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In the last decade cyber-frauds have arisen using increasingly sophisticated technologies…all aimed at separating you from your money. Here is a review of today’s most prevalent frauds, with some advice for keeping your private information secure.

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Is your home looking a little weathered and worn? Maybe your family is growing and you need an addition to your house. Maybe your home needs upgrades before it can be put on the market.


Michigan City, Indiana-Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ: HBNC), the parent of Horizon Bank announced the completion of the integration of the business and operations of the former Peoples Federal Savings Bank.​


What is Corporate Account Takeover? Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable.


Michigan City, IN — Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dan Hampton to (the) Central Indiana team. He will serve as the bank's new Market President for the Indianapolis area.


Paying for purchases by smartphone is becoming increasingly viable. Three major companies now enable consumers to buy goods at participating merchants with their credit or debit card by just waving a smartphone over the payment terminal. In fact, a major smartphone manufacturer recently teamed up with many banks and merchants to make the service available to anyone buying the newest version of its smartphone. What should you know about using your smartphone to pay in a store or a restaurant?


Michigan City, Indiana – Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GM: HBNC) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in its quarterly dividend from 14 cents to 15 cents per share. This represents a 7.1% increase and a dividend yield of 2.47% based on the price per share of $24.26 as of the close of business on September 15, 2015, the date on which the Board approved the increase. The dividend will be paid on October 16, 2015 to shareholders of record on October 2, 2015.


Horizon Bank announces the promotion of several key market leaders as it works to complete the integration of Peoples Federal Savings Bank.


It’s your first time being on your own and you suddenly realize that money isn’t actually growing on trees—yes, you read that right! Now, if you are lucky, you have had the chance to build-up a fair amount of savings to prepare for this new adventure. If not…well, let us help you get started!


A trust is a legal entity that is created for the purpose of transferring property to a trustee for the benefit of a third person (beneficiary). The trustee manages the property for the beneficiary according to the terms specified in the trust document.


Americans will soon have a newer, safer way to make purchases. All of the major credit card companies have begun to re-issue cards featuring a microchip for enhanced protection against fraud. The “chip cards” represent a new standard of payment in the U.S. — but they’ve already been in use for years in Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, and Asia. In those places, chip technology has already demonstrated its ability to minimize fraudulent purchases.


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