Bank in Tightwad builds its future one laugh at a time

Banks typically adopt new names to shed geographic definition, to mark a completed merger, or add pizzazz to their brand. It’s a practical move. But for the Reading State Bank in Kansas, taking a new name is practically a joke – and it might be just what the $13 million community bank needs to boost deposits. [Continue]

Corporate Matters

Wis. banker never hears the word ‘No’ – literally Starting a bank is no small feat – just ask Jim and Jeanine Meisser. Lake Shore Bank, Sheboygan, Wis., has received a state charter and expects to open for business in the third quarter of 2008. The effort began in 2006. The Meissers, who have a combined … Read more