Tag Archives: Money Management

Brad Zuber

Jan 24 2018

Wealth Management Spotlight: Investing 101


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The basics of building an adequate retirement account are not that difficult. If you are disciplined in following just a few key themes, you too can accumulate an adequate retirement account balance.  Learn more about the 5 themes of …
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Mark Ahlers

Jan 16 2018

Wealth Management Spotlight: Stock Market Weather


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Stock market returns are like the weather in Iowa – some years we have above average experiences, some years we have below average experiences. The statement the stock market has averaged 10-12%  over the past 70 years is as honest …
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Todd Joslin

Dec 27 2017

Wealth Management Spotlight: How to Determine Your Retirement Income Needs


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Is your retirement right around the corner or many years away? Either way, determining your income needs during retirement may seem like an impossible task. Learn how to determine your income needs during retirement from Todd Joslin, Trust and Wealth Management Officer. …
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Todd Joslin

Dec 18 2017

Wealth Management Spotlight: How Much Should You Save for Retirement


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Retirement can seem like a big mountain to climb when thinking about the amount that you will need to save for it. Some of the details that can go into determining that number include the age at which you retire, your …
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Mark Ahlers

Dec 06 2017

Wealth Management Spotlight: Distribution Buckets


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As retirement nears, you will need to transition from a strategy of asset accumulation to a strategy of utilizing assets to provide you with a stream of income in retirement. Learn about retirement cash flow management from Mark Ahlers, Vice President, Trust …
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Mark Koch

Nov 13 2017

Wealth Management Spotlight: Saving Early


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It’s been said that there is no force on earth greater than the power of compound interest. Learn how saving early for retirement and compound interest pair up to work together for you from Mark Koch, First Vice President, Trust and Wealth Management …
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Jack O'Rourke

Oct 30 2017

5 Signs It’s Time for a Mortgage Refinance


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It is a good idea to review your financial situation periodically to see if there have been any changes that may affect your mortgage.

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Shaun Barry

Oct 16 2017

Meet Hills Bank’s Treasury Management Team: Johnson & Washington County


At Hills Bank, Treasury Management is the team of individuals that handles everything with a commercial relationship other than the actual loan. It encompasses everything from opening a business account, to payroll, to movement of money between multiple locations. Watch as …
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Shaun Barry

Oct 02 2017

Meet Hills Bank’s Treasury Management Team: Linn County


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At Hills Bank, Treasury Management is the team of individuals that handles everything with a commercial relationship other than the actual loan. It encompasses everything from opening a business account to payroll to movement of money between multiple locations. Watch as …
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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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