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System maintenance is scheduled from 11:00 PM on Saturday, Feb 24 to 11:00 AM on Sunday, Feb 25 (Central Time) to improve processing power and increase capacity for data storage. This affects all debit card customers and online/mobile banking users. We apologize for any inconvenience. Posted 2/22/18

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

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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Heritage Bank receives a 5 star rating

Heritage Bank receives a 5 star rating

Through the years BauerFinancial has earned the reputation of “the nation’s bank rating service”.

If all banks and credit unions have federal deposit insurance what difference does it make what the rating is? Consumers (and businesses) that exceed the deposit insurance limit could lose some of their money in a bank failure; it is surprisingly easy to go over the insurance limit without realizing it due to interest payments, proceeds from the sale of a house, retirement accounts, death of a signer on the account, conditional …

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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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