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Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home November 12, 2019

A home purchase is likely one of the largest financial investments you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s important to get this one right. For the best financial outcomes, avoid the following mistakes. Taking on too much: You think you’ve found your dream home, but it’s outside your housing budget. So, you try to stretch that […]

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Buying a Term Life Insurance Policy November 4, 2019

Term life insurance (life insurance that is in effect for a limited period of time instead of your entire life) can sometimes be the right answer. Before covering the why, let’s review how term life insurance works. Let’s say you have a term life policy for $500,000 with a “term” of 15 years. If you […]

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How Telematics Is Transforming Insurance October 22, 2019

Technology is transforming every aspect of our lives, and insurance is no exception. Insurance carriers are tapping into automotive telematics to guide insurance premiums. What is telematics? This is a form of communications technology that can be used for monitoring a vehicle to determine driving behaviors. Using a combination of GPS, Bluetooth, and mobile devices, […]

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Cyber Security for Mobile October 18, 2019

Almost all Americans, regardless of age, are using mobile devices. Often, mobile devices are used for sensitive activities, including banking, online shopping and social networking. Some of these activities require users to provide personal information such as their names, account numbers, addresses, email addresses and passwords. Moreover, apps routinely ask for access to information stored […]

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Second $5,000 Touchdown Throw Winner in Owen-Withee October 16, 2019

Forward Bank sponsored a $5,000 Touchdown Throw on October 11th at the Owen-Withee Blackhawks football game and saw it’s second winner! The lucky participant, Ryan Gutsch, was selected at random from the crowd to attempt a 15 yard throw into a 32-gallon barrel sitting on the goal line for a chance to win $2,500 for […]

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