Tag Archives: Budgeting

Brenda Langenberg

Aug 01 2018

How to Prepare for Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend


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Iowa’s Tax-Free Weekend is this Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th. Many back-to-school shoppers will gear up for another school year by purchasing supplies, clothing, and other school essentials. Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend only applies to the sale of …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Jun 04 2018

Hills Bank’s Lemon Boss Program is Back!


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Do you know anyone 5-12 years old that’s driven, fun, and looking to start their own business? If so, Hills Bank has a program that will enable them to start their own business by becoming a Lemon Boss! This summer, Hills Bank …
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Jennifer Lough

Apr 16 2018

6 Tips for Your Financial Spring Cleaning


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As we kick off spring by cleaning, sorting, and tidying up the house, Hills Bank encourages you to add financial organization to you spring cleaning check-list.

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Brenda Langenberg

Feb 14 2018

Use Manage My Finances for Tax Season!


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Whether you’re organizing for tax preparation or consolidating your finances, Manage My Finances is a powerful tool to help you.

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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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Bethany Gorsch

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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Matt Olson

Aug 01 2017

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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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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Bob Lamkins

Mar 06 2017

Get Pre-Approved for Your Home Loan with Hills Bank


Are you looking to buy a new house, but have questions about what you can afford, what your monthly payment will be, or if you will need a down payment?  Let Hills Bank help answer those questions by getting you …
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Allison Bates

Feb 13 2017

Tips for Establishing an Emergency Fund


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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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