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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

Highpoint Community Bank

A 5-Star Superior Bank

September 2017: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan has 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.) Highpoint Community Bank has earned and maintained this top 5-Star rating for 32 consecutive quarters, and that deserves recognition.

“By earning Bauer’s highest 5-Star rating, Highpoint Community Bank proves to its customers and the community that it is committed to their needs and to financial discipline,” notes Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “As times change, so do customers’ needs. Community banks like Highpoint Community Bank excel at finding ways to meet these ever-changing needs while maintaining financial discipline and prudent underwriting.”

Highpoint Community Bank was established in 1886, and has been providing personal service to its neighbors and friends for the 131 years since. Today it operates through eight conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can be found on the internet at

Highpoint Community Bank: “Your Homtown 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, Inc. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.


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5-Star Bauer Rating