Refined lending approach attuned to business lifecycles

Refined lending approach attuned to business lifecycles

/ Features
The best companies in your loan portfolio are likely the ones at capacity, providing stable and predictable return on investment. It doesn’t matter if these firms are large economic enterprises or small mom-n-pop shops — sales and earnings variances are low and businesses experience planned growth with long term stability ...
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Charter conversions not a concern for Otting

Charter conversions not a concern for Otting

/ Features, More News
The number of national bank charters in the Midwest has dropped precipitously in the last decade. And while industry contraction ...
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Marijuana dollars spreading

Marijuana dollars spreading

/ Regional Meetings
Banks are increasingly going to have to consider the implications of doing business with companies that come into contact with ...
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Old National rolls out new Minnesota banking team

Old National rolls out new Minnesota banking team

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Indiana's Old National Bank named three executives who joined it through recent deals to lead its operations in Minnesota. Jim ...
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Chronicles

First Midwest to merge with Bridgeview

/ Chronicles, More News
A pair of Chicago banks will merge in the first half of 2019. First Midwest Bancorp inked a deal to ...
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Student loan debtors want the gift of repayment

/ Chronicles, More News
As exciting as a new iPhone Xs Max might be, nearly three quarters of student loan debtors would rather receive ...
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Wisconsin bank sells branch to CU

/ Chronicles, More News
CCF Bank, a subsidiary of Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc., is selling its Rochester Hills, Mich., branch to Lake Michigan Credit ...
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People

Bank of Springfield president retiring

/ More News, Retirements
Michael L. McGlasson, president of Bank of Springfield, Ill., has announced his plan to retire effective December 31. He will ...
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Peoples Bank names slate of business, real estate lenders

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Bellingham, Wash.-based Peoples Bank announced the appointment of new commercial banking and real estate loan officers in King, Snohomish and ...
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Heartland names new head of commercial lending

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
David Prince was named executive vice president and head of commercial lending at Dubuque, Iowa-based Heartland Financial USA. He will ...
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Opinion

Bankers in a position to tackle student debt

/ Hiring & Retention
The student debt statistics are stunning: 45 million Americans hold $1.5 trillion in student loans, for example. This kind of ...
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SAAS delivery changes options for merchant payments

/ Technology
Richard McShirley has worked for years in the payments field and shared his thoughts on what banks need to be ...
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Personal branding offers benefits beyond increased recognition

/ Marketing
People pick their bank in part because they can reach their banker when needed. Why not convert that into a ...
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Community Relations

Westbury ends 2018 with $67,400 in grants

/ Community Relations, More News
Wisconsin’s Westbury Bank Charitable Foundation approved requests totaling $27,400 for the second funding cycle, totalling $67,400 in grants for 2018 ...
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Sound Community joins gender equity effort

/ Community Relations, More News
Seattle’s Sound Community Bank announced a partnership with 100% Talent, an employer-led gender equity initiative of Women’s Funding Alliance ...
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Iowa bank blazes trails

/ Community Relations, More News
State Savings Bank, Creston, Iowa, announced its commitment to expanding the trail system in Cherokee, Iowa, by contributing $25,000 ...
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