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Behind Every Successful Small Business is a Great Business Banker — Here’s How to Find One

If you own a small business, choosing the right business banker should be high on your list of important partnerships. Your financial institution can maximize your funds, be a source of future financing (such as loans or lines of credit), provide resources to help you manage your finances better, and help you achieve your overall revenue goals.     The best way to

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Wealth Management Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

When you’re an entrepreneur, you’re in charge of all business details — including finances. By taking the time now to think about the future, you can intentionally set your business up for financial security beyond the day-to-day flow of income and expenses. You don’t need an employer to prepare for retirement, get insurance or create

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How to Get Your Business from Survival Mode to Proactive Mode

Many of us have been in survival mode for the last six months while we figure out how to manage everything associated with the pandemic. Here are four things you can do to shift your business from a reactive, safety mode to a proactive mode where you can start moving ahead again.   Recognize survival mode  Survival mode isn’t something a business can sustain for the long term. Survival mode is

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Business Banking Tips for Nonprofits: How to Get the Most Out of Your Financial Institution

Beyond using a bank or credit union as a place to save and withdraw money, it’s not always clear what you should expect from a financial institution or how to get the most out of your banking relationship. Your nonprofit should hold the bar high when choosing a financial institution. A business banker can be one of your greatest

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Lines of Credit and Working Capital Solutions for Business Owners

Having reliable access to working capital is critical to any business’s health, and a lack of access is often to blame when issues arise at an otherwise healthy company. Working capital can come in several forms, and those forms typically follow a company’s stage of life. For a young startup, the most common source of working capital may be the owner’s personal

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