Tag Archives: Money Saving

Molly Dietz

Sep 03 2019

Are You Financially Prepared for a Disaster?


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National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families for disaster and emergency planning. The 2019 theme is “Prepared, Not Scared.” It’s important to make sure you’re …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Aug 28 2019

Lemon Boss Wrap-Up 2019


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At Hills Bank, we support local businesses of all shapes and sizes. During our fifth year of Lemon Boss, we helped over 350, 5-12 years old start their own businesses. We had young entrepreneurs from Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin participate …
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Brenda Langenberg

Jul 31 2019

How to Prepare for Iowa’s Tax-Free Weekend


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Iowa’s Tax-Free Weekend is this Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd. 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 certain …
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Brenda Langenberg

Jun 03 2019

Do You Know the Next Lemon Boss?


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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 go just that by becoming a Lemon Boss! This summer, Hills Bank wants …
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Brenda Langenberg

Feb 13 2019

How to Deposit a Check using Hills Bank’s App


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In an effort to bring more convenience and flexibility to your banking needs, Hills Bank has a mobile deposit feature so you can deposit checks from our mobile apps available in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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Jennifer Lough

Dec 26 2018

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


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Once basic account needs are met with a basic checking and/or savings account, you may decide that adding a more robust account to your portfolio would better suit your financial needs. Money Market accounts (MMAs) and Certificate of Deposits (CDs) …
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Jennifer Lough

Dec 19 2018

What’s the Difference between a 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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Erin Grabe

Dec 05 2018

Should You Save Money or Pay Off Debt?


Respect your elders. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Say please and thank you. All great things our parents taught us. But what about how to balance managing debt – specifically student loan debt–with saving money–for retirement, our own children’s …
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Chris Lewis

Nov 21 2018

4 Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday


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If you’re like many Americans, you’ve done some Black Friday shopping, but are now looking for Cyber Monday deals to complete your holiday gift list. As you shop online for deals this Cyber Monday, please keep the following tips in …
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Molly Dietz

Nov 19 2018

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner


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We have officially entered the holiday season. As wonderful as this time of the year is, we know it can sometimes be expensive and stressful as well. Here are three tips to help you save money on your Thanksgiving dinner.

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