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The Keys to Financial Wellness for Millennials

By Roslyn Lash Getting a job, buying a car, buying a home — all of these milestones are both exciting and at times stressful for young adults just getting started. For many people, these are wonderful goals that help push them forward. But as millennials build their careers, start families and consider their futures, it’s important to remember

Bank Accounts to Open for your Small Business

Bank Accounts to Open for Your Small Business One of the most important decisions you’ll make when starting a business is choosing the right bank accounts. As an entrepreneur, you’ll want to make sure you don’t mix your personal finances with your business money: If your cash isn’t kept separate, it could be hard to meet…

How Thieves Create Fake Identities with Kids’ Social Security Numbers

Identity theft, or identity fraud, once meant crooks were churning out fake credit cards. But as that became easier to detect, a more insidious crime has evolved: the creation of completely new identities. Known as “synthetic identity theft,” it involves fraudsters using a combination of fake information, such as a fictitious name, and real data,

Highland Bank Welcomes Barry Sorensen

We are pleased to welcome Barry Sorensen, Vice President/Business Banker, as the newest member of our business banking team! Learn More

Highland Bank is Featured Business of the Month

We are honored to be the Highland Business Association’s featured business of the month! The Highland Business Association is committed to promoting, representing and supporting the Highland Park Business Community.

Beneficial Ownership

Overview In May 2016, the U.S. government passed a new regulation regarding the beneficial ownership of legal entity customers. Going forward, it will be mandatory for all financial institutions to comply with this regulation by identifying the ultimate beneficial owner(s) and a controlling person of a legal entity customer opening or maintaining an account. In