Tag Archives: Goal Setting

Bethany Welsh

May 16 2018

4 Tips for Success at Your New Job


4 Tips for Success at your new job

You’ve made it through the interview process, waited (somewhat) patiently, and landed a great job or internship. How can you make sure to do well today and every day to come? Whether you are 20 years old or 42, these …
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Jennifer Lough

Apr 16 2018

6 Tips for Your Financial Spring Cleaning


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As we kick off spring by cleaning, sorting, and tidying up the house, Hills Bank encourages you to add financial organization to you spring cleaning check-list.

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Dave Kriz

Apr 02 2018

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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Mark Koch

Mar 26 2018

Wealth Management Spotlight: Inflation


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Investing in stocks can be a risky endeavor – especially if you’re worried about volatility. The real risk, however, in a retirement portfolio is the silent killer called inflation. Learn more about inflation and retirement planning: https://youtu.be/sDnGs3_5ihI

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Jennifer Lough

Dec 20 2017

7 Tips to Make Financial Fitness Your New Year’s Resolution


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The beginning of a new year is a great time to recommit to your goals. The following tips will provide a fresh start to 2018 and help you achieve financial fitness.

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Jennifer Lough

Nov 09 2017

What’s the Difference between Money Market Accounts and CDs?


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Once basic account needs are met with a basic checking and/or savings account, you may decide that adding a more robust account to your portfolio would better suit your financial needs. Money Market accounts (MMAs) and Certificate of Deposits (CDs) …
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Jennifer Lough

Nov 06 2017

What’s the Difference between a Checking and Savings Accounts?


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Checking and Savings accounts are two basic accounts offered by financial institutions. They serve the same overall purpose—to house your money—but have a few key differences.

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Allison Bates

Sep 27 2017

Managing Your Finances Made Simple


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Make a commitment to your financial fitness by automating your savings or pay-off goals. Set up long-range goals like saving for a down payment or short-term goals like paying off a high-rate credit card. When you determine a goal in …
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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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