Tag Archives: Money Management

Jeff Ritchie

May 02 2016

4 Beneficiary Designation Questions for Your Estate Plan


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Beneficiary designations can be an important component of an estate plan.  Some common assets allowing beneficiary designations include: life insurance contracts, retirement plans (IRA, 401(k), etc.) and financial accounts (checking, savings, brokerage, money market, etc.).  POD (payable on death) or …
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Molly Brown

Mar 30 2016

Top 5 Things Successful Business Owners Know


Top 5 things successful business owners know

Watch Hills Bank’s business bankers share with you the top 5 things successful business owners know.

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Mark Ahlers

Mar 23 2016

Financial Planning: How Much Will I Need to Save?—Part 3 of 3


Financial Planning for Retirement.

This is the final in a 3-part series on financial planning and social security. Experts suggest that you will need 75-85% of your pre-retirement income to maintain your lifestyle throughout retirement. What changes in retirement can you make to allow for …
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Mark Ahlers

Mar 16 2016

Financial Planning: How Much Can I Spend?—Part 2 of 3


Financial Planning for Retirement.

This is the second in a 3-part series on financial planning and social security. Once the “income gap” has been determined, the next step is to determine if your accumulated or projected assets are adequate to fill this gap. The goal …
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Mark Ahlers

Mar 09 2016

Financial Planning: Social Security and the Income Gap—Part 1 of 3


Financial Planning for Retirement.

This is the first in a 3-part series on financial planning and social security. When the Social Security retirement income system was created in the 1930s, it was designed to provide a partial retirement income supplement. Today, the average Social …
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Ken Hinrichs

Jan 13 2016

Apple Pay Is Here!


Hills Bank has Apple Pay!

If you have an iPhone® 6,  Apple Watch, or iPad (Pro, Air 2, mini 4, mini 3) and a Hills Bank account, you’ll be able to use Apple Pay! Payments with Apple Pay can be made at over a million …
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Molly Dietz

Dec 30 2015

Reach Your Savings Goals or Start a Budget with Manage My Finances


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The beginning of a new year is a great time to re-evaluate your finances and start setting budgets and savings goals. If you’re like many of people, the process of setting a budget sounds overwhelming. Hills Bank has a great tool …
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Jennifer Eden

Nov 16 2015

Enable Apple’s Touch ID for Hills Bank’s App


Enable Touch ID for Hills Banks App

Watch this video for instructions on how to enable Apple’s touch ID for Hills Bank’s app on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwvQHK_gIQg

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Erin Grabe

Sep 28 2015

Should You Save Money or Pay Off Debt?


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Respect your elders. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Say please and thank you. All great things our parents taught us. But what about how to balance managing debt – specifically student loan debt–with saving money–for retirement, our own children’s …
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Dave Kriz

Sep 16 2015

Lemon Boss Hall of Fame 2015


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We would like to thank all lemon bosses who worked hard this summer at their very own businesses. Watch this video to see all the Lemon Bosses that completed their Income Statements and are on the 2015 Lemon Boss Hall …
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