Tag Archives: Money Management

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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Matt Olson

Jul 31 2017

Credit Score Series: Part 2 How Lenders Use Your Credit Score


Credit Score Series: How Lenders Use Your Credit Score

Many financial institutions consider your credit score when making a loan decision. If you’re in the market for a mortgage, car loan, personal loan, or even a credit card, your credit score is going to directly impact how much you …
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Dave Kriz

Jun 05 2017

Are You the Next Lemon Boss?


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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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Todd Shaull

May 22 2017

What is a Foreign ATM Fee?


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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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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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