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Saving Starts Now

2017 has officially arrived. The party hats, noisemakers and “Auld Lang Syne” music have been put away for another year, but hopefully your resolutions haven’t. If you decided to get in better financial shape this year, your financial fitness goals probably have something to do with saving – saving for a home, saving for a rainy day, or even saving … Continue reading

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Best Financial Resolutions for 2017

Maybe you’ve set financial resolutions in the past that fizzled out early on. Or maybe you didn’t quite accomplish all you had hoped to. Or maybe this will be the first year you commit to making changes and setting financial goals. We know how hard it can be to stick to new resolutions without a clear direction and a support … Continue reading

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Snapshots Of 2016

What a year! Before we jump into January, let’s celebrate all our favorite moments from 2016. Our newest teammates made their first appearance. Welcome to Gilbert Goose and Ollie Otter! And then we kicked off our HB Kids Club. Turns out Gilbert and Ollie know a thing or two about saving! True to our tagline, Horicon Bankers made a bank-wide effort to clean … Continue reading

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Tis The Season For Holiday Scams

It’s not just the Grinch who is stealing Christmas – it’s clever holiday scammers. Don’t let them steal your holiday cheer this year. Stay informed and check out these helpful tips from the Better Business Bureau on how to spot common holiday scams. Phony Charities: Feeling generous? Great! But first make sure the charities you are giving to are legitimate. … Continue reading

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3 Steps To Mobile Security

We live in an increasingly mobile world. And as great as it is to be connected to friends across the world, to FaceTime with family in another state or have your groceries delivered just by clicking a button, that smartphone, tablet or laptop can be the door that opens your world to cybercrime. As we round out the end of Cyber Security … Continue reading

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Identity Thieves Have A New Target: Your Kids

So picture this- Little Johnny, a happy little 4-year-old boy is spending his days building cardboard rocket ships, annoying his big sister, making mud pies in the backyard and racking up thousands of dollars in credit card debt. Wait…what? You read that right- these days children are increasingly becoming targets of identity theft – leaving them with oodles of debt … Continue reading

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Investing In Community: A 120 Year Business Model

*This article first appeared in the 2016 September InSpire Magazine. Forging a business over 120 years takes resolve. Grit. Fortitude. And for Horicon Bank, kindness. Yesterday’s kindness… Since it’s opening on September 7, 1896, Horicon Bank has been built on a community banking premise – that good business involves reinvesting in the local community. In fact, during the height of … Continue reading

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Tune-Up Your Finances

When is the last time you had a check-up…on your finances? It’s far more common to schedule routine maintenance for your vehicle or a personal doctor appointment, however having your financial wellness checked regularly can be just as important. We recommend sitting down with your personal banker every year for a Financial Wellness Check-Up. Try making it a habit by … Continue reading

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We’re Racing For Wellness In Fond du Lac

We’re racing for wellness. Five years in a row. Horicon Bank’s 5K Run/Walk for Wellness is gearing up for its fifth race to be held on Saturday, September 17 in Lakeside Park. We are once again partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (or NAMI), a nationwide organization that works to provide education, support and advocacy for families and … Continue reading

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Introducing The New HB Kids Club!

How many of you wish you had started saving money sooner than you did? Why not help your loved ones get on the right financial track at an early age and sign them up for our HB Kids Club! Whether you have kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews this new club is sure to help inspire and assist them in reaching … Continue reading

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