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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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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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3 Tips For Strong Passwords

Wait…what’s my password again? It happens to all of us. But as inconvenient as remembering multiple passwords to multiple online accounts can be, using something as generic as “Password123” isn’t always the safest alternative. In fact, creating strong passwords is one of the best ways to keep your personal information safe from scammers. Here are three simple tips from the … Continue reading

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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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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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Equifax Data Breach: What You Need To Know

At Horicon Bank, our goal is to keep you informed on recent scams, data breaches and all other forms of fraud that might threaten your personal information. If you haven’t heard of the Equifax Data Breach yet, here are a few quick facts: At this time, it is estimated that 142 million Americans had their personal information exposed during this … Continue reading

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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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