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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

Hastings City Bank

5-Star Rated for 36 Consecutive Quarters

September 2018: Coral Gables, Florida, BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly affirms that Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan has once again earned its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. In fact, Hastings City Bank has earned and maintained this top rating for 36 consecutive quarters.

“This achievement requires tremendous resilience and fortitude,” observes Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “We saw a lot of banks that were lacking those qualities that are, unfortunately, no longer around. But community banks, like Hastings City Bank, have some definite advantages. Its smaller size allows its team to know each customer more intimately, which not only makes every customer a priority, it also improves loan underwriting.”

Hastings City Bank has been making its neighbors its number 1 priority since 1886. Today, after 132 years, it is creating a better banking experience for customers through seven conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and online at

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

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5-Star Bauer Rating