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Empower Your Strategy: How to Navigate Uncertainty Surrounding Rising Interest Rates

Rising interest rates have most people feeling uncertain, and with good reason. The drastic rate hikes affect many areas of our lives and, if not properly managed, can land you in serious financial trouble. Read more here as we discuss measures you can use to navigate successfully through these uncertain times.   The Federal Reserve …

Commercial Card Program Nationally Ranked Seventh Year in a Row

Ranked Among the Highest Purchase Volumes For U.S. Visa® and Mastercard Commercial Card Issuers August 1, 2022 — [bank:bank-name], a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) that operates under the brand name HTLF, continues to display consistent strength in the payments space. Nilson Report ranked HTLF among the top U.S. …

The Inflation and Interest Rates Relationship: A Match Made in Heaven or a Troubled Couple?

We all know that when inflation falls, so do interest rates, and then when inflation trends upward, interest rates rise to fight back. But the relationship between inflation and interest rates runs deeper than simple supply and demand and investors would do well to understand the parallels and recognize the red flags. Read more here to see how to …

Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Investments and the Infrastructure Bill

Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Investments to Be Fueled by the 2021 Infrastructure Bill? With the inception of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, (IIJA) in November 2021, many manufacturing executives are already taking this opportunity to increase operational efficiency by investing in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) to connect …

Farming Technology: Is it Time to Upgrade Your Farm Management System?

American farmers contribute significantly to the overall US GDP annually and figures in this regard highlight just how significant their services are. The last two years, in particular, have seen significant growth as farmers have looked to expand. With this level of growth, however, comes more overheads—particularly in the form of software and …