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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 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

Highland Bank Partners with Innovative Women Business Owners

Women-owned businesses are on the rise, and many of them are doing some of the most exciting and creative work in the country. The Glass Ceiling is still firmly in place, but more and more women entrepreneurs are angling to shatter it. Not only that, women business owners are steadily boosting our economy…

2017 Community Involvement

Highland Bank’s Community Involvement Program (CIP) is designed to make our communities stronger by reciprocating support given to the bank by the customers and communities that we serve.

Equifax Extends Free Credit Freezes

Equifax has extended its offer of free credit freezes through June 30. Equifax made freezes free late last year in the wake of a data breach that compromised personal data on about 145 million U.S. consumers. The offer had been set to expire on Wednesday. If you’re looking to keep your credit data from being accessed,

Making the Most of E-Banking

You’re probably at least somewhat tech-savvy, but when it comes to digital banking, you might be missing out on a few time-saving tricks.