Tag Archives: Money Management

Jeff Ritchie

Jun 22 2016

5 Estate Planning Documents You Should Consider


5 Estate Planning Documents You Need

There are a number of important legal documents you should consider when developing your Estate Plan.

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Dave Kriz

Jun 01 2016

We’re looking for Lemon Bosses this Summer!


Lemon Boss Hills Bank

Hills Bank supports local businesses of all shapes and sizes. Do you know any kids 5-12 years old that are driven, fun, and looking to start their own business? If so, Hills Bank has a program that will enable them to …
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Jennifer Lough

May 25 2016

Tips for Helping Your Child Find a Summer Job


Help Children Find Summer Jobs

As the school year comes to a close, you may wonder what your child should do with extra time this summer. This summer you might want to consider a hands-on learning experience by helping your child get a summer job. Your …
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Todd Shaull

May 23 2016

What is a Foreign ATM Fee?


Foreign ATM Fees

Have you ever seen a “foreign ATM fee” on your account statement? If so, you’ve probably questioned what exactly that means. Although it sounds like you have used an ATM in a different country, it actually refers to an ATM …
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Jeff Ritchie

May 02 2016

4 Beneficiary Designation Questions for Your Estate Plan


beneficiary designation estate planning

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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