Category Archives: Money Management

Jennifer Lough

Nov 06 2019

What’s the Difference between Money Market Accounts and CDs?


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Once your basic account needs are met with a checking and/or savings account, you may decide that opening a more robust account  would better suit your financial needs. Money market accounts (MMAs) and certificates of deposit (CDs) typically earn a …
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Jennifer Lough

Nov 04 2019

What’s the Difference Between Checking and Savings Accounts?


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Checking and savings accounts are two basic accounts offered by financial institutions. They serve the same overall purpose– to house your money – but have a few key differences.

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Jennifer Lough

Oct 21 2019

9 Money Conversation Starters for Kids


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Sometimes it’s hard to know how to get your child off to the right start when it comes to saving money. As parents, grandparents, and mentors to youth, your friends at Hills Bank have compiled nine conversation starters to help …
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Aaron Schaefer

Sep 11 2019

How to Prepare for a Recession


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In recent weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about a potential recession on the horizon. If you’re concerned about how an economic downturn might impact you, read on for some practical advice on safeguarding your financial well-being. How do …
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Brenda Langenberg

Nov 14 2018

Healthy Money Habits: 8 Tips for Financial Health


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As I wrap-up my 4-part series on Healthy Money Habits, I want to revisit the eight financial health habits I highlighted throughout the entire series.

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Brenda Langenberg

Nov 05 2018

Healthy Money Habits: Financial Maintenance (Part 4 of 4)


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Now that you are financially fit, maintain your finances with these tips.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 29 2018

Healthy Money Habits: Insurance and Retirement (Part 3 of 4)


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Becoming and then staying insured as well as beginning a Retirement account are two large steps that will help to get you closer to your goal of overall financial fitness.

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Chuck Hippee

Feb 15 2017

Convert Your Pay Raise into a Savings Vehicle


Convert your pay raise into a savings vehicle.

The start of a new year is often when last year’s hard work pays off in the form of pay raises or cost of living adjustments. Instead of using that money to buy a new pair of shoes or the …
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Bethany Gorsch

Sep 21 2016

4 Money Management Tips for Millennials


Millennials have grown up in a different world than their parents and grandparents, so it only makes sense that they handle their finances differently as well. While technology has changed the face of banking, the same core values of managing …
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