financial safety

Keeping Your Finances Safe While Traveling

This time of year, the landscape of Minnesota consists of slushy roads coated in a thin layer of salt, morning temperatures so cold that you can see your breath, and a mixture of dull grey skies and extremely bright sunlight. But most of all, it’s cold. If you’re planning on escaping the Midwestern chill by going on a vacation, we can’t say that we blame you. But while you’re packing your suitcases full of swim suits and sunscreen, don’t forget about your finances. Traveling away from your bank, whether it’s a state or an entire country away, can leave your...

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Heritage Bank is Officially Open in Northfield!

Hello, new neighbors! We’re excited to announce that our Northfield branch is, as of late December 2019, officially open for business. This location has a lot to offer, so we talked with Vice President Ken Organ to get the full scope of what to expect from this brand new building and everything that’s happening inside of it! In what ways does Heritage stand out amidst its competitors? I believe we are unique in the fact that we are still family-owned and operated. Our family and staff live in the communities we serve…. Northfield, Dennison, West Concord, and Dodge Center. What...

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Which Heritage Bank Checking Account is Right for Me?

Checking accounts allow easy access to your funds. Their accessibility comes in handy for everything from grocery shopping, grabbing a quick cup of coffee, or making a payment on your electric bill. Those are just a few examples, of course. Checking accounts are an excellent fit for all kinds of situations. At Heritage Bank, we have four different checking account options: Easy Checking, Personal Checking, Interest Checking, and Premium Checking. It’s always good to have options, but we understand that choosing between all four may be overwhelming if you’re not confident about what makes them each distinctive. So, how do...

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I’m Ready To Buy A House…Now What?

The prospect of buying a new home is an exciting one, from your first steps through the door or an open house to picking out paint colors for the living room. But there is one element of homeownership that often makes people cringe: A Mortgage. Hopefully, you didn’t read that word and exit out of your web browser, shut down your computer, and walk away. Our team at Heritage Bank understands that the process of getting a mortgage is overwhelming, but we’re here to help. As a bank that is locally owned and family operated, we know how important it is to have a home...

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We’re Dedicated to Growing Our Technology Capabilities

We are focused on growing our technology capabilities and making everything more accessible and user-friendly for you! A few of the ways we are doing this is through mobile banking, online bill pay and the newest addition of Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay with your Heritage Bank Debit Card. Mobile Banking Banking from your phone is now easier than ever! You can manage your accounts no matter where you go. Check your account balances, receive alerts about your account activity along with many other key features. All you need to do is download the Heritage Bank App and...

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4 Tips to Start Building Your Credit in College

College can be a stressful time full of due dates, group projects, and exams. But one thing you shouldn’t need to worry about is your credit score. It’s essential to start taking steps toward building up your credit before you need it. While we recommend doing all of the research you can, here are some helpful tips to get you started building your credit while still in college: 1. Become an Authorized User on a Trusted Family Member’s CardAs long as your family member has good credit, becoming an authorized user on their card is a great option. This will...

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Holiday Spending

6 Tips to Budget Holiday Spending

The holiday season is right around the corner, and that means stuffing your face full of delicious foods, catching up with family, and spending more money than you would like! We are here to help you save money and still enjoy the holidays just as much, if not more. Here are a few tips we have to help you budget for the holidays! Set a limit of how much you can spend:  Step one of any budget plan is to establish how much you can, and are willing to, spend and try not to go over!  Make a list of...

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Co-Branding With A Coffee Shop

We sat down with Ken Organ, Branch Manager, to talk about the new coffee shop in their Northfield location. We learned about the ideas behind the coffee shop and how the bank and the coffee shop will work hand in hand to create a comfortable and inviting location. Why did you want to change up the common bank feel?    We have always been a more casual bank, and we wanted to stay with that theme. We wanted to help people feel comfortable when they come in. Our goal was to create a new space that wasn’t stuffy or stodgy; we...

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Meet the Team: Jennifer Robicheau

When you bank at Heritage, rest assured we have a vested interest in you and your community. Being family-owned and operated, we live and work in the communities we serve. The faces you see are committed to meeting your needs and earning your trust. Our employees are like family to us. Without them, we would not be able to keep everything running. Help us by saying hello to one of our amazing employees, Jennifer Robicheau! Please stop into one of our branch locations and we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to serving you!

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How to Switch to Heritage Bank in 5 Easy Steps

We understand that moving all of your finances to a new bank sounds intimidating. What if you forget to change the account number on your automatic utility payment? Or your paycheck goes to the wrong location? With Heritage Bank, we’ll walk you through the process, step by step, to ensure a successful transition. Your financial future is as important to us as it is to you, and we want you to feel confident that your money is in the right hands. With the help of our Making the Switch Checklist, you can easily keep track of everything you need to...

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