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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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We’re 121 Years Old. And An Official “Historical Place.”

It’s official! We’re 121 years old. And to celebrate, we have a special announcement. The State of Wisconsin Historical Society has added “Horicon State Bank,” our original bank building in Horicon, to the State Register of Historical Places! That means, we are now eligible to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places when the Wisconsin Historical Society presents … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Rose Petitte

Up next in our Original Series, it’s Vice President of Retail Sales, Rose Petitte. Rose came to Horicon Bank from a much larger institution after she discovered she was missing that “community bank feeling.” Learn more about Rose and Horicon Bank by watching her video!

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How To Choose The Right Checking Account

A checking account is a checking account. They’re all the same, right? Well…not quite. Checking accounts are a great way to get access to your money quickly and easily. But they’re not all created equal when it comes to meeting your individual needs. So what should you look for when shopping around for a checking account. Bank Locations Is having … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Jim Blise

Meet Jim Blise – owner of Design 2 Construct and member of the Horicon Bank Board of Directors. Jim’s experience is unique. As a customer and director, he appreciates the efficient and personal loan process at Horicon Bank. Learn more by watching his video!

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Horicon Bank And WB COLUMNS Race For Scholarships

Horicon Bank and West Bend COLUMNS are teaming up to help high school students achieve their goals – and it’s not just a walk in the park. “Since 1926, West Bend COLUMNS has been funding scholarships for local high school graduates,” explained Rose Petitte, COLUMNS President and Horicon Bank VP. “And in 2013, COLUMNS added the ‘Not Just A Walk … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Joins Exclusive Club

Horicon Bank recently earned an “Outstanding” CRA rating, the highest rating available from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and was one of only twenty FDIC regulated banks to earn the honor in 2017. In fact, Horicon Bank was the only bank in the FDIC Chicago region to receive an “Outstanding” rating. CRA stands for the Federal “Community Reinvestment Act.” … Continue reading

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