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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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7 Ways To Use Your Tax Refund

Tax time. It’s a headache. But if you’re one of the 70 percent of US taxpayers receiving a tax refund averaging nearly $3,000, that refund check makes it all worth it. So how do you make that refund work for you? Tax season is the perfect time to hit the reset button on your finances. Your refund can help put … Continue reading

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How To Be A Savvy Giver This Holiday Season

We’re big fans of giving. Giving time, giving help, giving money. But it’s that last one that deserves some warning. Do you know where your charity dollars are going? How do you know they are reaching the cause that touches your heart? Take a minute to review a few helpful tips from the American Bankers Association on how to be … Continue reading

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Tips To Stay Stress Free During The Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays are stressful. With all the decorating, cookie exchanges, shopping, holiday cards, wrapping and parties it’s easy to get overwhelmed this time of year. Here are some helpful tips to help keep you from losing your mind and make the holidays a little more enjoyable. 1. Set a budget and stick to it. If you are … 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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