Author: Matt Lemke
Date: 07/11/2018

The Benefits of Digital Banking

It’s no secret that banking at traditional brick-and-mortar branches is no longer the first choice for many banking customers. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the American Bankers Association, when consumers...

Topics: Cash Management, General Business

Author: Jeff Duffrin
Date: 06/27/2018

How to Prepare Your Business for a Loan

Securing a loan is something the majority of businesses will do at some point, yet for many, the process is surrounded by confusion: What does it take to qualify for different types of loans? What does a bank...

Topics: Financing, Business Growth, General Business

Author: Will Deppiesse
Date: 06/20/2018

How to Finance a Manufacturing Expansion

I recently had the honor of giving a presentation at the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance (NEWMA) full membership meeting, along with fellow ICB business banker Mark Maurer. Though those in attendance...

Topics: Financing, Business Growth

Author: Sandy Retzki
Date: 06/13/2018

The Basics of a Business Line of Credit (LOC)

While most business owners are familiar with a business line of credit (LOC), many who are considering leveraging this financial tool for managing cash flow want to understand more, such as how interest rates are...

Topics: Financing, Business Growth

Author: Lindsay Meyer
Date: 06/06/2018

Options for Business Deposit Accounts

When it comes to choosing the right deposit account for your business, the options can seem overwhelming, as banks offer a wide variety of deposit products and services. This blog will help you understand the options...

Topics: Cash Management

Author: Dave Diedrich
Date: 06/04/2018

The 5 Cs of Credit Analysis: How Banks Evaluate Potential Borrowers

When bankers enter into loan discussions with potential borrowers, they often rely on a system referred to in the industry as “The 5 Cs of credit” to evaluate the risk associated with the specific loans and...

Topics: Financing, General Business

Author: Matt Lemke
Date: 05/23/2018

What Businesses Need to Know About Bank Deposit Offers

Choosing the proper bank account for your business is not an easy task. Companies of all types and sizes need to be aware of the various offers available, as some contain “catches” and “fine print.” A frank...

Topics: Cash Management, General Business

Changing Business Banks: Questions to Ask to Ensure a Smooth Transition

Written by Bryan Orth Robert Seal

There are many factors that may precipitate a change in business banks, including dissatisfaction with your current bank’s customer service, outgrowing its financial product...

Topics: General Business

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