Financial Education

Business Financing Options 2018

Business Financing Options 2018

Starting or expanding a business can be challenging and often impossible for those without the right financial partner looking out for you and your business. That’s why many business owners opt for traditional business loan financing through reputable, established...

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Scouting Around for the Right Bank Account

Scouting Around for the Right Bank Account

Have you heard the adage, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch?” The “free lunch” in the saying refers to the nineteenth-century practice in American bars of offering a “free lunch” in order to entice drinking customers. Those customers ended up paying a lot for...

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Equifax Breach

Equifax Breach

Many of you have learned of the security breach of Equifax, a major U.S. credit reporting agency. It has been reported that personal information from approximately 143MM U.S. consumers was potentially compromised. There are things that you can do to protect your...

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Will the Feds Raise Rates?

Will the Feds Raise Rates?

Bankers get this question a lot – from customers, investors, and our bank boards. There are seemingly endless experts out there with an opinion based upon their assessment of the latest economic data, world events, and the psychology of the individual Fed governors....

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