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Farm Operators impacted by government shutdown

Farm Operators impacted by government shutdown

Written by Kent Thiesse, Farm Management Analyst

Dated January 7, 2019

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has entered its third week (as of January 7). The shutdown officially began after December 21, 2018. Through the holiday season, most of the discussion regarding the shutdown has been around the political division over the issues that initially lead to the shutdown. However, as the shutdown continues, more federal government services that will be suspended or reduced are being identified, and several of those could impact farm operators and …

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are currently looking for dynamic, hard-working people for several job postings – if you would like more information or would like to apply, we encourage you to contact Human Resources today!

Check out our Career Opportunities page and get your resume submitted today!

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Scammers may attack via text and voice

Scammers may attack via text and voice

Malicious malware and scammers are constantly finding different ways to reach their targets. Whether it is via text scams (Smishing) or voice phone calls (Vishing), it is wise to educate yourself and be smart about what actions you take. As always, the first line of defense against cyber attacks is the user.

SMS or Text Phishing (Smishing)

Many people have had messages arriving as a text from unknown numbers urging you to reply to a number or to click on a link and open it in your …

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New Debit Card Fraud Alert Service

New Debit Card Fraud Alert Service

Heritage Bank is committed to continually providing you with the most advanced fraud protection available. As part of that commitment, we are pleased to introduce text-based debit card fraud alerts.

Although we already offer this service by phone, this new service improvement allows us to contact you first via text when we identify a potentially fraudulent debit card transaction. After receiving an alert, simply reply to the text message to confirm that the transaction was authorized by you or is fraudulent.

Messages will come from the number …

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CD Special – Increased Rates

CD Special – Increased Rates

Lock in with our 6 month CD special!
2.21% APY
on minimum deposits of $10,000
(Annual Percentage Yield of 2.21%, interest rate of 2.20%)
2.31% APY
on minimum deposits of $100,000
(Annual Percentage Yield of 2.31%, interest rate of 2.30%)

Features:

-Rate effective 8/29/18

-CDs will automatically renew for 6 months

-Interest will compound at maturity or could be credited to another deposit account.

-Available to consumers and non-consumers

-Not available for public funds or brokered funds

-Available for a limited time.

-Fees may reduce earnings.

-Early withdrawal penalties may apply.

Check out our rates!

Learn more about our Triple Option CDs! 

Contact us to …

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COMPETING TO BUY A HOUSE IN THIS MARKET?

COMPETING TO BUY A HOUSE IN THIS MARKET?

First-time home buyers are both excited and nervous! There’s so much to learn, steps to take, research to do and then the big decision! It starts with the preparation and budgeting. Figuring out how to make the transition, when, where and what price point should be looked at. It can be overwhelming.
The first step needs to be getting pre- approved and we’ll talk more about that, but let’s just jump right to the end for now. Let’s say you do all the steps and then …

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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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Click “Manage your Card” (aka CardValet™ ) on our Mobile app and 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 …

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A 20-Year Vistage Journey to Better Business Leadership

“Vistage isn’t so much a place to have your questions answered, but rather a place to have your answers questioned.”

As a young entrepreneur walking away from a 15-year corporate career, Tom Geiger had a lot of confidence, but knew he’d miss the professional resources he had enjoyed at Cargill.

He sought out a membership in Vistage with the hope that the coaching and peer group interaction would help fill the gaps where his own knowledge and experience fell short. “At that time,” he says, “I felt like …

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Bundle up and Buy a Home!

Bundle up and Buy a Home!

It’s cold outside, winter is here, we’ve wrapped up the Holidays and less people are out and about.  Yes, this is all true because we live in the midwest!  So how do the winter months affect the housing market and what does that mean for you as a buyer?  Have you ever heard this said, “Oh, I think we’re just going to wait until spring”?  We’ve all heard it and it can be applied to many things but when it comes to the housing market, …

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Mobile Payments on Credit Cards

Mobile Payments on Credit Cards

Mobile Purchasing

Heritage Bank and Elan provide credit card users the latest in digital technology. Elan now offers cardmembers the ability to make secure mobile payments* with a compatible Apple®, Android®, or Samsung® phone, tablet, or watch without ever opening their wallet.

Mobile Payment Technology

Streamline Check Out

With Mobile purchasing, at check out, cardmembers can use their phone instead of swiping a card. They can simply wave their phone over a compatible terminal to pay. When they hold their phone near the terminal, they can “okay” the purchase …

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