Top 5 ICB Business Blog Articles of 2020

    The year-end typically brings a lot of countdowns…top songs of the year, top news stories of the year, top streaming shows of the year, and of course, the countdown to midnight on New Years Eve. At the end of each...

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

    Author: Kristy Stiefvater
    Date: 11/18/2020

    Conversations to Have With Your Business Banker

    “Failure to plan is planning to fail” is an adage we’ve all heard, and there’s good reason for that. When it comes to businesses, planning requires communication and goal-setting with your business banker at the...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , Business Acquisition , General Business

    Author: Jason Wery
    Date: 11/11/2020

    Advantages of Banking Locally

    Just as it’s advantageous to shop local, it really pays to bank locally.In fact, community banks have the highest ranking in customer satisfaction – 83% - according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Finance...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Will Deppiesse
    Date: 10/19/2020

    How to Finance a Manufacturing Expansion

    With interest rates being cut substantially early in 2020 to assist the economy with the global pandemic, interest rates are at or near an all-time low. If you are expanding your business, there is an opportunity to...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth

    Author: Tim Schneider
    Date: 09/16/2020

    How Deposits in a Community Bank Help Local Businesses Thrive

    Small and medium-sized businesses rely on their local communities to help them succeed, as it’s these communities that supply many of their customers, workers and vendors. When these businesses partner with local...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    What are the 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: Dave Coggins
    Date: 06/19/2020

    Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA)

    Debt Forgiveness Application Process Update Version 2.0

    Recently we provided an extensive update on the debt forgiveness phase of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) based primarily on changes brought about by the...

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

    Author: Tom Pennings
    Date: 06/04/2020

    Working Capital or Capital Expenditure: Which LOC is Right for You?

    It’s estimated that nearly 50% of small businesses have a line of credit (LOC) in place, and about one-third utilize it on a regular basis.1 If you’re thinking of an LOC, here are some factors to consider when...

    Topics: Financing

    Benefits of Community Business Bank