’s personal financial situation. There are many different pieces included in the overall picture of one’s financial health. Some of these pieces include, the amount of savings you have, how much of your income …
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Bethany Welsh

Sep 21 2016

4 Money Management Tips for Millennials


Millennials have grown up in a different world than their parents and grandparents, so it only makes sense that they handle their finances differently as well. While technology has changed the face of banking, the same core values of managing …
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