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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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Register To Race For The Red, White And Blue!

Horicon Bank’s 5K Run/Walk for the Red, White and Blue is back! And this year, all race proceeds benefit the Gold Star Memorial Trail – a local effort to build a recreational trail connecting Dodge County communities from Mayville to Beaver Dam. The trail will memorialize and honor fallen service members from the area. We’re racing through Horicon on Saturday, … Continue reading

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#120ActsOfCaring: Complete!

Back in September, we decided to celebrate our 120-year anniversary with more than just a cake. We challenged our employees to complete 120 Acts of Caring – a challenge that fits well with our mission to be “Bankers who CARE.” Being a “banker who cares,” means we care about our Communities, Associates, Relationships and Expectations. As a community bank, we … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals: Mike Fleischman

Our next Horicon Bank Original features West Bend business banker Mike Fleischman. Listen to his story as he tells about what sets Horicon Bank apart.

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Horicon Bank Originals: Fred F. Schwertfeger

Hear the story of our President, Fred F. Schwertfeger and how his role has shaped the story of Horicon Bank!

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6 Financial Tips For Military Families

Military families face unique challenges. Challenges the rest of us may never have to deal with. “Service members and their families often cite finances as one of their most significant stressors, even more so than deployments and personal relationships,” said Corey Carlisle, executive director of the ABA Foundation. “Service members can’t adequately focus on the job at hand if they … Continue reading

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Tax Scammers Are Targeting You. Here’s What To Do.

Tax time is here. And during Identity Theft Awareness Week, it’s a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Two common tax time scams revolve around scammers pretending to be something they are not – you or the IRS. The Federal Trade Commission warns of these two tax time scams and what you can do. Tax Identity … Continue reading

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Horicon Bank Originals Series Debuts!

We’ve started a brand new video series called “Horicon Bank Originals.” Each original video features a different Horicon Banker or Horicon Bank customer telling their story. Check out our first original featuring our very own Advertising Specialist, Amy Banaszak!            

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