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FAQs about Equifax Breach

FAQs about Equifax Breach

I’ve been hearing about the Equifax breach in the news. What happened?

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, experienced a massive data breach. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information for about 182,000 people.

Was my information stolen?

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance it was. Go to a special website set up by …

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News for Mobile Banking Users

News for Mobile Banking Users

Effective June 25 2017, changes are being implemented to keep the security at the highest possible level for Mobile Banking. You will need to be sure that your device is on a compatible OS (Operating System).

Please ensure that you are using a compatible version as listed below.

Android users with devices on Android KitKat 4.4-4.4.4 (Level 20) and above will be able to connect to Mobile Banking
Iphone users with devices on iOS 8 and above will be able to connect to Mobile Banking

 

If you are on an …

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CRITICAL WITH CREDIT PROFESSIONALS

CONTINUING EDUCATION CRITICAL WITH CREDIT PROFESSIONALS

Credit Professionals like Travis Jones must keep in tune with ever-changing credit environment

[SPICER, MN] – Heritage Bank is proud to announce that Travis Jones, CRC, passed the Credit Risk Certification test through the Risk Management Association.

The exam covered seven broad areas of credit risk assessment.  This new knowledge allows Travis to work on a deeper level with his clients to prepare for unexpected incidents.  Proactively discussing risks and developing a plan to address those risks gives clients a peace of mind when these events occur.

Jones, …

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GORDON BRINGS NEW ENERGY TO HERITAGE AG DEPARTMENT

GORDON BRINGS NEW ENERGY TO HERITAGE AG DEPARTMENT

Experience and proficiency will fuel the growth of Heritage Bank’s Rural Iowa Ag Team

 [Holstein, IA] – Heritage Bank N.A. welcomes Tony Gordon, a lender with a strong history in the ag industry. Gordon joins our team as an Ag Relationship Manager in our rural Iowa market.

Mr. Gordon’s portfolio includes farm clients in the rural Iowa market.  “Having more than 20 years of agriculture lending experience, Tony is ready to help our ag customers,” Market President Dave Brown said.  “With his expertise in lending, leasing, machinery …

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Online Banking Improvements

Online Banking Improvements

We invite you to check out our new Online Banking site!

Improvements of the site where you manage your Online Banking are listed below. Some may apply to you, and some may not… but all are designed to make banking with Heritage Bank more convenient and provide you with easier access to your accounts. Check out our Online Video Tour of the new site!

“We have had many requests over the past couple of years to upgrade our online banking, to improve navigation, make it easier to search transactions …

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BUSINESS BANKING TEAM ADDS VALUABLE EXPERTISE

BUSINESS BANKING TEAM ADDS VALUABLE EXPERTISE

New Business Banker a critical piece in our expansion

Heritage Bank N.A. is excited to announce the hiring of Brian Zech as a Business Relationship Manager in Sioux City.

“Brian is well-suited for the Sioux City market as he specializes in commercial real estate and has worked with all aspects of operating and equipment loans,” Market President Dave Brown said. “The expertise he brings is a perfect fit with our Business Banking team.”

As a Relationship Manager in our unique Team of Three approach, Zech will lead the development of client relationships …

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Great relationships drive great success

Great relationships drive great success

REEMTSMA BELIEVES GREAT RELATIONSHIPS DRIVE GREAT SUCCESS

With over a decade of banking experience, Reemtsma touts relationships as key component

[SIBLEY, IA] – Heritage Bank N.A. is proud to announce Mike Reemtsma, a skilled banking professional with a strong focus in agribusiness, has a new office in Sibley, IA. Mr. Reemtsma is an Ag Relationship Manager with our Ag Banking team.

Reemtsma has committed his entire banking career to the agribusiness community. “Mike has worked with all aspects of farming, from livestock to real estate acquisition,” Iowa/South Dakota Market President …

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HELPFUL HINTS FOR VACATIONERS

HELPFUL HINTS FOR VACATIONERS

As people start heading off to vacations in different places, there are a few things everyone should remember when it comes to keeping your spending money safe on vacation.

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CardValet™ is a free mobile app that provides the ability to turn your debit card off and on and actively manage your usage by defining when, where, and how your debit card is used.

Here are a few helpful hints to keep you and your money safe while on vacation:

Make sure to let your bank or financial institution know when …

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Martin Jager extends reach of Heritage Business Team

Martin Jager extends reach of Heritage Business Team

The addition of a new Business Banker is a critical piece in the expansion of our service area

Heritage Bank N.A. is excited to announce the hiring of Marilee Martin Jager as a Business Relationship Manager. Ms. Martin Jager complements the team, bringing more than 12 years of banking experience from various sized markets.

“Marilee’s thorough knowledge of the financial industry and her attention to detail will prove highly beneficial to the clients she serves throughout central and western Minnesota,” Market President Ross Magnuson said. “We are …

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Brugger bolsters Ag Team in Central Minnesota

Brugger bolsters Ag Team in Central Minnesota

Heritage Bank is preparing for spring by strengthening, filling out Ag Team

Heritage Bank N.A. welcomes Susan Brugger, a lender with a rich history in the ag industry. Ms. Brugger joins our team as an Ag Relationship Manager.

Brugger is working with farm clients in central Minnesota. “Susan’s professional history with lending and insurance, partnered with her hands-on experience on the family farm makes her invaluable,” Market President Ross Magnuson said.  “She has firsthand knowledge of what a farmer needs and, with Heritage Bank, she has the …

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