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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    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

    Small Business Grants in Wisconsin & Our Local Communities

    Small businesses nationwide have been hit hard by mandatory closures and safety measures required to slow the spread of COVID-19. While many have turned to federal relief programs like the Paycheck Protection...

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

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 05/13/2020

    Relationships: One of the Many Benefits of Community Banking

    There are more than 30 million small businesses (defined as 500 employees or less) in the United States, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), and a little over 5,000 community banks. Fortunately,...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Dave Coggins
    Date: 05/08/2020

    PPP: A Reminder of Why the Program was Created and the Good it is Doing

    As a result of the publicity surrounding several large public companies receiving large Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and the firestorm it created, we've been asked by a number of our customers whether we...

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

    Benefits of Community Business Bank