Tag Archives: Goal Setting

Dave Kriz

Aug 01 2017

Lemon Boss 2017 Wrap-Up


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At Hills Bank, we support local businesses of all shapes and sizes. During our fourth year of Lemon Boss, we helped kids 5-12 years old start their own businesses. This was a great opportunity to teach kids about finances, customer …
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Matt Olson

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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Hannah Geyer

Apr 05 2017

April is Financial Literacy Month


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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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Matt Olson

Mar 22 2017

3 Steps of the Home Loan Process


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Purchasing a home can be an intimidating and confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be. I want to give you a summary of the home buying process from application to closing…no matter where you’re applying for your loan. Watch …
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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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