Author: Dave Coggins
    Date: 10/21/2020

    Ag Advocacy: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Today’s Consumer

    Several years ago, I wrote a blog about the importance of those of us in agriculture standing up and advocating for our industry as we interact with our families, friends, coworkers and neighbors. At that time, I was...

    Topics: General Business

    Author: Lindsay Meyer
    Date: 10/15/2020

    Prevent Cash Flow Crunch with these 6 Tips

    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: Anne Denissen
    Date: 10/07/2020

    Businesses Beware: 3 Fraud Horror Stories that Could Happen to You!

    As we approach the Halloween season, we thought it would be appropriate to share some horror stories of business fraud that we have witnessed through the years. Check fraud is one of the most common scams out there,...

    Topics: Risk/Fraud , Cash Management , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Melissa Schamburek
    Date: 09/23/2020

    For ICB Founding CEO Bill Censky, Navigating Change is Second Nature

    Investors Community Bank co-founder and former president, CEO and Chairman of the Board William (Bill) Censky has likely seen faster technological change during his 50-year banking career than any other time in...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    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

    Author: Bryan Orth
    Date: 09/09/2020

    Switching to a Community-Based Business Bank CAN Be Easy


    Tom Chermak, President of CHER-MAKE Sausage Company in Manitowoc, is a third-generation sausage maker. His grandfather, Emil Chermak, started the business 90 years ago to share his great old-world sausage recipes...

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

    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: Melissa Schamburek
    Date: 08/12/2020

    7 Tips for Keeping Remote Employees Engaged

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the way companies view working from home. Employers had to flex quickly to adjust to a remote workforce, many with only a weekend's notice. Some employees have now cautiously...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank