Student Loan PSA: What Student Debt Really Looks Like

Obtaining your secondary education can be a landmark goal on your journey to success. By opening up opportunities, and enhancing your capabilities, the study of discipline gives you the skills you need to conquer your future ambitions. More often than not, student loans offer a helpful supplement when financing this experience. However, many students are

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7 Financial Goals to Make 2017 a Success

Heartland Bank challenges you to make 2017 the year of financial prosperity. Complete with an emergency fund, sound credit, and a monthly budget, you can conquer any fiscal goal so long as you keep moving towards it. To optimize your money management potential, we recommend these seven goals: Check Your Credit Score. There are many

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Best Part Time Jobs for Students

College is a time period in which you begin to choose your path in life. With decisions ranging from effort in class, extracurricular participation, and money management style, you will find yourself gaining more and more responsibilities each and every day. Continue to build your college experience with a part-time career to help you better

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Teaching Your Children the Meaning of Giving

The holiday season is all about giving. Whether it’s through time, labor, or funds, philanthropy is the spirit of the season. This December, help your little one’s understand the power of giving with these four lessons, courtesy of Heartland Bank: Help Yourself by Helping Others Did you know that every time you participate in “gift-giving

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5 Ways to Save on Your Home Energy Bill

The cold months are here, and so is the increase in your home’s energy usage. Before the days get too chilly, put these key steps in motion to save some serious pocket change on your next utility bill. Swap out your 40 watt bulbs for a more efficient LED bulb. While the lights themselves may

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The Envelope System 1-2-3

This age old budgeting system still offers valuable insights to individuals and families across the country. Simplistic in form, this budgeting tool can help you manage your funds through direct accountability and a simple tracking function. Get started today, and Heartland Bank will help you along the way! What is the envelope System? The envelope

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Community Banking: Why It’s a Wonderful Life

As the seasons begin to change, and the holidays approach, our team at Heartland Bank would like to share all the wonderful reasons we are grateful to be a community bank. Just like Mr. George Bailey, in the classic tale, It’s a Wonderful Life, we have found countless people and experiences that make our bank

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4 Ways New Homeowners Can Save on Their Taxes

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting and trying time in your life. Once all the papers are signed, and the keys turned over, it all seems worth it. That is until a pipe bursts, lightning knocks out a tree, or your dog decides to burst through the screen door. Not all hope is lost however.

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Low-Cost New Business Ideas

Creating a new business is an exciting journey filled with a constant flow of ups and downs. When deciding which industry to invest your time and money, consider these cost-effective options, courtesy of Heartland Bank: Virtual Assistant: Needing a basic set-up of only a desk, computer, and phone, this affordable opportunity allows you to work

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Election Season – Go Vote!

Each year millions of Americans make their ways to their polls to cast their vote! Republican, Democrat, or Third Party, it is through this system that the American people make their voice heard. On November 8, 2016 the United States will elect the next leader of the free world. Don’t you want to have a

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