Tag Archives: Financial Planning

Dale Farland

Mar 04 2015

Ensure Your Retirement Journey Has Your Best Interest First


Planning Your Retirement Journey.

This is the final in a 3-part series on planning your retirement journey. You should always feel comfortable that all investment recommendations are “in your best interest,” not simply “suitable.” Do you know the difference? “Suitable” is a lower Securities and …
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Dale Farland

Feb 25 2015

8 Questions to Ask While Planning Your Retirement Journey


Planning Your Retirement Journey.

This is the second in a 3-part series on planning your retirement journey. You have worked hard for your retirement and you have years and years ahead of you. Now you are in the distribution stage of life. Will your money …
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Dale Farland

Feb 18 2015

Who Do You Take with You on Your Retirement Journey?


Planning Your Retirement Journey.

This is the first in a 3-part series on planning your retirement journey. Congratulations! You are either heading on the path towards retirement or are already there. So, you are now in the driver’s seat on this journey that may last …
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Brad Joens

Nov 12 2014

Get a Business Health Overview with Hills Bank Finagraph


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Many business owners find working on their business difficult while working in their business. That’s why Hills Bank is committed to provide quality educational opportunities and services to make business owners feel at ease about their financials.

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Chuck Hippee

Jun 18 2014

How Life Choices Affect Your Financial Future


How Life Choices Affect Your Financial Future.

Every day you make choices that impact your retirement opportunities. Taking steps to identify unnecessary spending and saving as little as $5 per day could lead to big savings over time. Here’s the breakdown to put it into perspective:

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Dale Farland

Jun 09 2014

How Much Can I Live on in Retirement?


How Much Can I Live on in Retirement?

The good news is that we are living longer! The bad news is that we are living longer! The average life expectancy when Social Security was first adopted was dramatically lower than it is today. With healthier lifestyles and medical …
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Whitney Randall

Apr 28 2014

Financial Literacy: Three Little Words that will Change Your World


Financial Literacy - Save, Share, Spend

You can meet your financial obligations, be a resource for people and causes you care about, and still have fun by expanding your financial vocabulary to include three little words—Save, Share, and Spend. Whatever your income, your money can be …
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Keith Jones

Apr 21 2014

Hills Bank Employees’ Favorite Books for Financial Advice


Financial Books and Resources for Good Financial Advice

There are so many financial advice books available, it can be overwhelming to sort through and find the best ones. Wonder what books people in the financial services industry are reading and would recommend? Our employees at Hills Bank are …
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Susan Moore

Feb 03 2014

Avoid These Common Tax Filing Errors


Common Tax Filing Errors

Some of the most common errors in tax preparation are preventable. If you are filing your own taxes this year, avoid these errors and save yourself any hassles or delays in receiving your tax return. According to the IRS website, …
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Jeff Ritchie

Jan 31 2014

Tips for 2013 Year-End Tax Planning


2013 Tax Planning

We have now officially entered tax season. Below are a few helpful tips to keep in mind while preparing your 2013 taxes.

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