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2018 MN Keystone Program Honored Company

We’re thrilled to receive a 2018 Minnesota Keystone Program Honored Company Award! Highland Bank has been a steady influence in the greater Twin Cities community for 75 years by providing both financial support and investing hundreds of volunteer hours. Our corporate giving aims to highlight programs that prioritize and grow commerce in our communities, while also strengthening

Managing a Loved One’s Finances After Death

Apart from the pain of a family member or close friend’s passing, settling their financial matters can be time-consuming and difficult. You may have to comb through paperwork from bank accounts to life insurance policies. Although not exhaustive, these steps can ease the process of sorting through the deceased’s finances. 1. Know who’s responsible A will

7 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

Most teenagers probably won’t leap at the prospect of learning about personal finance on their own. That’s why it’s important to take the time to teach them smart money management. To get the conversation started, here are seven topics worth discussing to help your teen avoid costly financial missteps in the future. Encourage your teen

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