Dollars & Sense

Want more detailed information on loans, renting vs. buying, credit scores, or finances? Check out Heartland Bank's blog! We update with new information often.


How to Avoid Romance Scams

May 15th, 2019

People looking for romance are hoping to be swept off their feet, not caught up in a scam. Stay safe with a few helpful tips.



Strategies to Reduce Debt

May 07th, 2019

Paying down debt is possible when you know what you owe and what you can do to repay it. Develop a debt reduction strategy that works with your finances.


6 Credit Mistakes that Could Be Costing You Money

May 07th, 2019

When it comes to credit, you may be making mistakes that are costing you money in the long run. Avoid these six financial pitfalls.


6 Helpful Home Buying Considerations

May 06th, 2019

Buying a new home this spring? Check out these six helpful considerations you shouldn’t overlook before make an offer!


Credit Score Facts

April 16th, 2019

Given much thought to your credit score? If you are buying a home this spring, you should! Check out these useful credit score facts.


How Much Does Owning a Pet Really Cost?

March 28th, 2019

Can you put a dollar amount on how much you love your pet? Actually, you can — and should.So you’ve decided to get a pet. Here’s what to expect in terms of expenses:


How to Keep Home Improvements From Demolishing Your Budget

March 28th, 2019

Owning a home can be expensive, and monthly costs can be volatile. You can prepare for your mortgage payment, but if a leaky roof catches you off guard, your entire budget could be thrown out of whack.


Spring Flowers or Fall Showers?

March 22nd, 2019

Mother Nature has finally sprung spring! The green shoots sprouting in the flowerbed and the robins joyfully chirping in the trees tell us spring is, finally, here and summer is just around the corner.