Tag Archives: Budgeting

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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Molly Dietz

Mar 28 2018

4 Tips to Avoid Overdraft Fees


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What Is an Overdraft Fee? Overdraft fees are assessed to an account when more money is withdrawn than available and the balance drops below zero. This fee is charged because your financial institution provided a small loan to cover the negative …
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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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Jennifer Lough

Dec 20 2017

7 Tips to Make Financial Fitness Your New Year’s Resolution


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The beginning of a new year is a great time to recommit to your goals. The following tips will provide a fresh start to 2018 and help you achieve financial fitness.

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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 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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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


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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