Category Archives: Business Tips

Shelly Freemole

Oct 14 2019

4 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Reevaluate Your Business’s 401(k) Provider


Selecting and monitoring a retirement plan provider for your business is an important task. But once you’ve chosen your provider, it’s equally as important to evaluate their performance regularly to ensure you and your employees are getting the service you …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips, Retirement | Tagged , ,
Molly Brown

Aug 21 2019

Hills Bank Business Academy


Hills-Bank-Business-Academy

Hills Bank values you and your business, and we want to help you succeed. We understand it’s a challenge to work on your business while working in your business. That’s why we’ve developed the Hills Bank Business Academy. Learn more …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , , , ,
Adam Determann

Apr 11 2019

Protect Your Business Against Email Compromise


business-email-compromise

What is Business Email Compromise? Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a sophisticated scam targeting businesses that perform wire transfers and/or ACH payments. The scam is carried out when business email accounts are compromised to conduct unauthorized funds transfers, most commonly, …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , ,
Shaun Barry

Oct 17 2017

What is Treasury Management?


what-is-treasury-management

Treasury Management is a term used for the team of individuals that handles everything with a commercial relationship other than an actual loan. It encompasses everything from opening a business account, payroll processing, or movement of money between multiple locations. Watch …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , ,
Shaun Barry

Oct 16 2017

Meet Hills Bank’s Treasury Management Team: Johnson & Washington County


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 …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , , ,
Shaun Barry

Oct 02 2017

Meet Hills Bank’s Treasury Management Team: Linn County


treasury-management-team-linn-county

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 …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , , ,
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 …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips, News and Events | Tagged , , ,
Danielle McElwee

Apr 17 2017

Business Spotlight: Business Continuity Workshop Wrap-up


Safeguard Iowa Partnership

Recently, 20 business owners/managers participated in a Hills Bank Business Academy event to hear Dutch Geisinger and John Halbrook from Safeguard Iowa Partnership discuss keeping businesses opened during emergency situations. Topics covered included why you need a business continuity plan, what a …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips, News and Events | Tagged , , ,
Angie Greiner

Dec 19 2016

3 Free Tools for Developing Online Content


free online content creation tools

Developing content isn’t always easy. You have website pages to write, blog posts to create, comments to engage with, along with finding interesting things to share with your followers. Sometimes it feels like you’re treading water just trying to keep up with it …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged , , , ,
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 …
Continue reading

Posted in Business Tips | Tagged ,