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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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Before The ‘I Do’

Let’s face it, weddings can be expensive. Weddings are typically a huge financial burden for many newlyweds just starting their new lives together. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way! Start out with smart planning and a little creativity and you can easily have an unforgettable wedding – without breaking the bank. Build A Wedding Budget … Continue reading

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A Great Place To Work…5 Years Running

For the fifth year in a row, we’ve earned a spot on the list of Top Places to work in southeastern Wisconsin…and it couldn’t feel any better! Each year the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ranks Wisconsin employers based on results of an extensive survey process conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLC. The “Top Workplaces” list is determined based solely on employee feedback. … 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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Celebrate The Community Banks In Your Life!

Happy Community Banking Month—a time to celebrate the nation’s more than 6,000 community banks and the communities they serve! What differentiates a community bank from other banks? Community banks’ commitment to supporting their local community through employment, reinvestment and volunteerism. Community banks thrive when their customers and communities do the same, so looking out for the best interest of their … Continue reading

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Go Green. Save Green.

Almost everywhere you look, you find people actively trying to “go green” and lessen the amount of waste they create. Children are reminded to please turn off the lights when they leave a room, mothers grab their canvas totes out of the back seat before heading into the grocery store, and fathers program the thermostat and try to limit the … Continue reading

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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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