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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Hastings City Bank
An Invaluable Partner to the Community

June 2017: Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan is pleased to report it has once again earned a coveted 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. (A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.) Hastings City Bank has earned and maintained this top 5-Star rating for 31 consecutive quarters, and that deserves recognition.

“Hastings City Bank is an integral member of the community,” remarks Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Its support provides the vitality the community needs to remain socially, educationally and commercially vibrant. A strong community, in turn, produces a strong community bank.  And the cycle continues. True community banks, like Hastings City Bank, understand that what is good for the community is equally good for them, making them an invaluable neighbor.”

Established in 1886, Hastings City Bank has been providing value to its neighbors and friends for 131 years. Today it operates through eight conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can also be found on the web at hastingscitybank.com.

Hastings City Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”
Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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 can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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BauerFinancial, Inc. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.
 

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5-Star Bauer Rating

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Hastings City Bank
Once Again a Top Performer

March 2017: Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan proudly announces it is once again a top performer, earning a coveted 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. (A five-star rating indicates that this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.) Hastings City Bank has earned this top honor for 30 consecutive quarters.

“Hastings City Bank is a prime example of a community bank excelling at what a community bank was meant to do,” explains Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “It employs locally, thereby having the same personal investment in the community as its customers; it makes decisions locally, often for neighbors and friends; and it focuses on quality as opposed to quantity. That focus has paid off for both Hastings City Bank and for its community.”

Hastings City Bank was established in 1886 and has been providing quality banking services to its neighbors and friends ever since. Today, after 131 years, it operates through seven conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can also be found on the internet at hastingscitybank.com.

Hastings City Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”
Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and bank rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and banks since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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BauerFinancial, Inc. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.
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5-Star Bauer Rating

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Hastings City Bank
Recognized as One of the Strongest Banks in the Nation

December 2016: BAUERFINANCIAL, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm congratulates Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan for ringing-in 2017 with its highest 5-Star Superior rating. Hastings City Bank is no newcomer to Bauer’s 5-Star Rating. In fact, Hastings City Bank has earned this top honor for 29 consecutive quarters.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, commends Hastings City Bank for maintaining a strong capital position while fulfilling its commitment to solving the financial needs of the local communities. “Community banks aren’t pushing products or services on you that you don’t need or want”, says Dorway. “They are there to provide a service and fill a need, which Hastings City Bank has been able to do seamlessly all while maintaining its pristine health.”

Hastings City Bank was established in 1886 and has been providing quality banking services to its neighbors and friends ever since. Today, after 130 years, it operates through seven conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and on the web at hastingscitybank.com.

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

Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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 can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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BAUERFINANCIAL, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114

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5-Star Bauer Rating

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Hastings City Bank
28 Straight 5-Star Ratings

September 2016: Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan proudly announces it has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BAUERFINANCIAL, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. To earn Bauer’s Highest 5-Star rating, Hastings City Bank must excel in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, loan quality, and more. This marks the 28th consecutive quarter that Hastings City Bank has earned this rating.

“Not only does Hastings City Bank have 28 quarters of 5-Star ratings behind it, its strong capital position and prudent loan underwriting give us every reason to believe it will continue to do so”, contends Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Knowing its customers is one of the keys to intelligent underwriting, and as a community bank, Hastings City Bank has an inside track.”

Established in 1886, Hastings City Bank has been providing quality banking services to its neighbors and friends for 130 years. Today it operates through seven conveniently located branch offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can also be found online at hastingscitybank.com.

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

Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender
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 can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting bauerfinancial.com.

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BAUERFINANCIAL, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114

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5-star Bauer rating

EMV Chip Cards

In an effort to provide you with added security, we will be replacing your current Hastings City Bank debit card with an EMV Chip Card. A chip card is like the card you currently have, but includes an embedded microchip. The chip contains information that is encrypted, making it extremely difficult for the card to be copied or counterfeited. Your chip card will also have a magnetic strip on the back so you can continue using your card while merchants are transitioning to new chip enabled terminals. Your new card will have the same card number and pin. Simply activate your new card when it arrives and destroy your old card.

For more information about EMV Chip Cards visit the link below:

https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/consumers/features-benefits/chip.html

Feel free to contact us with any questions at 888-422-2280. Thank you for choosing Hastings City Bank.