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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Highpoint Community Bank
Recognized as One of the Strongest Banks in the Nation

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

Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, commends Highpoint Community 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 Highpoint Community Bank has been able to do seamlessly all while maintaining its pristine health.”

Highpoint Community 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

Highpoint Community 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, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114

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5-Star Bauer Rating