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6 Money Tips To Help You Care For Your Loved One

Financial caregivers play a major role in ensuring that their loved ones maintain the best quality of life possible and that all finances – from routine to complex – are managed wisely. In part two of our series focusing on Older Americans, we’ll look at 6 helpful tips the American Bankers Association gives to providing the best financial care possible … Continue reading

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What Is A Financial Caregiver?

May is Older Americans Month, and part of celebrating our older generation means recognizing the financial needs of our loved ones as they age – and the part we play in helping them manage their finances. In part one of our two part series focusing on Older Americans, we’re looking at the financial role we play and the duties of … Continue reading

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6 Ways Community Banks Are Different From “Big Banks”

As we finish up celebrating Community Banking month for one more year, we’re focusing on the best reasons to love community banks – from local reinvestment of funds to local community involvement. But what exactly makes a community bank different from a “big bank”? The Independent Community Bankers Association lays out 6 reasons to choose Main Street over Wall Street. … Continue reading

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Beneficial Ownership Rule: What It Means For Your Business

Starting May 11, 2018, business owners are going to want to give themselves a little extra time at the bank when they open a new account. In an effort to curb money laundering and combat terrorism and national security threats, the US Government will require all banks to follow new Customer Due Diligence Requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act. Most … Continue reading

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Community Banks: Sustaining The Local Economy

This April, we recognize the more than 52,000 community banks nationwide making a difference in the communities they serve. Of those 52,000 banks, 2,500 have been investing in their communities for over 100 years. Horicon Bank is proud to be one of them. At Horicon Bank, we’ve always closely identified with the marsh that surrounds our main office. And just … Continue reading

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8 Money Saving Tips For The Budget Traveler

This time of year in Wisconsin, locals are looking to get out. Get out of the cold. Get out of the dreary weather. Get out of the state. But what if you have spring break dreams and a shoestring budget? Saving on travel really can be possible, if you know the tricks. Know The Right Time To Travel If you’re … Continue reading

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Northwoods Paper Converting: A Business Success Story

What is paper converting? And how did Northwoods Paper Converting, Inc. grow into the Business of the Year in Beaver Dam? Check out their story and how Horicon Bank helped them along the way.

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How Cyber Secure Is Your Business?

As a business owner, you probably have a lock on the door. Maybe even security cameras in the corner. But how well do you protect the technology of your business? With new technology, comes new risks and strategies for protection. This checklist from the National Cyber Security Alliance is designed to help you identify the technology in your business you … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Original: Fred C. Schwertfeger

What is at the core of Horicon Bank? Fred C. Schwertfeger, Vice President of Marketing, is here to tell you!

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Two Ways Your Business Can Streamline Payments

For most businesses, the accounts receivable process can be a little clunky. But it doesn’t have to be. Horicon Bank now offers two business solutions to speed up your payment process and keep your costs down. By partnering with Financial Transmission Network, Inc., or FTNI, Horicon Bank can now offer a streamlined approach to the accounts receivable process; this means … Continue reading

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