Tag Archives: Customer Protection

Matt Olson

Jul 24 2017

Credit Score Series: Part 1 What Makes Up Your Credit Score


Credit Score Series: What makes up your credit score?

Your credit score directly impacts your ability to get a loan and the rate and terms you pay for those loans. It also plays a role in things like your insurance rates, security deposit needed when you rent an apartment, …
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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 …
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Jay Allpress

Oct 23 2015

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month


 Watch Hills Bank’s Security Vice President and eChannel Delivery Vice President have a discussion around security along with steps you can take to help protect your financial information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZiSRKL1yxI  

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Nicole Slaubaugh

Sep 09 2015

A Big Change is Coming for Your Business on October 1


On October 1, there is an important change happening for businesses that accept credit or debit cards. If you do not have your Point of Sale (POS) Terminal updated to accept microchip embedded EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) cards you …
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Brenda Langenberg

Feb 11 2015

Hills Bank OnlineTM Series Wrap-up


Hills Bank Online Series for online banking.

Over the past month, we have highlighted several different features of Hills Bank Online, our online banking system, including Secure Access Codes, depositing checks via our mobile app, bill payment enhancements, and personal financial management through Manage My Finances. Get …
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Brenda Langenberg

Jan 14 2015

Hills Bank Online Series: Secure Access Codes


Hills Bank Online Series for online banking.

Since Hills Bank has launched our new online banking tools, we have implemented multiple layers of security to help ensure your online banking information is protected from fraud and identity theft. One of the new tools to help secure your …
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Jennifer Lough

Nov 19 2014

Tips to Protect Yourself While Holiday Shopping


Holiday Shopping Tips

This season, while you’re focused on holiday deals, thieves are looking for holiday steals. Protect yourself while holiday shopping with the following tips:

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Todd Shaull

Jul 09 2014

6 Tips for Summer Travel


6 Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

If you are like most people, you look forward to summer vacation with family and friends. Don’t let what should be a fun time of memories in the making turn into an opportunity for thieves. If you are planning a …
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Josh Holst

Jun 05 2014

Why You Should Keep Your Browser and Operating System Updated


Upgrade browsers and operating system.

You know the little pop-up notifications you get on your computer stating 50 updates are ready for download, which often requires a reboot of your computer? If you’re like several of my family and friends, you probably ignore these updates, …
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Josh Holst

Apr 17 2014

Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability


Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability

You may have heard recent news reports about the “Heartbleed” bug vulnerability which is a programming flaw in Open SSL encrypted websites used to secure private information online. This flaw potentially allows fraudsters to access usernames and passwords which may …
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