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Race For Wellness: A Success!

With 170 registrants and a warm September day, Horicon Bank completed their sixth 5K Run/Walk for Wellness in Lakeside Park on Saturday, September 16th. Collaborating once again with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), which is a nationwide organization whose mission is to provide education, support and advocacy for families and people with mental illness, all race proceeds benefit the local Fond du Lac … Continue reading

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How I Made The Most Of My Credit Card

You’ve heard the story before – the friend that got themselves into a little trouble because they loved their credit card a little too much. That friend was me. I used to buy things I couldn’t afford just because I thought I “needed” them. I even charged a vacation to a tropical island in my 20’s (one I certainly couldn’t … 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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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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Best Financial Resolutions for 2017

Maybe you’ve set financial resolutions in the past that fizzled out early on. Or maybe you didn’t quite accomplish all you had hoped to. Or maybe this will be the first year you commit to making changes and setting financial goals. We know how hard it can be to stick to new resolutions without a clear direction and a support … Continue reading

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Tune-Up Your Finances

When is the last time you had a check-up…on your finances? It’s far more common to schedule routine maintenance for your vehicle or a personal doctor appointment, however having your financial wellness checked regularly can be just as important. We recommend sitting down with your personal banker every year for a Financial Wellness Check-Up. Try making it a habit by … Continue reading

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Introducing The New HB Kids Club!

How many of you wish you had started saving money sooner than you did? Why not help your loved ones get on the right financial track at an early age and sign them up for our HB Kids Club! Whether you have kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews this new club is sure to help inspire and assist them in reaching … Continue reading

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To Have And To Hold…And To Share A Bank Account?

There is a laundry list of topics we all have been told should be discussed before walking down the aisle to avoid problems down the road, and finances is near the very TOP of that list. You’re most likely aware of your partner’s spending habits and general income, but there is much more to discuss in the world of finance. … Continue reading

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Traveling Tips To Keep Your Money Safe

Imagine getting some much needed R & R while soaking up the sun on a tropical beach or taking the family on that trip to Disney you’ve been promising for the past 5 years…when suddenly panic sets in. Somewhere in between applying sunscreen for the third time and ordering lunch at the pool, your wallet has gone missing. Your dreams … Continue reading

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