Author: Will Deppiesse
    Date: 06/27/2019

    Develop a Business Expansion Plan with Your Banker

    The outlook for U.S. businesses is solid, with the CEO Economic Outlook Index still above its historical average of 82.6 at 89.5 in the second quarter of 2019.  Most financials we see from companies continue to...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business , Government Loan Programs/Financing Options

    The Impact of Workplace Injuries

    Is your business prepared to respond to a workplace injury? Are you aware of the degree of costs incurred when injuries occur? Most importantly; are you set-up to provide the highest level of care and support to your...

    Topics: General Business

    Author: Jeff Jagodinsky
    Date: 06/12/2019

    Buying a Small Business: Steps Involved in Getting the Right Financing

    Part I: Preparing for a Successful Acquisition

    Anyone who has started his or her own business from the ground up knows that it’s an immense amount of work...and risk. When acquiring an already established business,...

    Topics: Business Acquisition

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Tiffany Binish
    Date: 06/05/2019

    6 Cash Flow Strategies You Probably Aren’t Using

    Business owners make a profound local impact, as we learned in a recent ICB Financial Sense Blog. They provide jobs, increase the tax base of the community, offer a unique local flair, and many times, give back to...

    Topics: Business Growth , Cash Management

    Author: Bill Hodgkiss
    Date: 05/22/2019

    ICB Economic Update - Spring 2019

    As a business bank, we know how important it is to keep current on economic conditions in your region and the state, but sometimes only national data is readily available. That’s why we bring you the ICB Economic...

    Topics: General Business

    Author: Matt Lemke
    Date: 05/15/2019

    9 Key Cash Management Strategies for Cyclical Businesses

    Municipalities and private businesses with cyclical inventory and production requirements often struggle to ensure that they have sufficient cash to consistently fund operations throughout the typical peaks and...

    Topics: Cash Management

    Author: Lindsay Meyer
    Date: 05/08/2019

    7 Tips To Help You Prevent Cash Flow Crunch

    If you are a small business owner, you know managing day-to-day expenses can be tricky, especially when payments from clients are inconsistent. If you have experienced temporary cash flow problems here and there, you...

    Topics: Cash Management , General Business

    Author: Steve Van Remortel
    Date: 04/24/2019

    The ONE Secret to Talent Retention

    The #1 challenge I hear leaders talking about these days is having the quantity and the quality of talent to serve their customers and achieve the organization’s annual objectives and budget. You have to recruit and...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank