Author: Kristy Stiefvater
    Date: 08/07/2019

    3 Easy Ways to Leverage Your Business Banker’s Expertise

    As a business owner, you know your business like no one else. You understand its peaks and valleys – and the corresponding financial and cash flow needs that accompany them. Though we may not work directly in your...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Sandy Retzki
    Date: 07/24/2019

    The Basics of a Business Line of Credit (LOC)

    A recent report on The State of Small Business Cash Flow states approximately 69% of small business owners have been kept up at night due to cash flow concerns. Any small business owner will agree that efficient cash...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth

    Author: Bryan Orth
    Date: 07/10/2019

    How to Leverage Automation to Save Your Business Time and Money

    As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. From managing inventory to hiring, training and retaining staff, and community involvement, we understand that your days are full. Did you know there are ways...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    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

    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 , Nonprofit

    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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank