Tag Archives: Money Management

Allison Bates

Feb 13 2017

Tips for Establishing an Emergency Fund

Resolve to Establish an Emergency Fund in 2014.

There is no shortage of financial advice available, including paying off debt, maxing out your 401(k), paying off your mortgage, and improving your credit score. One of the most important things you can do to improve your financial health is …
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Bryan Overy

Dec 12 2016

7 Helpful Tips For Businesses Working With Lenders

We all have defining moments in life that change us and mold us to who we can become. One of those experiences for me came after several years of working and trying to figure out how to financially improve my …
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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 10 2016

Healthy Money Habits: Avoiding Debt (Part 2 of 4)


Learning to avoid credit card debt and saying ‘no’ to yourself/unnecessary wants more often will help to keep you on the road to overall financial health.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 03 2016

Pay Yourself First (Part 1 of 4)


Financial health is defined as describing one’s personal financial situation. There are many different pieces included in the overall picture of one’s financial health. Some of these pieces include, the amount of savings you have, how much of your income …
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Deb Schaffer

Aug 24 2016

7 Financial Tips for International Students

7 Financial Tips for International Students

A transition into college is hard, especially when you are transitioning to a different country. Not only is it an exciting time, but there are a lot of new things to learn about your new home while you study. Below …
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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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