Author: Jeff Jagodinsky
    Date: 12/11/2019

    The Basics of Personal Guarantees in Business Loans

    When pursuing a small business loan, chances are your lender will ask you to provide a personal guarantee. But, if you’re a new business owner, you may have questions about the purpose of personal guarantees and how...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth

    Author: Jeff Ebel
    Date: 11/20/2019

    Should I Become an Angel Investor?

    Investopedia defines an angel investor as “a high net worth individual who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs, typically in exchange for ownership equity in the company. Often, angel...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    The Top 4 Benefits of Working with a Community-Based Business Bank

    Whether you’re getting ready to launch your own small business or are a second-generation owner of an established family business, finding the right bank can be key to reaching your goals. With many options...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , Cash Management , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Mark Maurer
    Date: 10/16/2019

    What to Consider When a Young Business Grows Quickly

    Somewhere in the corner of a brewery in Sheboygan sits a very dusty case of beer… a case of beer that served as the seed that would blossom into 3 Sheeps Brewing Company. The story actually starts in 1926, when 3...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , Cash Management , General Business

    Author: Deanna Genske
    Date: 09/25/2019

    The Untapped Workforce of Individuals with Disabilities

    Many people do not understand or stop to think much about the term disability. Disability is a natural part of the human experience, something that will affect the vast majority of us directly or indirectly at some...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business , Nonprofit

    Author: Vicki Updike
    Date: 09/18/2019

    Developing a Community of Strong Women Leaders

    When we collaborate with people who are different than we are – be it in gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, experience or upbringing – we all benefit. The results associated with supporting female leaders...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 08/14/2019

    Evaluating the Decision to Lease vs. Buy Equipment

    Companies regularly find themselves in the position of having to invest in equipment that will allow them to continue growing their businesses. If those businesses are startups, the need is sometimes more urgent, as...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , Cash Management

    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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank