Tag Archives: Money Saving

Molly Dietz

Apr 27 2016

Sustainable Savings: Save Money, Save the Planet


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This is the final in a 5-part series on sustainable savings. Not only is April Financial Literacy Month, but we’re also reminded to protect the environment on April 22nd during Earth Day. In an effort to combine efforts of both financial literacy …
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Molly Dietz

Apr 22 2016

Sustainable Savings: How You Can Give Back on Earth Day


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This is the fourth in a 5-part series on sustainable savings. Not only is April Financial Literacy Month, but we’re also reminded to protect the environment on April 22nd during Earth Day. In an effort to combine efforts of both financial literacy …
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Molly Dietz

Apr 20 2016

Sustainable Savings: Easy Energy Conservation Tips


sustainable savings tips for financial literacy month

This is the third in a 5-part series on sustainable savings. Not only is April Financial Literacy Month, but we’re also reminded to protect the environment on April 22nd during Earth Day. In an effort to combine efforts of both financial literacy …
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Molly Dietz

Apr 13 2016

Sustainable Savings: Easy Resource Conservation Tips


sustainable savings tips for financial literacy month

This is the second in a 5-part series on sustainable savings. Not only is April Financial Literacy Month, but we’re also reminded to protect the environment on April 22nd during Earth Day. In an effort to combine efforts of both financial …
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Molly Dietz

Apr 06 2016

Sustainable Savings: Easy Water Conservation Tips


sustainable savings tips for financial literacy month

This is the first in a 5-part series on sustainable savings. Not only is April Financial Literacy Month, but we’re also reminded to protect the environment on April 22nd during Earth Day. In an effort to combine efforts of both financial …
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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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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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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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