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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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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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