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

    Author: Lindsay Meyer
    Date: 05/08/2019

    7 Tips To Help You Prevent Cash Flow Crunch

    If you own a small business or manage a nonprofit, you know managing day-to-day expenses can be tricky, especially when payments or donations are inconsistent. If you have experienced temporary cash flow problems...

    Topics: Cash Management , General Business , Nonprofit

    Author: Will Deppiesse
    Date: 04/10/2019

    8 Things Every Nonprofit Needs to Do to Keep Their Budget on Track

    The financial health of nonprofit organizations is incredibly important to our communities. Having served on several nonprofit boards over the years, it has become clear to me that good financial health is essential...

    Topics: Cash Management , General Business , Nonprofit

    Author: Sandy Retzki
    Date: 02/27/2019

    Managing Small Business Working Capital: Guidelines & Solutions

    Every small business owner, regardless of industry and employee count, needs to understand their company’s working capital cycle, or the amount of time it takes from producing a product or service to receiving...

    Topics: Cash Management

    Top 5 ICB Business Blog Articles of 2018

    As we begin 2019, we’d like to thank all of our subscribers for following the ICB Business Blog! If you like the content we share, please don’t hesitate to recommend our blog to a friend, or share on your social...

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

    9 of Our Favorite Business Websites

    Last month, we featured a list of favorite books recommended by our business banking team. But if you’re short on time and looking for a quick fix of information to access on the go, we can help with that too!

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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank