Tag Archives: Money Management

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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Janelle Johnson

Aug 14 2017

Hills Bank Business Academy: Financing the Beginning Farmer Seminar Wrap-Up


Part of making the decision to take over a farming operation is developing your team. On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 over 90 attendees circled around tables to harvest information from a variety of speakers. Speakers shared information with young or beginning …
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Bethany Welsh

Aug 09 2017

7 Tips to Creating Good Financial Habits


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As a young adult, whether you are starting college or beginning a career, you are starting to enjoy your freedom while acquiring assets. It’s crucial to establish good saving and borrowing habits, and the following tips will help you.

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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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