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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

March 2013: Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan is honored to be recognized once again as a 5-Star rated bank by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm. Bauer’s highest 5-Star rating indicates that Hastings City Bank excels in areas of capital, asset quality, profitability and much more. What’s more, Hastings City Bank has earned this highest rating for the most recent 14 consecutive quarters.

“Since 1983, BauerFinancial has been rating the nation’s financial institutions”, reflects Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm, “In all that time, one thing has remained constant: top performing institutions maintain strong policies, prudent underwriting and responsible investment. Hastings City Bank is a bank you can put your trust in.”

Financial strength has been the priority for Hastings City Bank since its inception in 1886. Through its seven conveniently located branch offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville, and Wayland, Hastings City Bank has been a source of pride for its local community for 127 years ( Hastings City Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

Hastings City Bank: …meeting customer needs, exceeding expectations.

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting


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