Is Your Data Secure? Try our ICB Fraud Risk Assessment Tool

    Did you know that 60% of small companies go out of business within six months of a cyberattack? (U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance) Or that the average small business spends $690,000 recovering from an attack?...

    Topics: Risk/Fraud , Cash Management , General Business , Nonprofit

    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

    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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Bryan Orth
    Date: 10/09/2019

    The Benefits of Direct Deposit — More than Just Payroll

    Setting up direct deposit for your organization puts a simple process in place that transfers payroll funds electronically from your business checking account into each employee’s account at his or her own financial...

    Topics: Cash Management

    Author: Lindsay Meyer
    Date: 09/11/2019

    Business Deposit Accounts Explained

    The route to financial success begins by selecting the right deposit account for your business. Unfortunately, this critical decision is not always easy. Since banks offer a wide variety of deposit products and...

    Topics: Cash Management

    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: 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: 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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank